Both porcelain and ceramic tile is strong, durable and easy to care for over the long term. The colors never fade, and you'll be pleased to learn that tile has hypoallergenic benefits as well. You will never have any need to be concerned about pet accidents, spills, or wear and tear even if your home includes very active kids and rambunctious pets.
Porcelain and ceramic tile are easy to install, thanks to their fiber mesh resin backing and clean lines that tightly adhere to your sub-flooring. Porcelain and ceramic tile are extremely versatile in style and selection, and in the way that they can be functionally useful in both the home and office. Tile works well on walls and floors, as well as on backsplashes, counters and shower surrounds. Tile is standardized and tested so that it is easy to install and maintain, but they are also available in a wide range of affordable sizes, shapes and other options. These include engineered rectified tile and retro subway tile. There will always be styles and choices that won't exceed your allotted budget.
Other tile considerations
While both ceramic and porcelain come from the same family, they can be extremely different in look and feel, installation, and durability. Ceramic tiles are easier to cut and shape, however porcelain tiles are stronger and can usually be found in more recent and precise styles. Smooth-surface tiles are likely to be slippery when they're wet. Think carefully before installing highly glazed tiles on a bathroom floor, especially if this bathroom is often used by very youngsters or seniors. Also keep in mind that Saltillo tile is porous, and should never be used in rooms where water is often splashing, like bathrooms or kitchens.
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