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The Tiles4all family have been in business for over 100 years with 40 years of experience within the tiling industry but that is just a drop in the ocean. If we take a look back you may be surprised that tiles have been around for thousands of years.
Date: Jan 3 2019 8:47AM
When the weather turns seasonably damp, misty and cold, then there is no better place to be, than tucked around the kitchen table with your hands wrapped around a large mug of tea. Add a slice of delicious homemade cake and the day just got substantially cheerier.
Date: Jan 3 2019 8:55AM
Tiles have been around for millennia but it was the ever inventive Victorians (namely Herbert Minton) who revolutionised the way they were produced and consumed. In 1828 he started experimenting with techniques to mass manufacture encaustic tiles (the pattern is created from different colour clays not the glaze, making them exceptionally hard wearing) and in 1835 he published his first catalogue of products.
With the month-long slog that’s January done and dusted, we’re left with a strange feeling that the 80s are back (or a slightly dystopian version of the decade that taste forgot).
‘Welcome to suburbia’ should have been the strapline for the 1920s-30s; four-million homes were built between 1920 and 1939. Swathes of farmland, on the edges of towns and cities, were subsumed by the now ubiquitous three-bed semi-detached.
Date: Mar 18 2019 12:12PM