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Tile is the triple threat of flooring choices offering lasting beauty, ease of maintenance, as well as the highest level of durability of any flooring choice. Tile is extremely versatile and is available in a variety of styles ready, willing, and able to compliment any design trend. Due to modern manufacturing technology, today’s tile impresses with realistic graphics and textures as well as numerous finishes, shades, shapes, and sizes. Stone looking tile has dominated the industry for many years and some products are virtually indistinguishable from natural marbles, travertines, slates and other stone products. Stunning wood looking products are an excellent option for areas with high moisture, such as  bathrooms, without worrying about damaging actual wood. Create a contemporary or industrial restoration theme with painted concrete styles.  Furthermore, tile is quite easy to clean and a properly installed ceramic floor will outperform and outlast nearly any other flooring choice.

Benefits of Ceramic Tile Include:

Environmentally Friendly: Ceramic tile is manufactured using natural materials.

Cleanliness: Easy to clean and, due to its impermeability, does not retain odors, allergens or bacteria. Glazed ceramic tile resists stains, repels dirt, and can be cleaned with a damp mop or common household cleaners.

Durability: Grade III and Grade IV glazed ceramic tiles are extremely scratch resistant. You never have to worry about a cut or tear like you do with other floor coverings. They endure heavy traffic without showing wear patterns and can withstand extreme weight.

Versatility: Crosses over into every design trend. Furthermore, modern ceramic manufacturing technology has created a virtually limitless number of colors, sizes, styles, shapes and textures that can add rich beauty and character to any room in your home. Patterns can range from a basic straight lay, brick pattern, herringbone, decorative  insets and so much more allowing your inner interior designer to break out.

Fire Resistance: While all elements have a melting point, ceramic tile has an exceedingly high melting point making it an unlikely candidate for burning. Trivets and potholders are often made from ceramic tiles. They do not emit toxic fumes when hot. Even hot kitchen pans or skillets can’t scorch or melt the surface of glazed ceramic tile!

Water Resistance: Most glazed ceramic tile has a dense body that permits little or no moisture accumulation. Porcelain tile cannot be penetrated by water.

Parent & Pet Owner Friendly: Can stand up to our little humans and furry family members spills and accidents.

Beauty, durability, and ease of maintenance: what more could you ask for in a flooring product?

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