Archive for April, 2015

We Are Looking For Great People!

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Century Tile News

 

Chicago’s largest floor covering specialty retailer is currently looking for full-time career orientated inside sales people.  Over 68 years in business and we are looking to expand our sales staff!

The Position:

Sales Associate — We are looking for a career orientated, outgoing positive professional who enjoys working with people.

The Job: 

Sales associates will have direct interaction with customers regarding suggested materials for residential/commercial applications.  Materials utilized include porcelain tiles, glass tiles, stone, hardwood, vinyl, and carpeting and laminate flooring.  Solid training wages provided.

The Requirements:

Desire to provide excellent customer service

Full time employment with some evening and weekend hours

Be able to work in a fast paced commission sales environment

Basic math and computer skills

Ability to interact with customers and establish long lasting relationships

Be knowledgeable in all products and the sales process

Strong work ethic

Act in a professional manner at all times

Ability to read, write and speak fluent English (second language is a plus)

Ability to exceed expectations

Understand and monitor individual sales goals

Be knowledgeable of store operations

Proactively meet and greet the customer in a timely manner

Perform some price tagging and some display work in the showroom

Ability to follow up on customer orders

Ensure the store appearance is clean and presentable at all times

Willingness to learn extensively about our products

Experience in other service related fields is a plus

Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

An interest in design and layout to help the customer

 

Make sure to check out our benefits!

Locations include:

Diversey

Lombard

Cicero Ave

Woodstock

Itasca

Mundelein

If you are interested, please contact us at 630-873-8200 or fill out our contact form.  Hurry!  These positions will soon be filled!

4 Current Trends In Kitchen Design

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Kitchen and Bath

It seems like there was a rather extended period during which kitchen design fell into a status quo. Designs have been beautiful every year, but not necessarily new or innovative. Dark wood with dark colored granite counter tops is still eye-catching, but how many people do you know who have that style of kitchen? Probably a lot! It’s time to step into the new and try some stylish kitchen designs ideas. Here are four that are very of the moment…

  1. Combining white and wood: Variations include white cabinets with natural wood countertops, natural wood cabinets with white countertops, and natural wood floors with white cabinets. If you want it a little stark, incorporate a shot of black somewhere, for example a painted black wall.
  2. Minimal wall cabinets: Traditionally, high-end kitchens have always featured a substantial spread of cabinetry, floor to ceiling. Now, we’re seeing luxury kitchens that have few to no wall cabinets. If you have sufficient storage space in your lower cabinets and pantry, this is a great way to make your kitchen feel big and open. It works particularly well I you have windows that let in enough light to make all that open space seem airy.
  3. White subway/polished tiles: These traditional tiles are still around for a reason. They offer a clean, classic style and they can be incorporated in myriad design schemes. You could easily use them in a vintage styled bathroom, then turn around and use those same tiles in the kitchen. If you like the idea but are leery of cleaning white grout, simply use a dark contrasting color of grout.
  4. A change in metal surfaces: Stainless steel, brushed nickel, chrome, and silver will always look chic an appropriate in a kitchen. But we’ve seen a lot of that stuff over the last twenty years. Now, on trend homeowners are opting for warmer tones such as copper, bronze, and even gold. Or, you might also want to consider matte black metal for things such as faucet handles. 

Thanks For the Feedback!

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Testimonial / Reviews

We always appreciate hearing from our customers, especially when they have an incredible experience!  Thank you, Jill Moon, and thank you, Pat!

 

I wanted to comment what a great experience it has been working with Pat Nichols in the Bolingbrook location.  As a new(er) home owner, I am working on 2 bathroom remodels, and this is my first big project.  Pat has made this process easy and less stressful.  She immediately greeted me when I arrived at the store, she was helpful, but not overbearing, in helping me select tile, accent tile, grout, and a pebble shower floor.  When I needed to switch items on my order she was extremely helpful in working with me over the phone to adjust my order.  I trust her enough to have selected grout colors in my absence.  Because of Pat, I will definitely be returning to Century Tile for future projects.

 

Jill Moon