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Unread 10-17-2007, 09:51 AM   #1
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Can anyone identify this tile

This came out of a grocery store, and the owner thinks it's 20 years old.
Daltile said it mite me theirs but long gone

It has a granite look 3/8 thick 12x12 tile, the color is solid threw.
The pics may not show true color, it's pinkish
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Unread 10-17-2007, 10:09 AM   #2
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it could be a Crossville product but possibly also discontinued.
you will be lucky to find tile still around these days 7 years after its made.

look at the Cross Colors.
might be close or it could possibly be an Import that you will never find again.

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Unread 10-17-2007, 01:58 PM   #3
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Can I ask why you are trying to find out what tile you have? Are you replacing it?
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Unread 10-17-2007, 02:16 PM   #4
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Most of the store has this time and there are about 90 chipped and cracked pieces.

Clearly evidence of poor tiling, the pieces I picked up had no mortar under them.
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Unread 10-17-2007, 02:32 PM   #5
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it made 20 years but most likely sound like to me the mortar and tile broke bond over the years.
porcelain tile should be set with an latex enhanced mortar. so who knows what they used back then in your area on that job. the grout has probably been holding a lot of them in.

possibly time for a rip up and re-do.
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