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Century Tile News

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Century Tile News, Pete the Pro

Century Tile and Pete the Pro recently presented a “Do-It-Yourself Tile Style” workshop at the February 2012 Old house New House Home Show.

Pete Lettecci aka “Pete the Pro” has installed ceramic tile for over 30 years. Since 1995 he has shared his knowledge and experience training Century’s staff and conducting 240 customer installation training seminars each year. In his free time Pete responds to customer inquiries and tests potential new tools, setting materials and products. To get more advice from Pete the Pro, click here.

If you missed Pete at the Home Show, here is a list of his upcoming March workshops.


Old House New House Home Show

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Century Tile News

Century Tile will be exhibiting at the Old House New House Home Show. Join us February 10, 11 and 12 at Pheasant Run Resort, located at 4051 E. Main Street (North Avenue) in St. Charles. We will be showing and doing presentations for all three days. The home show will help you freshen up your home surroundings with great ideas on how to renovate, remodel and revitalize.

Now in its 27th year, this best-in-class event returns with over 300 award-winning contractors, talented designers, creative craftsmen, skilled carpenters, landscape architects, pond purveyors, flooring specialists, home automation gurus and more.

Attendees can meet industry experts face-to-face, learn important factors to consider and make a well-informed decision for any home improvement project, large or small.

Century Tile will be presenting a “DIY Tile Style” workshop each day at noon. Century Tile’s Pete Letici and Linda Distefano will talk about tile design and how to make installation easy. They will show you the latest products available for backsplashes, bathrooms and kitchen transformations. They will give you practical pointers, design tips and installation know-how for your next tile project.

Attendees will also have the chance to win a $1,000 home show gift certificate to be used at the exhibitor of their choice!

Scope out the possibilities and make the most of your home surroundings this February. For a current exhibitor list, directions to Pheasant Run, contest rules, or a printable $1 off admission coupon, please visit www.kennedyproductions.com or call 630/515-1160 for more information.

Century Tile – Pete The Pro

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in About Us, Ceramic / Porcelain Tile, Pete the Pro, Product Education

Some of you like to do home improvements on your own, or at least you want to understand the process of laying tile, preparing a sub floor, knowing what tools are needed and which adhesive works best. But who has time to spend hours on-line or at your nearby hardware store trying desperately to find someone who may know a little something?

Fear not, Century Tile has “Pete the Pro”. Pete Lettecci, also known as “Pete the Pro” has installed ceramic tile for over 30 years. Since 1995 he has shared his knowledge and experience training Century’s staff and conducting 240 customer installation-training seminars. In his free time Pete responds to customer inquiries and tests potential new tools, setting materials and products.

Even if you don’t have time to check out one of Pete’s seminars, and they are quite useful, Pete has a series of videos on our website. He also has a list of commonly asked questions with very detailed answers. If you have a question that is not listed, you can post it and Pete will respond. How cool is that? A pro at your fingertips.

Pete teaches several workshops a week at each of our locations. He teaches classes at 7pm during the week and at 11am on Saturdays.

Please come and meet “Pete the Pro” or post your question on line. We want to help you make your ceramic tile project as easy as possible.