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$6.91/sq. ft.
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Contessa

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Why Choose Tile Flooring

 

Porcelain and ceramic tile provide a beautifully timeless tool for decorating your home, whether you're looking for a slip-resistant bathroom floor tile for baby's bath time or a stunning wall tile in your kitchen that wows friends. Both options offer you the long-lasting durability you need and easy maintenance for your busy lifestyle in a range of patterns, colors, and shapes. 

 

Types of Tile Floors

 

You can have your pick between ceramic and porcelain when it comes to shopping for the perfect tile flooring to complement your home's design aesthetic. Both are made from clay, have similar installation needs, and result in resilient, waterproof flooring that won't disappoint in a chaotic, kid-filled (or pet-filled) household. 

 

When choosing a tile floor for your home, it is important to consider the following factors:

 

With so many different types of tile available, you are sure to find the perfect option for your home. With proper care, tile can last for many years and add beauty and value to your home.

 

Tile flooring Appearance 

 

As you search for the perfect flooring for your home, are you focused on picking a durable solution that will last for years and years, or is your goal to find floor tiles that perfectly tie your space together? Believe it or not, you actually don't have to decide between practicality and visual aesthetics since porcelain and ceramic tile floors can deliver on both needs! 

 

Choose from a seemingly endless selection of sizes, shapes, and designs, from wood-look kitchen floor tile to oversized rectangle bathroom floor tile resembling expensive marble. You can easily find a tile flooring that perfectly suits your family's unique lifestyle and home decor. 

 

Pros and Cons of Tile Flooring

 

What are the key benefits and disadvantages that can come with wall and floor tiles? A few of the clear advantages include: 

 

 

A few disadvantages worth considering include: 

 

Porcelain vs. Ceramic Floor Tile

 

You know there are two types of floor tile available, but you have no idea how to tell them apart, let alone which one to choose for your particular project. That's where we come in! Ceramic and porcelain tiles make gorgeous flooring for the busiest rooms of your home. So what's the difference? How they're constructed! Porcelain tiles are fabricated of a finer mix of purer clay that's then fired at a high temperature. This results in a denser tile that is more impervious to water; this is necessary for areas that are exposed to temperature changes.

 

Wall tile

 

Are you looking to turn your boring bathroom into a spa-like retreat that features beautiful wall tile? Check out porcelain tile, which is the better option for this high-moisture situation. Whether you're installing an accent wall, a bathroom stall, or a kitchen backsplash, you want a lighter wall tile. Your local Flooring America expert can help you identify the best products for your specific use, plus act as a tie-breaker if you just can't decide from the overwhelming color and design options! 

 

How durable is tile flooring? 

 

Even though they may look delicate, all types of floor tiles offer incredible durability, even in the face of your little ones on their rowdiest days! Ceramic and porcelain tiles can hold up to the scuffs and scratches that can so easily occur during daily wear and tear from your bustling household. 

 

Tile flooring cost

 

The cost of both wall and floor tiles vary based on several details. What size, type, and quality of tile do you want? How large is the space you're tiling and how much tile will it require? As you can imagine, high-quality floor tiles and those in bigger sizes will cost more, as will installers' quotes for larger or more complex areas. For example, you can expect to spend less to install kitchen tile flooring than you would to tile your entire first floor. 

 

Tile Flooring Lifespan and Installation

 

Whether you end up choosing a stunning porcelain bathroom floor tile or intricate ceramic wall tile, you can expect decades of life from your new investment. But that's assuming you put your best foot forward when it comes to a handful of factors that influence your tile's longevity. 

 

These include: 

 

 

A proper installation is among the most impactful variables. Poorly sealed grout and misalignment are two issues that can commonly occur if any part of the installation goes awry. To avoid any headaches, trust a professional installer to do the job right, ensuring your warranty protection stays intact and it's smooth sailing for years to come! 

 

 Maintaining Tile Floors

 

You've had your eye on a beautiful ceramic or porcelain tile, and finally the day has come and your dream tile is installed. But, how do you keep your shiny new tile floors looking their best? Thankfully, it's a fairly seamless process that largely involves removing accumulated dirt and dust with routine sweeping or vacuuming with a soft brush attachment. When you're looking for a deeper clean, a mop or sponge can help. Always follow the care instructions provided by the manufacturer to ensure the longest life from your tile floors.

 

Here are some additional tips for choosing and installing tile floors:

 

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