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Types of Floor Tiles

CERAMIC
CERAMIC

Ceramic tiles have a much longer life in comparison to other materials that are used to cover floors and walls. Another benefit associated with the durability of ceramic tiles is that they are resistant to moisture.

ENCAUSTIC CEMENT
ENCAUSTIC CEMENT

It's important to understand what an encaustic tile is and what a cement tile is. The names get confused by everyone, even by tile manufactures and tile vendors. Both are unglazed; however, there are very important differences.

MARBLE
MARBLE

Marble flooring comes in tiles of various shapes, from large rectangles to smaller mosaics. Prices range from $5 to $50 per square foot. Like many types of natural stone, marble floors can be tricky to install and a challenging DIY project.

PEBBLES & STONES
PEBBLES & STONES

A pebble is a clast of rock with a particle size of 2 to 64 millimetres based on the Krumbein phi scale of sedimentology. Pebbles are generally considered larger than granules (2 to 4 millimetres diameter) and smaller than cobbles (64 to 256 millimetres diameter).

PORCELAIN
PORCELAIN

Porcelain and ceramic tile are both are part of the larger category of tiles we can call ceramic. For modern tile specifications, it is more a case of reverse-naming, whereby manufacturers take tiles that have certain qualities and then assign the ceramic or porcelain titles to them.

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QUARTZITE
QUARTZITE

Quartzite Tile and Flooring. Quartzite is a very hard metamorphic rock that originated as sandstone. Through a process of high heating and pressurization, sandstone is transformed into Quartzite which is an extremely hard and durable natural stone.

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TRAVERTINE
TRAVERTINE

Most commonly, travertine tiles are used indoors for bathroom flooring, but they can also be used in kitchens, outdoor spaces, and to decorate walls, ceilings, and countertops. Before being polished and honed, the tile provides a high friction surface suitable for use outside to prevent slipping.

WOOD LOOK
WOOD LOOK

CERAMICAS TESANY Acadia Brown Matt Wood Look Ceramic Floor and Wall Tile (Common: 24-in x 8-in; Actual: 24.06-in x 8-in) Enter your location for pricing and availability.

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