Protective flooring increases the life span of your floor and simultaneously giving a lavish look to your floor. Porcelain tiles are generally used for covering the walls and floors. They are equally applicable in commercial and residential areas. Their water retention capacity is almost less than 0.5%. They are available in both glazed and unglazed form.
Is porcelain tile a good choice for kitchen?
Kitchen and bathroom are the only two places in the house that are considered to be heavy traffic areas where house members mostly visit. Porcelain tiles are mostly preferred in these areas as they are having the mixture of clay with sand added to it. They are generally built with extreme pressure and heat in order to result in a harder, less porous and a denser than other ceramic tiles comparatively. They are highly durable tiles and hence are ultimate choices for kitchens and bathrooms.
Benefits of installing porcelain flooring
- Maintenance free: Porcelain tiling does not require sealing, polishing or waxing. The floors made from these tiles are very easily maintained. They can be simply cleaned with a dry mop. As their water retention capacity is too low hence they can be easily cleaned.
- These types of tiles have high tensile strength and hence cannot be broken easily as they are made from feldspar pressed at extreme high pressure in comparison to other ceramic tiles options.
- They are available in a wide range of textures and colors and the options of designs are really endless if go for purchasing these tiles. You can also hire various skilled professionals who will recreate the porcelain tiles for you with marble patters or wood grains as per your accordance.
- It is highly durable and a material which hard wearing. This is resistant to various cleaning materials which are harsh in nature. They are also resistant to stains, fire, heavy loads, and scratches.