Are you ready for new tile flooring? Ceramic and porcelain tiles are a great option for homeowners in the greater North York, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, and Markham areas. Ceramic and porcelain tiles are created by glazing thin pieces of clay and then firing them in a kiln to promote durability. It is most commonly used as a covering for floors, walls, or countertops, and in rooms such as entryways, bathrooms, and kitchens.
Our flooring team has experience in the products and installation of all tile types, including ceramic and porcelain tile. We are prepared to assist you from start to finish during your flooring project. Our trained design associates will show you different samples, offer style guidance, and help perform a professional and efficient installation.
Advantages of Ceramic and Porcelain
- Durable – Both ceramic and porcelain tiles are extremely durable in a variety of climates. Porcelain tile is heated at a higher temperature and is usually more durable than ceramic options.
- Low-Maintenance – The tiles can be easily cleaned with a damp towel or sponge. They are resistant to water and humidity, making the tiles ideal for rooms with water exposure such as kitchens and bathrooms.
- Endless Style Options – With endless combinations of size, color, and glaze you can rest assured that you will find an option that suits your personal aesthetic. You can use ceramic or porcelain tiles for more than your flooring.
Disadvantages of Ceramic and Porcelain
- Hard Underfoot – While ceramic and porcelain can feel cool to the touch, perfect for warmer months in Ontario, it can be hard and uncomfortable underfoot especially if you are standing on it for long periods.
- Susceptible to Chips or Cracks – This occurs more often with ceramic tiles and is often a cause of improper installation. Choose a trusted local company like Floor Coverings International North York to ensure a professional installation.
Because we have partnerships with leading manufacturers, we are able to offer our customers products from the best brands at affordable prices. We have access to a huge selection of colors, shapes, and styles of ceramic and porcelain tile, so you’ll surely find a product that fits your specific requirements or personal style.
Schedule your free, in-home design consultation today to learn more about ceramic and porcelain tiles. We’ll bring the samples straight to you in our innovative mobile showroom. Once you’ve selected your perfect new flooring, we’ll even provide a free proposal and estimate. We proudly serve the greater North York, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, and Markham areas.
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