There is a huge difference between a commercial space and your home, your business flooring has a higher volume of traffic. For this reason alone using tiles are a better choice. When you see shops, office suites or restaurants use wood, carpet, vinyl or laminate for their flooring they are aware that portions of the flooring will need to be replaced after years of use.
Not all tile materials are created equal. Each type has pros and cons that need to be considered when planning a tiling project. Here are some popular types and their benefits and drawbacks:
Real marble tiles have a beautiful, unique look like no other surface, with all their whirling patterns and shade variations. But the same patterns that make marble beautiful can be a real headache to match from tile to tile. To ensure that patterns match, the Marble Institute of America recommends having your contractor lay out the tiles over the entire surface before installing so you can approve the result. All your tiles should come from the same original batch. Continue reading
Whether you are looking to add a sense of sophistication, natural or elegance, Eleganza Tiles broad selection of tiles for residential and commercial use offer a wide array of options to inspire homeowners, designers, architects, and builders alike and to bring their real expression and creative energy to life. Continue reading
Duravit – Living bathrooms. Founded in 1817, Duravit is a leading supplier of Bathroom Sanitary Ceramic, Washbasins,, Urinals, Tubs, Multi-functional Showers, Bath Furniture, Vanity Basins, Accessories, Toilets & Bidets and wellness ideas.
Renowned designers who have created products for Duravit include Andreas Struppler, Norman Foster, Philippe Starck, Massimo Iosa Ghini, Jochen Schmiddem. Continue reading
One of the first choices you will most likely make when deciding to use tiles, is porcelain vs ceramic? Many people don’t really know the difference between the two. So, what is in ceramic tile? The biggest difference between ceramic and porcelain tile starts with their composition, which not only determines a tile’s color and texture, but its density, durability and uses. Continue reading
Since the year 2000 Meir Zenati has been the driving force with his revolutionary creative approach to Tabaraka Studio’s handmade terracotta tiles. He has been influenced by the vast cultures from around the world to give you the decadent luxury of years gone by while also giving you a glimpse into the future and what could be. Continue reading
Kitchen Countertops are one of the most dominating features of any kitchen. They make up a very large spatial portion of the room and therefore are one of the most visually prevalent as well. They are also one of the most used features of a kitchen as well. So it is very important to choose a material that works best for you and your needs. PlumbTile.com can help you with all of your kitchen countertop material needs. Continue reading
People have a sense that ceramic and porcelain tiles are different, and that porcelain tile is somehow the better of the two, but they’re not sure why it is better. So, exactly what is porcelain tile, and is it really better than ceramic tile? Let’s see if we can de-mystify porcelain tile. Continue reading