Playground from Ergon

Playground is a new series from Ergon with two distinct finishes that play nice together. Playground Paint resembles a stained concrete with a linear striation. It coordinates with Playground Resin, which has an overall washed stained concrete. These unique washes and color palettes perfectly complement each other.

We will be stocking Playground Paint in Tokyo White, Berlin Grey and New York Sand, all available in an 18”x36” format. Playground Resin will be available special order from the U.S. Depot, 2- 3 weeks plus freight.

See our tile at IKEA Twin Cities!

IKEA Twin Cities recently renovated several of their displays and decked them out with wall and floor tiles they picked up at Kate-Lo Tile & Stone. In each of the photos below they choose Interceramic, one of the many manufacturers we represent. In the vignettes below they used:

Up and Down, a fantastic reversed 3-D wall tile that is available in 6×6 and 3×6 sizes in either “Up” or “Down” reliefs. Colors include Bright White, Matte Arrow Wood and Dark Grey.

Brick a stunning contemporary take on white subway tile, available in a 4.25×12.75, 4.25×8.5 or .25×4.25 size. Colors include: Matte White, Matte Smoke, Matte Cocoa and Matte Sweetwood.

Tessuto, is a glazed porcelain floor that is available in 12×24 in five colors, including Pearl White, Tan Beige, Cutch Brown, Ecru Gray and Basalto Black.

Up and Down and Brick are available special order from Inteceramic, 4 – 6 weeks, while Tessuto is stocked in 12×24 sizes (with a coordinating wall) in our Plymouth warehouse.

Passport 2014


Time to renew your passport!

Please join us for an evening viewing new and beautiful glass, metal, stone, ceramic, porcelain & mosaic tiles from around the world.

Departure begins
Thursday, November 6, 2014
4:30pm – 7:00pm

Wine Flights & Appetizers
Door prizes valued up to $1000
View dozens of new tile lines from manufacturers all over the world

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone Showroom
171 Cheshire Lane N., Suite 100
Plymouth, MN 55441
763-450-3636 s

RSVP: Monday, November 3, 2014
To Denise Perrin at:
763-545-5455 s

Rug Home – Fondovalle

Rug Home weaves a delicate texture inspired by fabric to create a unique and elegant surface treatment. This extremely versatile and contemporary through body porcelain is as comfortable at the office as it is at home. It is perfect for both vertical exterior applications and all interior surfaces.

Rug Home is available in four enticing colors with a natural matte finish, including Ecru, Polar, Shark and Steel in a large 16″ x 32″ format. Transform your space into a comfortable and chic environment with Rug Home from Fondovalle.

Brick from Interceramic

Brick from Interceramic takes a contemporary twist on a classic, timeless subway tile. In a simplistic and elegant color palette including Matte White, Matte Smoke, Matte Cocoa and Matte Sweet Wood. The sizes include a contemporary 4-1/4″ x 12 3/4″ and 4-1/4″ x 8-1/2″ and a timeless 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″. This is a special order item and takes approximately 4 – 6 weeks.


Castello by Faro

Castello resembles the look of natural stone flooring found in ancient castles throughout the world. With an aged, rustic appearance in a centuries-old hexagon pattern, it is the perfect complement to make your home a castle.

Castello by Faro is a 13″x13″ glazed digital porcelain floor tile that is in stock in our Plymouth warehouse in five colors with coordinating bullnose. The color palette includes Almond, Beige, Cotto, Grigio and Petrolio.

Take Your Tiling to the Next Level – Burnsville 2014


October 16th, 2014 | 4:00pm – 6:30pm

Kate-lo Tile & Stone invites you to join us for an early evening of education and a light dinner. Visit our showroom in Burnsville and learn about cutting edge technologies in the industry. Door prizes valued at $1000!

Manufacturer & Kate-Lo reps will be on hand and demonstrating:

Laticrete – NXT leveling system
Flextile- Flexmat next generation uncoupling membrane
• Schluter – DitraHeat – uncoupling & floor heat all-in-one
Nuheat – the industry’s first Signature WiFi-enabled thermostat
• FILA – professional quality maintenance products
• Glass & Mirror – local custom glass, mirror & shower door fabricator
• MLT – leveling system to eliminate lippage

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone Showroom
3201 West Cty Rd 42, Ste 110
Burnsville, MN 55306
RSVP by 10/14 to Denise at
763.545.5455 or

Stunning “Wood” Plank Porcelain Tiles

One of the hottest trends in the last couple of years is high quality porcelain tiles that are made to replicate the look of hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring is stunning, but can have some limitations in certain applications. Wood can scratch from sand at entryways and can warp and discolor in wet applications like bathrooms. It can also scratch from your pet’s toenails or ding if you accidentally drop a glass in your kitchen.

Porcelain tile is one of the most durable flooring surfaces you can use. It is stain resistant and very difficult to chip or break. It’s so durable, it’s frequently used in shopping malls and airports! If you love the look of hardwood, have concerns about dings, scratches or wet areas, from your pets, kids or everyday living, porcelain wood plank tiles are the perfect choice for you. From elegant and refined to casual and rustic, there is a porcelain plank tile that will fit into your design scheme. Concerned that a porcelain floor might be too cold? There are fantastic in-floor heat options from Nuheat, which has the longest warranty on the market – 25 years!

Here’s a gallery of some of favorite wood looks!

Concrete from Negev

Concrete is a stunning replica of a minimalistic and stained concrete look. Both durable and simplistic, this colored base porcelain is perfect for residential and most commercial applications.Available in seven colors: Black, Brown, Grey, Ash Grey, Light Taupe, Silver & White in 12″x24″ and 24″x24″ and coordinating trim.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

restore-logoEarlier this year, Kate-Lo Tile & Stone donated over $20,000 of tile to our local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. Selling discounted new and gently used home improvement and building materials, all ReStore profits go to support homeownership for hard-working local families, while keeping good, reusable materials in use.

ReStore is your first stop when shopping for your home or next renovation project. You never know what you will find there. From new tile, hardware, furniture, appliances or windows, ReStore is a diggers dream and the funds all go to support a great cause.

“Kate-Lo Tile & Stone is committed to serving our communities by helping vulnerable families in need of both comfortable and beautiful spaces to live, work and play. We feel our partnership with Habitat for Humanity is one way we accomplish this mighty goal,” said Ray Marron, Senior Vice President of Olympia Tile (USA), Inc., the parent company to Kate-Lo Tile & Stone. “We are honored to support organizations like Habitat for Humanity.”

Kate-Lo Tile & Stone encourages their customers and vendors to support this wonderful organization by donating, volunteering and shopping at their ReStore, located in New Brighton, Minnesota.