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Kings Aurora Blue 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile (10.95 sq. ft./Case)

$13.60 /sq. ft.
Covers 10.95 sq. ft.
$148.95 /case
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  • Blue and white square ceramic floor and wall tile
  • Tile for floors, backsplashes, bathrooms, showers and kitchens
  • Indoor tile produced in Spain
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About This Product

Modern and vintage design elements blend together to create our Merola Tile Kings Aurora Encaustic 17-5/8 in. x 17-5/8 in. Blue Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile. Featuring a worn cement appearance, this tile is a subtle statement piece created by floral motifs in faded shades of denim blue set on an antique white base glaze. Designed by interior architect and furniture designer Francisco Segarra, this tile is a true reflection of vintage industrial design. Realistic imitations of scuffs and spots that are the marks of well-loved, worn, century-old tile bring rustic charm to any interior setting. These rustic scuffs and spots convince that this tile is truly aged. Available in 7 print variations that are randomly scattered throughout each case, the variation throughout each tile mimics an authentic aged appearance. Save time and labor spent arranging smaller square tiles and instead install these durable porcelain slabs, which have four 8-3/4 in. squares separated by scored grout lines. The scored grout lines can be grouted with the color of your choice, or left ungrouted for a rugged finish. Its durable, ADA-compliant and glazed features make this tile an ideal choice for indoor residential use, including kitchen backsplashes, bathrooms and showers. Tile is the better choice for your space. This tile is made from natural ingredients, making it a healthy choice as it is free from allergens, VOCs, formaldehyde and PVC.

Highlights

  • 10.95 square feet, 5 pieces per case. Case weight is 46.63 lbs.
  • Grade 1, first-quality ceramic tile for floor and wall use
  • 17.63 in. width x 17.63 in. length x 0.37 in. thick
  • Glazed, slightly textured finish with a low sheen and moderate variation in tone
  • PEI Rating IV has high resistance to abrasion and is suitable for heavy-duty residential and commercial kitchens, hotels, exhibition and sales rooms with some dirt conditions
  • Semi-Vitreous tiles have water absorption of more than 3% but less than 7% for indoor use
  • COF rating greater than 0.60 to 0.79 is required for commercial applications to meet or exceed ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Guidelines; Skid resistant; Indoor and outdoor use
  • Not frost resistant
  • WARNING: Silica dust is harmful if inhaled. Exposure to silica dust from cutting, grinding, or polishing can cause acute lung injury, silicosis or cancer. Wear a respirator when cutting, grinding, or polishing. Use wet cutting methods and do not dry cut. Children should not be present during cutting, grinding or polishing.
  • Don't forget your coordinating trim pieces, grout, backerboard, thinset, and installation tools
  • All online orders for this item ship via parcel ground and may arrive in multiple boxes
  • It is recommended you purchase a minimum of 10% overage to account for design cuts and pattern
  • Each line item within an order will be selected from a single dye lot (color) and caliber (size), but multiple orders can result in receiving multiple dye lots and/or calibers. Please ensure that all tile for a project is obtained within one order
  • All ceramic / porcelain and natural stone tile within coordinating series may be produced at different times which can cause variation in dye lot (color) and caliber (size) which is authentic to tile
  • Before you begin an installation, familiarize yourself with cost factors. The Project Cost Guide can assist you in budgeting for your tile project. Visit www.homedepot.com/c/cost_install_tile
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Product Information

Internet # 312682986

Model # FPE18KAUB

Store SKU # 1005417561

Specifications

Dimensions

Approximate Tile Size

18x18

Product Length (in.)

17.63 in

Product Thickness (mm)

9.5 mm

Product Width (in.)

17.63 in

Suggested Grout Line Size

3/16

Details

Application Location

Backsplash, Floor, Wall

Break Strength (lb.)

224.81 lb

Color Family

Blue

Color/Finish

Blue

Commercial / Residential

Commercial / Residential

DCOF Rating

Greater than or equal to 0.42

Edge Type

Straight

Flooring Look

Patterned

Flooring Product Type

Ceramic Tile

Indoor/Outdoor

Indoor

Installation Method

Mortar

Location

Bathroom, Fireplace, Garage, Kitchen, Shower

Minimum Acclimation Period

No Acclimation Required

Returnable

90-Day

Shower Floor Compatibility

Compatible

Tile Features

Chemical Resistant, Meets A.D.A. Requirements, Radiant/Underfloor Warming Heating

Tile Finish

Matte

Tile Format

Standard

Tile Material

Ceramic

Water Protection

Water Resistant

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty

None

Questions & Answers

9Questions
caret
Q:How many tiles are in a case?
by|Mar 18, 2024
1 Answer
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A:  HI Nancy! Thank you for your question! There are 5 tiles per case. If you have any other questions, please feel free to reach out to our Customer Service Team at 800-963-7652 and we would be happy to assist you! have a great day! -Stephanie C

by|Mar 20, 2024
    caret
    Q:I am trying to order a sample but one size is 9 by 9 and the other one is 18 by 18. I?m confused. Is there two sizes?
    by|Mar 4, 2023
    1 Answer
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    A:  Hello! Thank you for your question! The actual tile is 18x18". The sample itself is a cut of the tile on a swatch card. If you have any other questions, please feel free to reach out to our Customer Service Team at 800-963-7652 and we will be happy to assist you! Have a great day! -Stephanie C

    by|Mar 6, 2023
      caret
      Q:Can I order a sample of this tile?
      by|Dec 31, 2021
      2 Answers
      Answer This Question

      A:  Hi! A sample of our Kings Aurora White can be ordered directly from the product page by choosing the “Add Sample To Cart” option on the page. If you have any further questions, please give us a call at (800)-963-7652.

      by|Jan 6, 2022

        A:  Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot. I do show a sample size that can be shipped to you under Internet #314325739 Take Home Tile Sample - Kings Aurora White 9 in. x 9 in. Ceramic Floor and Wall. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future.

        by|Dec 31, 2021
          caret
          Q:What is the best grout to use the stay in the shallow pre-cut grout lines on tile?
          by|Nov 15, 2021
          1 Answer
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          A:  Hi! To best match the pre scored grout lines of our Kings Aurora Nero, we recommend using Custom Building Products #95 Sable Brown. The pre scored grout lines may also be grouted with any grout color you prefer and will completely cover the natural orange-red body of the tile once properly installed. If you have any further questions, please give us a call at (800)-963-7652.

          by|Nov 26, 2021
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            Customer Reviews

            4.9 out of 5

            • 4.9 out of 27 reviews
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            Do not use white grout!
            Love this tile however I choose a kind of off white beige grout that ended up being a white white white color. It made the tile look very dingy. So cheap and ugly! It looked like white chalking. The color samples at Home Depot is way off. I wish they had real grout samples instead.
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              Nice, stylish tile in a large format for easy installation while still maintaining the look of a ...
              Nice, stylish tile in a large format for easy installation while still maintaining the look of a smaller tile. I wasn't sure what this was going to look like when it arrived but I really dig the look of a cement tile even though it's actually a larger clay tile underneath. There are prescored grout lines that should fill up nicely when you grout and if you needed to cut these down that would make it pretty easy. There's a modest amount of variation intensity of the pattern on each tile giving the overall field a hand-made appearance. So this is perfect for somewhere you want to get some nice charm and old world feel without having to have a deep mortar bed and thick tile. I plan to use this for small counter and might use some on a matching side table. Overall very happy with the tile.
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              These tiles have a charcoal shade to them on an antique white background. It has a flower motif ...
              These tiles have a charcoal shade to them on an antique white background. It has a flower motif on what looks like 4 separate tiles but is actually one very large tile. These things are thick and heavy, you can tell they are high quality when you pick one up. Mine came in a box, packed inside another box lined with a very thick layer of foam. They survived shipping with no damage quite well. They're heavy though, each box is almost 52 lbs so be careful when lifting. They have a high resistance to abrasion so they would work well in higher traffic areas like kitchens and foyers. You can also use them as a backsplash or in bathrooms which gives you alot of options. Definitely high quality tiles.
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              I love the rustic look of these tiles. The sage green color is subtle but rich looking. These t...
              I love the rustic look of these tiles. The sage green color is subtle but rich looking. These tiles are quite large and look like 4 smaller individual tiles. The grout lines in between the 4 panels is a beige earth tone but can be grouted over if you want the grout a different color. They are bulky and a bit heavy so you need to be careful when putting them down but they make covering larger areas quicker because of their size. You can use these tiles for backsplashes, floors, bathrooms and showers. They come packed very well in heavy foam and sturdy cardboard boxes.
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              I love the Merola brand of tiles. They are high quality, very well made tiles. These are made t...
              I love the Merola brand of tiles. They are high quality, very well made tiles. These are made to look weathered and worn out of the box. They have a nice faded look to them. The tiles are very large which makes laying down large areas quicker. These are a low sheen tile so they have an almost stone like appearance and finish. There are grout lines in between the individual faux tiles which can be used as-is or covered over with the grout of your choice. They are a little pricey but I definitely recommend them if you're looking for that weathered look.
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              I really love the way this tile is designed to look vintage out of the box. If you're looking fo...
              I really love the way this tile is designed to look vintage out of the box. If you're looking for that older, scuffed up slightly worn look this is definitely worth a look. Of all the colors I like the blue tile the best. I also like the large tiles, they are 17.63 in. W x 17.63 in. L x 0.39 in. thick. It makes laying the floor down quicker if you have large areas to cover. The pre-grouted lines can be left that way of you want, or can be grouted a different color so you have options. Mine arrived in boxes with a very thick foam liner. There was no damage, these tiles we packed very nicely and were not damaged at all. I'd definitely recommend these if you're looking for that weathered look. Good quality and great looks.
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              1 found this review helpful
              The "MEROLA TILE KINGS AURORA ENCAUSTIC 17-5/8 IN. X 17-5/8 IN. SAGE CERAMIC FLOOR AND WALL TILE ...
              The "MEROLA TILE KINGS AURORA ENCAUSTIC 17-5/8 IN. X 17-5/8 IN. SAGE CERAMIC FLOOR AND WALL TILE (11.02 SQ. FT. / CASE), SAGE AND OFF WHITE / LOW SHEEN", is a fantastic looking tile, whether your intent to enhance the looks of your backsplash, the outside of your kitchen counter peninsula, your floors, or some other area. This are the kind of tiles for you. These tiles do not only have an extraordinary design, they have a sturdy built and flawless finish. These tiles are easy to install, to clean and to maintain. We like them and recommend them. For more information please reference: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Merola-Tile-Kings-Aurora-Encaustic-17-5-8-in-x-17-5-8-in-Blue-Ceramic-Floor-and-Wall-Tile-11-02-sq-ft-case-FPE18KAUB/312682986
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              • Recommended
              It has a low sheen with kind of an antique rustic look. Each tile is really four tiles in one. Th...
              It has a low sheen with kind of an antique rustic look. Each tile is really four tiles in one. They are imported from Spain, which has become a great bragging right. They were packaged well as others have said. I planned to install it in the hall bathroom, but after seeing it in person it seemed a better fit for our small bar area. The install could have been a little tighter, they recommend a 3/16" grout line, but it is what it is. The bar now has a strong solid floor that should last for years to come. It's a bit pricey, so I would say it's most suitable for sprucing up a small area. If you have the time, it's a good idea to order samples first, because Merola has quite a selection of designs. I chose a different Merola design for the bathroom which I will be reviewing soon. Now it's time to install some new baseboards.
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              Response from MerolaTile Customer CareSep 3, 2020
              Hi! Thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Our Kings Aurora White is a high-quality product made in Spain that is manufactured with advanced digital printing techniques to bring the look of traditional encaustic tiles to an affordable and easy-to-maintain format ceramic tile. We hope you are satisfied with the value this product provides and continue to enjoy your installation for many years to come!
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              1 found this review helpful
              The best part of this tile is its size. It looks like 4 smaller tiles when laid but lays much fa...
              The best part of this tile is its size. It looks like 4 smaller tiles when laid but lays much faster being it is so much larger. Care needs to be taken when laying that you have enough thin set to support it so it doesn't crack. It has the appearance of an old tile since its edges resemble the roughness of worn tiles. It has a bit more sheen than I expected, but it is not slick looking. When unboxing, there is fiber strips that fall off the bottoms of the tiles, so it would be best to unbox away from where you have thin set already down and brush the bottoms of each tile prior to installing.
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              1 found this review helpful
              Very attractive vintage looking ti,e in a beautiful sage color, with an off-white background. Ea...
              Very attractive vintage looking ti,e in a beautiful sage color, with an off-white background. Each of the individual slabs consist of four (4) 8-3/4 in. squares separated by scored grout lines. The scored grout lines can be grouted with the color of your choice, or left un-grouted for a rugged finish. This is an ideal floor finish, and very easy to clean. Also done in my favorite color: SAGE + off-white. The distressed, aged look is also quite attractive, and adds a charm of it's own. Much easier than installing small individual tiles.
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