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Thin Brick Program Offered Through Metropolitan Ceramics Now Includes Blends

The METROBRICK® Fast Ship Offering – available from Metropolitan Ceramics® –  now includes six timely blends along with an inventory of seven popular colors. All colors and blends are available in modular size and wire cut finish. There are also … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Tile for Open Concept Kitchens

There are more design options than you realize with commercial kitchen quarry tile. Above are three very different examples that all meet the requirements of the commercial kitchen environment. The latest trend in restaurant design from high-end bistros to casual … Continue reading

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Black is Always a Popular Design Choice

Photo – Metropolitan Ceramics Raven #710 used in The Kitchen Table at the Modern – Credit Ellen Silverman. Is black a color? Some say yes, some say no. In color theory, the mixture of black with a color is called shading … Continue reading

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XA Abrasive Added to List of Green Squared Certified Products

Since the inception of the ANSI A138.1 Green Squared® multi-attribute sustainability standard for tile and related materials, a variety of Metropolitan Ceramics® products have been third party certified. Now Metropolitan Ceramics’ premier added slip resistance quarry tile – XA Abrasive … Continue reading

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Choose the Right Floor for Restaurant Kitchens

Metropolitan Ceramics unglazed quarry tile is specifically designed to take the punishment of demanding areas like restaurant kitchen floors. Here are six reasons Metropolitan quarry tile outworks and outlasts the competition. metroceramics.com

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Product Features are Important, but the Benefit to the Customer is Really What Matters. 

For slip resistance and durability, the quality of Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile is unmatched. There isn’t a better product to use in high traffic areas subject to spills and moisture, which is why there have been millions of square feet … Continue reading

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Quarry Tile vs. Other Floor Finishes

We all know Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile is durable and long lasting, but did you know that Metropolitan Ceramics has the most favorable life cycle cost? The infographic shown below illustrates how quarry tile stacks up when compared to other … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Outdoor Projects

It’s time to go outdoors and look at ways to add to the beauty of a home with updates to the outdoor living space. Metropolitan Ceramics offers a broad range of tile and thin brick products that will help take these areas from bland to … Continue reading

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Slip Resisting Tile from Metropolitan Ceramics

Because they are so smooth, some glazed and porcelain tiles are just not suitable for wet and oily applications. Liquid can get trapped between the foot and the tile which in turn can lead to hydroplaning, slips, and falls. IT’S NO ACCIDENT Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Ceramics Offers Thin Brick

Thin brick presents a number of advantages when compared to the use of full bed brick. The natural resources/energy saved in production, shipping, and construction are prime examples. And thin brick can be installed around the home or business using … Continue reading

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