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Why choose wood-effect porcelain tiles

Posted by on February 22nd 2018 in Devon Tiles

Wood-effect porcelain ties

Did you know you can achieve the same appearance of wooden floors using porcelain tiles?

Using digital technology, a wide variety of wood effects can be applied to porcelain tiles to create a natural and realistic look. Our favourite collection, Expo by Arpa Ceramiche, features a perfect blend of natural, vintage, painted and distressed wood-effect tiles.​

Available in a range of sizes and colour options they can be used throughout the house.

If you love wooden floors and are unsure about wood-effect tiles, here are seven reasons to consider wood-effect porcelain tiles over wooden floorboards:

  1. Porcelain tiles are low maintenance and don’t require regular...

Do you love the look of a freestanding bath but lack the space?

Posted by on January 24th 2018 in Devon Tiles

Waters Ebb hybrid shower freestanding bath

Freestanding baths are one of the latest bathroom design trends but not always the most practical option.​

Two unique bath designs from Waters (Baths of Ashbourne) offer the perfect solution. The Ebb and Flow hybrid shower baths combine the space-saving benefit of a shower bath with the look and luxury of an open-ended freestanding bath.​

They are the perfect design option for smaller bathrooms or where hiding the pipework could be troublesome.​

For an even higher end look you can personalise your bath by customising the outer shell with any colour from the Farrow & Ball colour pallet.​

Key features:​
  • Variable thickness profile edge
  • Available in...

Christmas 2017 opening hours

Posted by on December 8th 2017 in Devon Tiles

Devon Tiles Christmas opening times

If you're planning to visit our tile and bathroom showroom over the Christmas holiday period, please note our opening times, which are as follows:

DATE OPENING TIMES Friday 22nd December 8am - 1pm Saturday 23rd December CLOSED Christmas Eve CLOSED Christmas Day CLOSED Boxing Day CLOSED Wednesday 27th December CLOSED Thursday 28th December 9am - 1pm Friday 29th December 9am - 1pm Saturday 30th December 9am - 1pm New Years Eve CLOSED Monday 1st January CLOSED Tuesday 2nd January 8am- 5pm Wednesday 3rd January 8am - 5pm

Our normal opening hours will resume on Wednesday 3rd January.

We'd like to wish all our customers a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year.

The largest size tiles ever seen!

Posted by on November 13th 2017 in Devon Tiles

Florim oversize Magnum

One of the biggest interior design trends of recent years has been a move towards large format tiles which give a clean and uninterrupted finish.

At Cersaie 2017, one of the largest international trade shows of ceramic tiles and bathroom furnishings, we were excited to see how this trend has been taken a step further with the introduction of extra-large format tiles.

Extra-large format tiles are available in sizes up to 1600 x 3200 mm.  They provide the opportunity to create a minimalist, seamless surface expanse with few grout lines and a great wow factor!

Extra-large format tiles aren’t suitable for the average-sized...

Natural stone effect tiles

Posted by on October 24th 2017 in Devon Tiles , Tiling tips & care

Calacatta marble effect tile

Natural stone tiles continue to be a popular choice for home tiles due to their beauty and unique appearance. While every tile has uniformity in base colour, the nature of the material means there is a slight variation and uniqueness to each tile.

Natural stone tiles are also extremely hardwearing and if properly maintained will last a lifetime.

However, natural stone tiles are high maintenance compared to their manmade counterparts. Natural stone tiles, especially the softer, more porous stones, such as marble, limestone, and travertine, require regular sealing to protect them from water, dirt and stains.

However, thanks to the development of digital...

Devon Tiles sponsor Exeter Chiefs player

Posted by on October 11th 2017 in Community, Devon Tiles

Devon Tiles sponsor Exeter Chiefs player

We’re delighted to announce our sponsorship of Exeter Chiefs player Charlie Wright for the 2017/18 season.

Charlie is new to the senior squad this season having come through the Chiefs’ Academy.

The son of a family friend, we’ve known Charlie since he was a young lad, even coaching him at cricket before he settled on rugby as his chosen sport! We jumped at the opportunity to sponsor a local player and can’t wait to see him progress this season.

Although injured throughout most of the 2016/17 season, we’re confident he’s going to do well this year and bring glory to his home town...

Introducing the smart toilet!

Posted by on September 20th 2017 in Devon Tiles

Roca In-Wash® Inspira Smart Toilet

The future of toilets is here at our Devon Tiles showroom! The In-Wash® Inspira Smart Toilet from Roca is now on display and available to order.

The innovative smart toilet uses the latest technology to combine a bidet function within the toilet and ensure maximum personal hygiene.

After toileting, an adjustable and retractable nozzle at the back of the toilet bowl provides a front and rear wash. The inbuilt drying function releases warm air after cleaning. The experience is controlled by the user with a simple to use remote control unit.

In-Wash® Inspira Smart Toilet Features:
  • Front and rear washing using clean water
  • Adjustable water...

Retail sales assistant vacancy

Posted by on August 1st 2017 in Devon Tiles

Devon tiles job vacancy

We're looking for someone to join our team.

This is a full-time role,  including Saturdays 9am-1pm. Half a day will be given off during the week in return for working Saturdays.

The successful candidate will be working in our successful shop assisting customers and colleagues with the sale of tiles and bathrooms to both trade and retail customers.

The candidate should have:

  • Great customer service skills
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Good organisation skills
  • Knowledge of tiles and/or bathrooms would be an advantage
  • Must be a team player who can help throughout the company
  • Strong work ethic
  • Clean driving licence required and a forklift licence would also be beneficial

Training will...

Tile display at Honiton Show

Posted by on July 10th 2017 in Devon Tiles

Tile display at Honiton Show

Come and see us next month at the Honiton Show, one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the country.

The show is being held on Thursday 3 August at the Honiton Showground, Stockers Farm, Gittisham. We'll be at stand number 63 in the Members Mall.

We'll have a selection of our latest tile and bathroom collections for you to view and will be on hand to answer all your tile related queries. Even if you're not interested in tiles right now, please pop by anyway for a chat.

The Honiton Show, a showcase for the best of local farming, produce, crafts and rural skills, is...

The Shades tile collection

Posted by on June 20th 2017 in Devon Tiles

Shades tile collection from Imola

The Shades tile range from Imola draws its inspiration from the Mediterranean and is the perfect tile for summer!

Solar hues of beige, yellow, orange and red mix with the marine colours of white, aquamarine, blue, and light blue to deliver a bright and vibrant effect. The traditional ceramic colours and glazes create an incredibly striking collection.


The range also features coordinating decorative tiles which add interest as an attractive border to the solid colour tiles.

Tile features
  • Recommended use: bathroom wall
  • Material: porcelain stoneware, double fired
  • Motif: plain, geometric pattern
  • Finish: high-gloss, structured
  • Colours: red, orange, yellow, beige, white, aquamarine, light blue, blue, teal
  • Format: 60 cm x...