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Emser Tile Takes Home 2018 Training Top 125 Award

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Nov 28, 2017 8:07:16 AM


We’re honored to announce that Emser Tile was named a 2018 Training Top 125 winner by Training magazine. The global award, now in its 18th year, recognizes comprehensive learning and development programs. The accolade is determined by factors such as financial investment in employee development, and how learning and development programs are leveraged to achieve business goals and objectives.

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5 Care Tips for Cooking on Your Surfaces

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Nov 21, 2017 6:25:44 AM


With the hustle and bustle of the season, we make use of all our kitchen surfaces when cooking a hearty and crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving meal. Protect your floors and countertops this holiday season with these five care tips:

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4 Simple Tips for Creating a Joyful Thanksgiving

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Nov 14, 2017 8:54:05 AM

“Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.” - Karl Barth

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Surfacing in the Media

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Nov 8, 2017 10:44:51 AM


As proud members of the flooring, design, and builder industries, we are thrilled to share news of our latest collection launches, and branch and distribution center openings - all in support of our customers and partners across the country.

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Hauntingly Beautiful Architecture

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 31, 2017 9:19:41 AM


From inventive costumes to whimsical décor, we love the creativity that Halloween inspires. This year, we look to architecture’s past for a themed dose of inspiration: The Gothic era.

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Invigorate Your Kitchen & Bath Designs: A Q&A with Triton Stone Group

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 27, 2017 9:37:59 AM

The right combination of color and texture can elevate an interior environment to new heights. As we wrap up National Kitchen & Bath Month, we sat down with one of our valued partners, Triton Stone Group, to explore how to achieve today’s residential interior trends. Their insights inspire new ways to liven up your kitchen and bath to strike an ideal balance of form and function. 

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Top 5 Customer Inquiries About Tile & Natural Stone

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 25, 2017 11:57:21 AM


When selecting a tile or stone product for your home or commercial project, we know it’s important to have a full understanding of what you’re installing. Technical aspects can be just as important as the flooring, wall, or surface design. Today, we’re sharing the top five technical topics we discuss with customers:

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5 Inherent Ways Tile Contributes to an Eco-Conscious Workplace

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 19, 2017 9:20:54 AM


In today’s eco-conscious culture, designers and end users search for ways to create healthier, more environmentally friendly interior spaces. Significant importance is placed on a material’s impact in both the natural environment and the one it is used to create, especially the evolving corporate workplace.
 

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4 Fundamental Traits to Expect from Your Tile Partner

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 5, 2017 9:37:03 AM


We believe that customer service should be the core of a business and its company culture. In an industry that provides materials to transform homes and commercial environments, it’s even more important to ensure you have a partner you can count on - from pure accessibility to proactive solutions.

In honor of Customer Service Week this week, we’re highlighting the top four traits that make a tile provider, a tile partner.

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6 of Instagram’s Most Inspiring Baths

Posted by Barbara Haaksma on Oct 3, 2017 10:35:34 AM

We’re kicking off National Kitchen & Bath Month this October with our top six inspiring baths on Instagram. From slick and modern to rustic with texture, these baths are defining relaxation.

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We are driven by design, and in Finishing Thoughts, we bring it to life - sharing tile trends, spotlighting those who inspire us, and sparking creativity for residential and commercial spaces.

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