Which is more expensive, ceramic or porcelain tile?
Inherently, neither porcelain or ceramic is more expensive than the other. Price differences are mainly about the technology used in the manufacturing process and the design and style of the individual product. Ultimately, both materials are manufactured the same way. We recommend first determining what style or what tile fits your personality then choosing what works best for your space.
Which tiles are better for flooring, ceramic or porcelain?
Ceramic and porcelain can both be used on the floor as long as the individual tile is floor rated. Check the product you are interested in on our website for more information, ask a sales associate or contact customer service.
What are the benefits of porcelain tile?
One of the biggest distinguishing factors of porcelain tile is its density. The main benefit to using porcelain tile is the low water absorption rate, or its density, which means it absorbs water at a minute level. Because of this, porcelain can be used in exterior applications and in locations where freezing and thawing occur.
Are subway tiles ceramic or porcelain?
Subway tiles can be either porcelain or ceramic. Because subway tile is typically installed on walls, it is usually a wall-rated product which is typically ceramic.
Is ceramic tiles ok for shower walls?
Not all ceramic tile is approved for shower walls. Check with your sales associates for true specifications.
Flooring Liquidators offers various types of tile to suit your wall or floor covering needs and personal style. The variety of shapes, designs and colors that these tiles come in are a big reason for their overall popularity and appeal. Ultimately, you should remember to shop for what tile best fits your personality and home design, and don’t forget to confirm your use and space online or with an in-store sales representative.