THE BENEFITS OF A PORCELAIN TILE:
Porcelain tiles are highly resistant to wear. That’s because porcelain tiles are fired with a higher temperature when made. It’s more uniform in construction and tends to be harder and thicker overall than most other tile varieties. Porcelain tile floors are known to last for years, and they are a great choice for all floors because of just how durable they are over time. If your looking for flooring that will hold up to children, pets and general family life or commercial high foot traffic, then porcelain tiles are for you. Porcelain tiles are commonly used to cover wall and floors, with a water absorption rate of less than 0.5 percent the clay used to build porcelain tiles is generally denser. They can either be glazed or unglazed. Porcelain tiles are one type of vitrified tiles and are sometimes referred to as porcelain vitrified tiles.
Maintaining flooring can be really intensive when you have something like traditional wood flooring or natural stone. Porcelain tiles look great and they’re tough, they are so simple to maintain. They don’t require any special sealing to keep out water or stains. Porcelain tile floors are simple to clean and water wipes right off them without causing any real damage. That’s why a porcelain tile is used heavily in kitchen floors, bathroom walls and floors, hallway floors and more, porcelain tiles are now also being used outside if the correct tile installation is used. Please ask us for more information regarding tilling installation.
Excellent for high traffic use:
Porcelain tile floors are perfect for high traffic environments, which makes them so desirable for commercial use. This flooring is highly resistant to wear, scratching and breakage.
Latest Tile Trends:
Our tiles are produced by Italian and Spanish manufacturers and are renowned for the best quality and finish to date. We are always at the forefront of the tile design industry and always pride ourselves on having the latest tile trends.
Where do our tiles come from?
We deal direct with Spanish and Italian tile manufactures. Our main suppliers being: Grespania (Spanish), Saloni (Spanish) and Marazzi (Italian).
Which colour or shade is best for floor tiles?
We know that when it comes to interior design, the final feel is just as important as function – and colour plays a key part in the overall design of a room.
From finding the perfect shade for your kitchen to switching up hues in the living room, Our friendly and knowledgeable tile designers at La Fabrico can help guide you with these struggling tile decisions.
Below are a couple of helpful pointers:
Grey: For a modern, neutral finish with added warmth, grey floor tiles will add some class to your home. From gorgeous greys to sparkling silver floor tiles, you can bring a touch of luxury to even the most neutrally designed spaces – from the kitchen to the bathroom and every room in between.
White: To create a spacious aesthetic in even the smallest rooms, large white floor tiles can be used to open up living areas, kitchens and bathrooms. By incorporating these floor tiles into your home, you’ll create a blank canvas upon which you can build the room’s overall aesthetic – leaving you with a pristine, minimalist space that allows you to add pops of colour as you see fit.
Where to use this tile:
Bathroom walls, bathroom floors, kitchen floors, conservatory floors, hallway floors, swimming pools, patios, commercial floors, utility floors, gyms and sporting complexes, schools and shops, garage floors, factory floors and more.
Which is better porcelain or ceramic tile?
Durability of porcelain is better: The density of porcelain tile makes it more stronger and durable than ceramic tiles, while being less subject to wear. This makes it more suitable for commercial use as well as in the home with also having water resistance: Porcelain tile is almost impervious to water compared to ceramic tile.
Visit one of our tile showrooms for more information:
Wall To Floor Tile Luxury: Serving Exeter, Somerset, Bath, Bristol, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall. Contact us to find your local tile showroom.
Our Tile Service.
Book a free measuring service, ask us for a free tile sample, ask us how to install a tile, book your free tile design consultation in one of our tile shops, we are always happy to help.