We tile the floors of the different areas of our home for numerous reasons—perhaps mostly for aesthetical value but definitely, there are some utilitarian causes on deciding to install the chosen tiles on a particular part of the house. Ranging from simple and affordable floor coverings to more sophisticated, fashion-forward, and a bit more expensive tiles, there sure are different options to choose from for clients from different social classes.
Porcelain tiles though are a good choice for surfaces that often get wet like the bathroom area and the kitchen. Porcelain tiles have a water absorption rate of less than 0.5%.
“Porcelain tile is a popular choice for bathroom floors. Porcelain is a denser, less porous and harder option that offers greater stain and water resistance than ceramic tile. Plus, it’s suitable for radiant in-floor heat to keep feet toasty on cool mornings. Porcelain offers unmatched design versatility. Tiles can mimic natural stone varieties, such as granite and limestone. Newer designs draw inspiration from exotic locales and fashion runways, with surfaces that evoke leather, fabric, even animal prints,” says Kim Hildenbrand in her article for hgtv.com titled Reasons to Choose Porcelain Tile
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