What are the Different Types of Tile?
When planning a kitchen or bathroom remodel, you have several options of tile to choose from. Tile is a versatile, naturally beautiful, as well as durable flooring option. When choosing tile, be sure to factor in both the setting you plan on using it in, as well as your budget. Tile is considered a high-end flooring option because of its natural beauty and ability to take on most in-home challenges.
The flooring professionals at Burlington Carpet One Floor & Home can answer any questions you have about tile. We have a great selection of brand names and even Carpet One exclusives products, so you can shop confidently with us.
Shower and Backsplash Tile
Kitchen and bathroom renovations usually begin with a fresh coat of paint and new tiles for a backsplash or shower stall. Tile makes a great backsplash for walls and showers due to its heat resistance and durability. Wall tiles are even easy to clean. You can go with bolder patterns to break up a long and otherwise dull wall, and they also give your space more dimension.
Ceramic tile is made from natural materials such as sand and clay. This is eco-friendly and beautiful option is great to use all over your home including kitchen floors and walls. When covered with the right glaze, ceramic can be incredibly resistant to scratching, making it a great choice if you have pets in your home or for use in high traffic areas.
Porcelain is heated at a much higher temperature than ceramic, making it more durable as well as denser. Since porcelain tile is more water resistant, you can install it in places like your laundry room and even outside as a patio. For the best spill protection, choose a dark color, which will hide problem areas between cleanings.
Natural Stone Floor Tile
Natural stone is available in a variety of beautiful colors and textures. They are a great alternative for kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways. You’ll also find that no two tiles look the same, giving you the opportunity to give a unique touch to your space. Natural stone tiles are heavy and durable, so you can have the installed inside and outside of your home.
If you have decided this is a flooring option you want, contact us today and get your free estimate.