In this article, we discuss the mystical beauty Of ONYX, the stone that throbs with life and inspires energy. Walk into our warehouse and see the smile on any of our staff’s faces when you ask them to lift a slab of onyx up for you, the result is spectacular. We lifted a slab for […]
There is great excitement at Union Tiles right now. A fantastic prize is on offer – any customer spending R40 000 or over will be entered into a lucky draw. Come into Union Tiles and have a look at some of the most beautiful tiles, mosaics, claddings and slabs on the market – you will be […]
What can we say about Quartzite? Well, it is a wonderful, hard and strong natural stone ideal for a variety of applications. What is quartzite made from? It is a hard, non- foliated metamorphic rock that was originally pure quartz sandstone. Sandstone is converted into quartzite through heating and pressure usually related to tectonic compression […]
Today we will chat about porcelain and the various textures found on Porcelain. Just to create a bit of confusion we will refer to a full body porcelain and this does not imply a person with a full body!
Union Tiles is proud to announce that Florim Magnum large format sintered porcelain stoneware tiles are now exclusively available from its stores nationwide.
Sandstone is generally formed from beds of sand below the sea or low lying areas. As this bed of sand subsides into the earth’s crust, usually pressed down by overlaying sediments, it is heated and compressed. Water flows slowly through all these tiny grains, importing minerals. Minerals crystallise around the sand grains and cement them […]
Although they look the same, the main difference between ceramic and porcelain tiles is that a porcelain tile is denser and less porous than a ceramic tile. In simple terms, this means a porcelain tile is much more hard wearing and suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. The extra density is a result of […]
Latest design trends are now shifting in the direction of decorative elements and composition patterns, combinations reminiscent of vintage style, created around the theme of memory. The shapes and details of the past weave a material fabric complete with recollections and historical allure.
So, what is wood-look tile flooring? Quite simply, it’s a porcelain tile that looks like wood. In fact many of these products look so real that, to the naked eye, it’s nearly impossible to know that what you are seeing is not real wood.
Terra-Stone slimline terrazzo tiles are suitable for both wall and floor. Available from Union Tiles, the range includes Carpet Stone, Lava Stone, Classic Polished, and Rustico. These lightweight terrazzo tiles are ideal for high traffic areas and can be used both indoors and outdoors.
The timeless beauty of natural stone has fascinated artisans and decorators throughout history. No two pieces are ever identical and the exquisite veining and patterns adds elegance and interest to any room.
With its translucent appearance, wide array of colours and rich patterns to choose from, onyx is a natural choice for those wanting a dramatic impact. Onyx is a natural stone that makes its presence felt in the luxury design area. It is a stone that is rarely found and it is becoming renowned for its extreme elegance, glamour and vividness.
Now popularly used on feature walls and floors, Union patterned tiles bring an old world, eye-catching charm to an otherwise ordinary space, creating an air of mystery and hinting at an interesting heritage.
Bamboo flooring is considered a hardwood in terms of its abrasion resistance, indentation resistance and toleration of moisture condition variations.
The creation of the Venice Stone product process by Venice Stone Internal Research and Development laboratories has created a new exclusive process, applicable to quartz surfaces, which unites the best of technical performance characteristics to the latest principles of environmental compatibility.
The true beauty of natural stone tiles is that no two pieces are the same. Each tile displays its own unique characteristics in the form of individual nuances of veins, shading, tonality and surface texture
This unique recycled glass tile brings sparkling life to feature walls. The tile is designed to be suitably combined with products such as ceramic, porcelain or natural stone tiles on walls