Ed Pawlack Tile later moved to the corner of Brea and Birch where the Old Navy clothing store is now. Times were tough in the early 80′s due to the recession and interest rates at 22% Ed Pawlack Tile struggled. Ed became worn and burnt out and decided in 1984 to close the tile and carpet installation sides of the business. Ed Pawlack Tile went into selling ceramic tile only over the next eight years as the retail ceramic tile business grew.