BARGAINS : CERAMIC TILE FAIR AND SQUARE.Byline: Trisha King & Deborah Newmark
If you've been using the high prices at specialty stores Noun 1. specialty store - a store that sells only one kind of merchandise
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod" or the limited selection at chain warehouse stores as an excuse for not redoing your floors, stop reading now. With Valley Tile Warehouse now in Woodland Hills, you can procrastinate pro·cras·ti·nate
v. pro·cras·ti·nat·ed, pro·cras·ti·nat·ing, pro·cras·ti·nates
To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness or laziness.
v.tr. no longer.
For example, Congoleum ceramic This article is about ceramic materials. For the fine art, see Ceramic art.
The word ceramic is derived from the Greek word κεραμικός (keramikos). floor tile in white, gray or black in a matte finish that normally retails for $2 or more per square foot is 87 cents at Valley Tile Warehouse. Commercial-grade anti-slip tile in eight colors is also 87 cents a square foot ($2.50 and up retail).
Valley Tile Warehouse is a real factory outlet with discounted prices on regular inventory and even deeper discounts on closeouts. To give you an idea of how good the prices are, we met a man from Palmdale who arrived in a truck that he'd rented for the sole purpose of buying tile here.
In addition to all kinds of flooring, including Pergo at an everyday price of $3.49 a square foot, you'll also find ceramic tile sheets. Our favorite was an octagon pattern in white accented with small cobalt Cobalt, town, Canada
Cobalt (kō`bôlt), town (1991 pop. 1,470), E Ont., Canada, NE of Sudbury, near Lake Timiskaming. Once a center for cobalt and silver mining, the area is now economically depressed. blue squares for $1.99 a square foot ($3 and up retail).
To go along with the tile sheets, you can get 25 pounds of grout Grout
A binding or structural agent used in construction and engineering applications. Grout is typically a mixture of hydraulic cement and water, with or without fine aggregate; however, chemical grouts are also produced. for $9.75. This is a pretty good deal when you consider a large home-improvement chain sells the same brand at a discounted price of $13.63. Plus, unlike the chain stores, the helpful employees here load your car for you.
When you visit Valley Tile Warehouse, you'll notice the store's actual name is Ceramic Surfaces. This is their showroom. To get to the warehouse, you can walk through the showroom (it opens at 9 a.m.) or if you're an early bird, instead of parking in front, drive to the warehouse entrance on the south side of the building.
All tile is first-quality (seconds are sold only at the San Gabriel San Gabriel (săn gā`brēəl), city (1990 pop. 37,120), Los Angeles co., SW Calif.; inc. 1913. Fabric, furniture, paper products, tools, and aircraft parts are manufactured. store). At the current parking lot sale, tile prices start at 50 cents a square foot (as much as $3 retail).
Valley Tile Warehouse is located at 6033 DeSoto Ave AVE Avenue
AVE Alta Velocidad Espanola (train between Madrid and Seville)
AVE Alta Velocidad Española (Spanish: High Speed Train)
AVE Audio Video Entertainment
AVE Advertising Value Equivalent ., Woodland Hills; (818) 348-0800. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday Sunday: see Sabbath; week. . A second location is at 1618 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel; (626) 572-0600. Store hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. MasterCard and Visa are accepted.
Fashion-minded women golfers This page is under construction.
This article or section is currently in the middle of an expansion or major revamping. However, you are welcome to assist in its construction by editing it as well. and tennis players will want to stop at Marcia's. You'll find upscale golf and tennis apparel (usually sold in country clubs) with prices starting at $16 for a t-shirt (normally $50) and going up to $34 for a skirt skirt
abattoir term for diaphragm. (normally $60). Merchandise is generally 50 percent off retail and is last year's styles. Marcia's is at 20740 Plummer St., Chatsworth; (818) 993-1003. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays only.
If your bathroom shower door is not sliding properly, rather than buying a new shower door, call the Shower Door Doctor to repair it. Estimates are free, and repairs run $62 plus parts. The Shower Door Doctor is located at 5716 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood; (818) 781-4957. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Photo: Gines Linjuco sells tile at discount prices at Valley Tile Warehouse in Woodland Hills, which calls itself ``a real factory outlet.''
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