How to Buy Terra Cotta Tile?

Answer Terra cotta tiles are made of natural clay, giving each tile uniquely varied earth tones and creating a rustic, or old world, feel. They are commonly produced in Europe or Mexico, either by hand or... Read More »

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How to Clean Terra-Cotta Tile?

Terra-cotta tile gives any space a rustic, earthy feel without the expense of hardwood or stone floors. Terra cotta is also very sturdy and will stay mold free if sealed properly. These deep red cl... Read More »

Why Did the Mediterraneans Use Terra Cotta Tile Roofs?

Terra-cotta tile roofing is widely used in areas of the Mediterranean including Italy, Greece, Turkey and Croatia. Tile roofs are long standing tradition and their durable use remains popular for b... Read More »

How to Remove Rust Stains From Terra Cotta Tile?

Terra cotta tiles are used for roofs and for both indoor and outdoor flooring. But because the tiles are made of natural clay, they are porous. This means they absorb water. For this reason, terra ... Read More »

What Is Terra Cotta?

Terra cotta is clay molded and baked for a specific use. The term literally means "baked earth" in Italian. The name terra cotta also refers to its red-orange color. The origin of the clay dictates... Read More »