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Wall Tiles 101: Where They Belong

If your home is lacking in detail, wall tiles may be the answer. Wall tiles have the ability to be used in just about any room and can add those much needed finishing touches that your space may be missing.

At Imperial Wholesale, we offer a wide selection of wall tile types, including: Kitchens and bathroom share the two most popular spaces to use wall tiles. Wall tiles are used in the form of a backsplash in kitchens and as bath and shower wall coverings in bathrooms. They are a great material to choose when you want to bring in a color or pattern to your space. By adding a bold backsplash to your kitchen, you can create instant style and visual interest without altering every aspect of your kitchen.

People are more aware of the advantages granite and marble bring to many homes, but are less informed of the benefits wall tiles such as porcelain and sandstone provide. Let's take a further look into the these two tiles and how they keep up with their tough competition.


No matter the project in your home, whether it’s for your kitchen or bathroom, living room or patio, porcelain tile comes in a wide variety of finishes, shapes, sizes, colors and patterns to meet almost any remodeling need. Porcelain tile is a durable and beautiful tile that is a top choice for many homes and businesses.

Properties of Porcelain

Similar to ceramic tile, porcelain is made through kiln firing but baked at a higher temperature than ceramic tiles so it is harder and more durable. In addition, porcelain is completely water-proof and extremely hygienic as it does not attract bacteria. For these reasons, porcelain is often used in high traffic areas and areas prone to bacteria, like bathrooms and kitchens. Porcelain tile is also a popular choice for home and business owners, as it looks like natural stone but is less costly. The beautiful colors and patterns are so realistic it can be difficult to differentiate between porcelain and natural stone.

It won’t hurt your wallet

As a durable and beautiful tile, porcelain is also a very cost-effective option. Imperial Wholesale offers you the premium quality porcelain tile in Mesa, at the lowest possible pricing. With a wide range of colors and styles, Imperial Wholesale has porcelain tile in Phoenix that will complement your home or business and add instant luxury for less!


Sandstone is a sedimentary rock that consists of sand or quartz grains that are cemented together, creating a unique appearance. Sandstone displays barren, wind-swept designs and patterns, with swirling colors of red, yellow, gold and ivory.

The Classic Tile

Due to the beautiful colors, sandstone is a very versatile tile. The colors and swirling patterns will look great in any home or business, giving a timeless and classic look. Once you arrive at our Mesa showroom, you’ll be able to browse our broad selection of sandstone flooring options. Imperial Wholesale has a wide range of sandstone colors, patterns and styles to complement your home. Our experts will educate you on the types of stones and recommend which will work the best for your home project. No time to install it yourself? No problem. We also offer professional installation in Mesa.

Once sandstone is installed, it can last virtually a lifetime. Imagine installing your beautiful sandstone floor and never worrying about it again. The beautiful floor will last a lifetime, requiring minimal maintenance. Once sealed, a sandstone floor will be nearly impervious to cracking, staining, fading and other accidents. Perfect for a home with high-traffic, pets or children! Sandstone is commonly used in kitchens and bathrooms and, once it’s sealed, can be exposed to moisture without being damaged. It’s stain, moisture, hypoallergenic, allergen and bacteria resistant as well! For these reasons, sandstone can also be used on the exterior of your home as the perfect flooring for your outdoor patio or balcony!

Come check it out!

If you are looking for a classically beautiful flooring option that will complement your home for years to come, Imperial Wholesale has a wide range of sandstone options in Mesa! Come to our Mesa showroom to browse our wide range of beautiful sandstone flooring for less!

Add the finishing touches with Molding

There are several reasons for installing moldings in your home: increase your home value, dramatically redesign at lower costs, or simply to show off your own personal sense of style. Moldings are a great way to change up the look of your home and Imperial Wholesale lets you do it for less!

Make your home distinguishable. You can add moldings to your home and instantly be rewarded. Installing wall molding, listellos or trim enhances architectural stylishness, distinguishes your home or business, and can increase the value of your property. Using a variety of molding, in addition to listellos, baseboards and other decor, will upgrade the ambience and highlight the detailing that has gone into any room or space.

Your home should inspire and comfort you. It should be a reflection of you and your personal style. Visit our showroom and speak with one of our talented designers for inspiration on how to turn a simple space into a stunning success!

In addition to their magnificent splendor, moldings also serve a purpose in the transition from different colors or textures, such as 2 different shades of paint or between wallpaper and paint. They can also be used to bring contrast between the same materials. Crown moldings can soften the transition from wall to ceiling and add a unique look and allure to any space. This appearance allows you to make a striking statement with your ceiling trim. Visit our showroom today and speak to one of our specialists to find out how we can make and install custom moldings for your home.

Your home should inspire and comfort you. It should be a reflection of you and your personal style. Visit our showroom and speak with one of our talented designers for inspiration on how to turn a simple space into a stunning success!

Benefits of Molding

Installing door and window moldings in Phoenix can also have an incredible effect on the nature of your home by concealing the gap between the drywall and the frame. These types of accents brilliantly define the character of a room and will add a unique look to your doors and windows, enabling them to really stand out. Door and floor moldings are offered in a range of designs and styles, and can even be custom made to complement your decor. Installing moldings to upgrade your entranceways, living spaces, and floors will make a prominent improvement to your home and give you the finished look that you've always imagined.

Wall tiles and moldings from Imperial Wholesale can help you achieve your home remodeling goals while saving you money. We invite you to visit our showroom and browse our design center to begin the process of creating your own special space.