Welcome to the Inglenook Tile Design blog!

Welcome to our new Inglenook Tile blog! We will be sharing useful information and our enthusiasm for historic buildings, innovative design…and our handmade brick tiles.

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Who would ever think thin brick tile could be so exciting?

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When we started our company in our front hall five years ago, we didn’t know how many people would share our high standards for an authentic-looking antique brick floor. When we attend trade shows, people rush into our booth and exclaim, “This is exactly what I have been looking for, and could never find!” Our customers call to tell us how great their projects look. They send us pictures — and also their friends. The relationships we have built have been a wonderful part of our Inglenook Tile journey.

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It has also been exciting to grow our business, as our lives have become infused with the life of our company.

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In the last 5 years, there have been many changes. From the first production at our home, we moved it to Veterans’ Industries, a work facility of the Lebanon, PA VA Hospital. Our tiles were made by veterans in rehabilitation at the hospital. When they closed Veterans’ Industries, we moved our equipment to a warehouse in Kinzers, PA. We made some of the tiles here, and some at a factory we trained in Asia.

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Last year, we stopped importing, and began making all of our tiles here in Pennsylvania. We are proud to be again employing veteran workers, this time from the work restoration program at the Coatesville, PA VA Hospital. We continue to add equipment and to enlarge our work space. Recently, we acquired a big old tile press, and will be using it to create additional floor tile designs…maybe even some historic-looking clay roof tiles.

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We keep raising the bar on ourselves, by both improving our ability to produce and by adding new colors and designs. Tell us what you are looking for! We are always listening to you and your suggestions, and most of our new products have been added at your request.

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As we grow and change, we will be keeping our blog updated weekly. Watch for information on an upcoming article in Architectural Digest, showing one of our floors in a renovation. A project in Philadelphia recently received the Preservation Alliance award for the renovation of an historic row home – and our brick tiles are in the kitchen! We are proud to have been a part of these projects.

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How can we do better? Call us with any ideas of what you would like to see covered on our blog, or any tiles you would like to see us offer. Visit often for new postings, products and ideas!

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Visit our website: www.inglenooktile.com or call 717.442.0514 for more information.

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