Manmade Material Options

Ceramic and porcelain tiles are the most common of all tiles made. They come in many different sizes as well as an infinite amount of styles and colours.

Ceramic: Glazed bisque tile used in interior applications only. Floor and wall tiles are available. Residential for all tiles to light commercial for only some tile choices.

Porcelain: There are two options with porcelain. Glazed porcelain bisque to full-bodied porcelain. These tiles can be used on floors, walls as well as countertops. Glazed porcelain can be used in residential for all tiles to light commercial for many tile choices. Full-bodied porcelain can be used in residential, commercial, water areas and even exterior where the texture of the finish is safe for the climate conditions.

Quarry Tile: A durable tough tile traditionally used in commercial kitchens. Because of its porous nature it has pros and cons. It stains easily but sealing the tile can help prevent some staining. On the other hand it can be used for a baking stone for breads because of its porous nature.

Glass Tile: Usually used only for decorative wall applications because it can be scratched but it definitely is moisture resistant. This allows the location of the application to be quite open to personal taste and budget. Residential or commercial.

Metal Tile: Metal tiles are moisture resistant but can scratch easily. Application location is important for this type of unique tile. Residential or commercial.

Specialty Tiles: Such as listellos, pencil liners, chair rails, sink caps, inserts and decorative mosaics come in many different sizes and prices for many budgets. Different ways of using them can make the common look amazing.

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