I live in Vermont, and the only reason to choose a ceramic supplier in Florida is if they are outstanding. Soul Ceramics is, both for their communication and competitive pricing. I asked many questions before purchasing a new kiln, and got responses from them usually within an hour of posting my question. They were thoughtful and individual responses, which helped me make an informed purchase. Once buying the kiln, they sent me weekly emails with updates about the shipment of my kiln. I am confident that they will continue to be as communicative and helpful with my needs going forward. They have my continued business and I will recommend them every chance that I get.