Flooring is an essential element of any building and add character to the building, especially when you first walk in. There are hundreds of different...
By Jason Cantin
A major part most home construction or home improvement projects is the flooring. In most cases, tiles are what are used for flooring. If you are located in the Tampa Bay Area, you may be interested in top places to buy tile in Tampa. Here is a list of some of the major suppliers who deal with tile in the Tampa Bay area.
Located on West Hillsborough Avenue, Tampa, the Carpet Store is one of the well-stocked dealers in tile that you can find in and around Tampa. This family-owned store founded by J D Manning has been around for over two decades and has three branches in the Tampa Bay Area under three different names:
Various brands of tiling in ceramic, porcelain and glass are available in all the major brands, and other types of flooring like cork, laminate and wood are also offered along with a wide range of carpets as well.
Yelp rating: 5 Stars
“One of my neighbors, whom happens to be an interior designer, referred me to this store. Clara was very professional and knowledgeable and when I compared prices with the competition the price she gave me was a lot cheaper! The installer Andrew arrived in a timely manner and was very polite. The crew was honest, on time and hardworking, constantly cleaned as they worked. I couldn’t be more pleased! Thank you!!!” – Samantha D, Lutz, Florida.
This dealer has its outlet on West Columbus Drive, Tampa. Gulf Tile & Cabinetry is a family business with a history that spans three generations. Established in 1960, the business in now located in three other locations across Florida. According to the company president, Frank J Garcia, “Service is our most important product”.
All the major brands of tiles can be found at this outlet. Gulf Tile & Cabinetry not only offers flooring products, but also undertakes flooring and stairs projects and kitchen remodeling.
Rating: 5 stars
“This is a beautiful showroom of tiles for people looking to remodel a kitchen or bathroom. They have a wide range of product, and the staff there is very helpful and super friendly.” – Michelle I, Tampa.
This retailer of tiles and other home accessories has three locations on the Dale Mabry Highway, Commerce Palms Drive and a regional office at Riveredge Drive. At Lowe’s Home Improvement, you are likely to get everything you need in tile. But it doesn’t end there, because this is also a highly net-savvy supplier of everything you could ever need with regard to home improvement from blinds, insulation and paint, to doors, lighting and garden accessories.
Tel: (813) 313-1321
Yelp rating: 4 stars
“This is my local Lowe’s and I am a big fan. I like to think I am relatively savvy when it comes to home improvement ‘stuff’ but I know I would not make it far on my projects without the help of the good people here at this Lowe’s.” – Fatima A, Tampa.
The Home Depot is located at Hillsborough, Florida. There are several branches in the Tampa Bay area as well, so it would be worthwhile to first locate the branch which is closest to your location. As the store has a strong online presence, you could also take the net route and order all of your stuff online. You will get all the major brands of ceramic, porcelain, natural stone and mosaic tile at The Home Depot. Not only are tiles sold, but a vast range of home improvement accessories as well, such as paint, kitchen appliances, doors and windows, bathroom accessories and so on.
Tel: (813) 960-0051
Yep rating: 4 stars
“I’ve come here a few times for various supplies for small projects in my apartment. Each time I’ve found what I needed at a decent price and friendly, helpful employees to help me when I couldn’t find what I was looking for. At times I wasn’t even sure what I needed and their guidance was much appreciated. They will always get my business.” Cathy C, Lutz, Fl.
The outlet is situated on Sheldon Road, Tampa, and you can get all your flooring needs from them. Hannover Floors is another company with a well-established internet network, so you can do a lot of your business with them online. All the major brands of tile are available, and the store has a good setup for installation as well, if you would like to outsource the entire project to them, end-to-end.
Tel: (813) 920-0706
Yelp rating: 5 stars
“Today is installation day and the entire crew from Hanover were great.They were on time, professional, quick and did a great job! The floors look spectacular.” – Kelleigh M, Tampa, Fl.
This flooring store is located on Anderson Road, Tampa. Prosource Wholesale Flooring was established in 1991 in response to an ever-increasing demand in the flooring business. Today, the whole range of ceramic tile in different brands is offered. The store also offers a variety of other flooring options, so it would be worthwhile to visit the store’s website before giving them a visit, to get a better idea of what would be best-suited for your home-improvement project.
Tel: (813) 888-7699
Yelp rating: 5 stars
“Not only do they have an amazing, showroom with every variety of wood floors I’ve ever heard of (or could find online), but they’ve got really different types of tile as well. The selection isn’t the story though. The staff, especially Linda, our salesperson of choice, have just been great. We haven’t cut a deal on flooring quite yet, but I just couldn’t wait to comment on what a pleasure it’s been dealing with them so far.” Mark S – Tampa.
Pando Flooring is located on South MacDill Avenue, and is a family-owned business that has been in existence since 1967, established by Jose Pando. The showroom at Tampa aims at providing personalized services that some of the bigger outlets might not be able to come up with. All the major brands of tile are in stock at Pando Flooring, and they offer all other flooring solutions as well, in hardwood, bamboo, laminates, vinyl, marble and granite.
Tel: (813) 902-8453
Yelp rating: 5 stars
“Our experience with Pando flooring from the design through build process was great! We have very busy work schedules and children in the home and Pando Flooring scheduled the install around our schedule and makes the entire process easy! I would highly recommend Pando Flooring to anyone considering a remodeling job.” – Casey C, Tampa.
This store is located on US Highway 19 at Pinellas Park, and was established in 1989. This store supplies a wide range of tile in ceramic, porcelain, stone, glass and mosaics, from noted brands like Island Stone, Porcelanosa, Maniscalco, and Dal Tile. Not only is tile and other flooring materials sold, but Tons of Tile provides associated materials like Schluter Waterproofing, trim strips, drains and all setting materials required for tile installation.
Tel: (727) 577-7433
Yelp rating: 5 stars
“The store had a huuuuge selection of stuff and they also had the color grout I needed as well. The folks there were super nice and knowledgeable and offered their assistance pretty quickly but didn’t hawk me while I was looking around. one thing I don’t like is a “hard” sale and they were really good about that.” – A P, DeLand, Fl,
With this handy list of top places to buy tile from in Tampa, your task of searching for a reliable supplier/installer for your home restoration project should be made easier, and you can put more energy into your actual project, rather than running from pillar to post looking for a source for your new flooring, but not knowing where to start.