This is the most common type of tile and it comes in two categories: ceramic and porcelain. These tiles are used in kitchens, bathrooms basements and outdoor spaces because they are durable, moisture resistance while easy to clean and maintain. When ceramic or porcelain is used on the floor, they are typically thicker and offer a wide range of sizes in a myriad of design and textures. The main difference between ceramic and porcelain (which is a type of ceramic tile) is if the color goes throughout the entire tile material and how long it is fired. Both ceramic and porcelain tiles come in glazed and unglazed versions. Porcelains are more durable than ceramics, because they are fired at higher temperatures.
These are similar to the ceramic tile, but rather than being manufactured these are made from natural stones. Usually, natural stone tile is very strong, heavy and durable. And once they are installed, there is just no need to worry about maintenance. Natural stone tile types include granite, marble, slate, quartzite, travertine and sandstone. You can choose a natural stone finish or a machined finish on these tiles. One thing to know is that natural stone tiles have the quality of absorbing water, so make sure to discuss your functional needs with our professional tile experts. Stone tiles are expensive when compared to the ceramic tile but in the right space, they can provide a beautiful and a natural look to your room.