Wednesday, March 11, 2009

What Is in a Name?

Never heard of cement tile? Maybe you have. These durable, beautiful tiles go by many names.

Alcala 8"x8" Cement Tile Installation

Here are just a few common names that these tiles go by:

Cement Tiles

Hydraulic Tile

Encaustic Tile

Cuban Tiles

Barcelona Tile

Redondo Tile

Mission Tile

Portugese tegels

Mosaicos Hidraulicos, Ladrilhos Hidraulicos, Baldosas Hidraulicas, (in Spanish)

Carreaux de Ciment or carrelages du ciment (in French)

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