Lesley Alexander on thu 23 nov 00
We're trying to find a red (terra cotta??) paving tile 6" square, 1/2"
thick, to match a large patio full of same which now has a hole.... We
believe the originals came from the mid-west, perhaps Iowa. Does anyone
have any leads we could follow? Lesley
Rod, Marian, and Holly Morris on fri 24 nov 00
What you have may be "quarry tile," it is probably frostproof, and
therefore, maybe not really terra cotta. You could try a google search for
quarry tile as a starter.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Lesley Alexander"
Sent: Thursday, November 23, 2000 10:15 PM
Subject: Help - Looking for tile
> We're trying to find a red (terra cotta??) paving tile 6" square, 1/2"
> thick, to match a large patio full of same which now has a hole.... We
> believe the originals came from the mid-west, perhaps Iowa. Does anyone
> have any leads we could follow? Lesley
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SterlingDesign@AOL.COM on mon 27 nov 00
Have you looked on the back of one of the tiles to see if has a manufacturers
mark, perhaps it is a commercially manufactured quarry tile? Many companies
such as Florida tile, dal tile and American olean make tiles similar to the
one you described. Have you tried taking it to a local tile/decorating store?
Karen Deasy, RA