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Do you want to upgrade that kitchen or replace tile in a bathroom, but need to save money during the project? Are you handy with tools?

Do it yourself!

American Import Tiles is a one-stop shop for all of your tiling needs.

  • We sell the tile AND all installation materials and tools.
  • We can help you design and layout the project.
  • We can deliver any amount of tile and materials to any location in the continental USA.

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We will be adding more information and links on the installation process, so be sure to visit this page before you do your next tile project. In the meantime, use the links below to plan for your project.


External Links

Tile Installation
ceramic-tile-floor.info is Your information guide to Tile & Stone
Home Improvement | Residential Contractors | Home Contractors at ServiceMagic
Tile & Stone Do-It-Yourself Information and Education at The Tile Doctor
Michael Holigan’s Your New House Television Show
Installing Ceramic Tile Floors - How To
DIYonline.com - home improvement & remodeling made easy: design, plan, purchase, build, hire a contractor and more!
How To Install Ceramic Tile - repair-home.com
Installing Tile: Contents
Ceramic Tile Floor / Wall Installation
Hometime - How-To - Project Help - Flooring
How to warm your ceramic tile floor
Dreamhome Source - house plans, floor plans, designers, architects
Idea Center/Design Center
  • LuxeHome showcase - LuxeHome® boasts more than 100,000 square feet of space and showcases more than 30 boutiques that feature the finest kitchen and bath products from the most recognized and respected manufacturers worldwide. Open to the public, as well as interior designers, architects and custom builders, LuxeHome offers one-stop shopping for building and remodeling.
Color selection
  • Color Wheel Pro - a program that allows you to create color schemes and preview them on real examples.  A great program that allows anyone to create or select visually pleasing color schemes.  It was to create the color scheme on this web site, and can also be used to select colors for your home.  Try it!
Contemporary Home Furnishings
  • Design Studio - For over 50 years, Design Studio has offered a unique furniture shopping experience for the modern and contemporary consumer. With two locations and 40,000 square feet of showroom space, they offer complete and comprehensive collections of both European and domestic home furnishings.


Orland Park Showroom
7000 Wheeler Dr.
Orland Park, IL 60462
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