DTR Tile Restoration provides tile restoration services to home owners and businesses in St.Lucie County, Martin County, Indian River county & Brevard County of Florida. Its founder, Thomas Abbondondolo, started DTR on the Treasure Coast in 1999, Then expanded to the Space Coast in 2022.
To provide superior tile restoration services to our community through quality craftmanship and unsurpassed customer service at an affordable price.
To beautify every home that we are blessed to work in and to have a lasting friendship with all who we encounter in our community.
The Faces of DTR
Tommy (Owner/Job Supervisor/Business Expansion)
New York native. Raised pretty equally between Glen Cove, NY and Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He started DTR 25 years ago out of the trunk of a Grand Prix! He is a self-taught master of the craft of restoring tile & grout. He loves helping people and being able to display his creative side (He is left-handed after all!). He has dedicated the last 25 years of his life to his family, (DTR family included). He is super fun to be around and his creative brain keeps us inspired and impressed daily.
Favorite Quote:“Creativity is seeing what others see and thinking what no one else ever thought."
Fun Fact: He has raised 7 beautiful kids with his wife Natalie. You read that right….7 kids!
Natalie (Owner/Marketing/Business Management)
Born in southern Michigan. Raised mostly in Port St Lucie, FL and lived in Traverse City, MI for 8 years of her adult life. She is a Registered Nurse who hung up her nursing hat in 2019 to help grow the family business (DTR). Her hyper focus on unsurpassed customer satisfaction and employee prosperity has sky rocketed the growth of the company. She loves to travel but also enjoys the downtime of everyday life with her family, (DTR family included). Natalie can be described as nurturing, reasonable, and determined.
Favorite Quote: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13
Fun Fact: She met her wonderful husband (Tommy) at a gas station while getting gas. And they lived happily ever after!
Tasha (Office Manager)
Florida Native. Born locally, but lived in Traverse City, MI for 8 years as a child. Began working at DTR in 2022. She has a strong background in management as she previously managed a hardware store for 5 years. Customer service & organization are just a few of her many strong assets. She keeps all of the DTR gears moving in sync daily and we SO appreciate her for that! She is a college student and a mother to the cutest little guy. He definitely keeps her on her toes! Thank God for blessing her with such strong organizational & multitasking skills!
Favorite Quote: “Use your smile to change the world; Don’t let the world change your smile.”
Fun Fact: She aspires to start a teen outreach program for local youth.
TJ (Job Supervisor/Estimator)
Florida Native. He lived briefly in Cumming, Ga as a kid. He started working for the family business (DTR) as a teen during school breaks. He has been with DTR full time for approximately 9 years. He has worked very hard over the years sharpening his skills and excelling at every position he has worked within the company. He is very organized and ambitious. He aspires to own his own DTR location in the future. 5 star quality product and customer service is his daily motivation at work. Tile restoration is truly a passion of his and he takes great pride in the incredible team that we have here!
Favorite Quote: “If there is a will, There is a way”
Fun Fact: He was born with an entrepreneurial spirit! He used to sell candy and refurbished tennis shoes to his peers in middle school.
Maria (Customer Care Rep)
Florida Native. She began working at DTR in 2022. “Bubbly People Person” appropriately describes Marias personality. Prior to working at DTR, she was an arcade attendant. She was so loved by her customers & co-workers that we just had to be selfish and steal her away. Providing a superior customer experience is what she strives for daily. Our customers absolutely LOVE her! Don’t believe me? Just give us a call. Maria will WOW you from first interaction.
Favorite Quote: “A man is but a product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes”
Fun Fact: She loves to Hula Hoop and she can actually blow fire while Hula Hooping!
Tile Restoration Technicians
Florida Native but lived briefly in Cumming, Ga as a kid. He started working at the family business (DTR) as a teen during school breaks. He has been full time with the company for 3 years and aspires to own his own location sometime in the near future. He LOVES meeting new people, is super enthusiastic about tile restoration and proud of all of his completed jobs. His energetic attitude and pride is fuel to everyone in the mornings.
Favorite Quote: “Life is short! Smile while you still have teeth”
Fun Fact: He was once bitten by a camel on family vacation. He played football as a kid for a local league & his team was undefeated!
Originally from small town Pennsylvania but she has lived in FL most of her life. She started working at DTR in 2023. Motivated and ambitious are just a few words to accurately describe her. She has previously worked as an EMT and a rehab technician for a Chiropractor. Growing up she loved to do odd jobs with her grandfather, notable things that they have done together is rebuilding cars and building an outdoor stone pizza oven! She loves learning and building new things. Her eye for finished product is incredible!
Favorite Quote: "Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game."
Fun Fact: She did competitive dance for 18 years and was once in the National Championships for Jazz. She has a self-proclaimed obsession with dogs.
Florida native. Country boy from North Florida (poor guy has never seen snow). He has a wide range of interests and hobbies. He is quiet and reserved but don’t let that fool you! He has a great sense of humor, he often catches us off guard with his shenanigans. He is always willing to help, he even fixed a bunkbed for one of our customers once! He started working at DTR in 2021 w/no previous tile experience but various levels of construction experience. He is a jack of all trades w/ a strong ability to learn very quickly. He surpasses company and customer expectations regularly.
Favorite Quote: “Know the capabilities of your bow and aim a good deal higher than your objective, not in order to shoot so high but so that by aiming high you can reach the target.”
Fun Fact: He is a green thumb! We can’t keep any plants alive around here and Chris always breathes new life into them!
Born and raised in Rolling Hills, Ca. He lived briefly in Miami, Fl before moving to Port St Lucie 18 years ago. He has previous work background in building pool screen enclosures, roofing and even transport for the coroners office! He started working at DTR in 2022. He didn’t have any previous tile experience but he jumped right in to the DTR family and has been such a hard working asset ever since. He is inspired daily by raising his beautiful daughter. Yep! He’s a total girl dad.
Favorite Quote: “Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying”
Fun Fact: His Dad is a Commander for the US Coast Guard & He used to be a body builder working toward a NASM Certificate (Personal Trainer)
Originally from Pittsburgh. Moved to Florida in 2015 and lived in Deerfield Beach for a few years before moving to Port St Lucie. Started working at DTR in 2022. He has held many positions prior to employment with DTR including: mortgage industry, food service (actually a Sushi Chef!), laminate installations & auto detailing. He is very well rounded and has great eye for detail. Perfection is the only acceptable term in his vocabulary.
Favorite Quote: “Life is 10% what happens to you & 90% how you react to it.”
Fun Fact: He is a WWII history fanatic. He was a Competitive Soccer player as a kid & was even being recognized for college scholarships.
Joey (Foreman Training)
Originally from Missouri, raised on a farm (literally). He is always willing to accept a new challenge and learn new things. He was an agricultural trucker during his adult years living in Missouri. He started working at DTR in 2020. He had no construction background prior to working at DTR but has accepted and absorbed every bit of knowledge and grown tremendously in this field since the day he started with us. He is always cool as a cucumber. No matter what is happening he keeps his cool and uses his resources to solve any task presented.
Favorite Quote: “Don’t tell me to reach for the sky when there are footprints on the moon.”
Fun Fact: He is actually an Ordained Minister!