Why Use Porcelain Tiles Outside?

The London Tile Co.

Not all tiles can be used outdoors, and you might have heard about using porcelain paving on your patio or in your garden – but why? Porcelain is the perfect choice for your outdoor paving, but only when 20mm thick or more. Porcelain Tiles & Paving Are Perfect For Outdoors.

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Diary of a Tile Addict

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Why Choose Porcelain Paving?

The London Tile Co.

If you’ve been on the hunt for new paving recently you have probably come across one or two products made from porcelain. Porcelain has a range of benefits when used outdoors but as it’s a relatively new product we have answered some of the most important questions about porcelain paving, if you have any others please feel free to comment below or get in touch. How is porcelain paving made? Porcelain and ceramic tiles are made in basically the same way.

PorcelPave Porcelain Paving: PorcelPave Cathedral

The London Tile Co.

Refresh Your Porcelain Patio Paving With PorcelPave Cathedral. It’s been a long trek to get to this point, so those dirty old block paving slabs need to go – and be replaced with stunning and hard wearing outdoor porcelain tiles! Why do I need porcelain patio slabs?

Why You Might Want Porcelain Slab Countertops

JG Kitchens

I first spotted porcelain slab countertops in a European cabinet showroom in West Hollywood, either in 2009 or 2010. This modern porcelain slab is probably not what you picture when you hear “tile countertops.” The post Why You Might Want Porcelain Slab Countertops comes to you courtesy of Jamie Gold Kitchen, Bath And Wellness Design, LLC. I didn’t know what they were, but I loved the sleek look.

Double Trouble — Wellness Benefits of Induction Cooking and Porcelain Tile

JG Kitchens

The latest piece is about porcelain tile, with new features, styles, sizes and innovations for the Coverings expo starting today. (No, Porcelain fits all five facets of wellness design, which I cover in this latest Forbes.com piece.

Eden Porcelain Stoneware Tile by Ragno: Timeworn Style with a Modern Feel

Rubble Tile

The Eden porcelain tile line by Ragno consists of beautifully crafted glazed porcelain stoneware that combines timeless shapes with artisan details and contemporary sizes. This month we spotlight a tile that brings a sense of classic style to your space.

Sustainable Porcelain Tile with a Subtle, Elegant Look

Rubble Tile

The new Mosa Stage collection does this perfectly by featuring understated porcelain tiles with a luxurious feel. One of the things that a great design can do is to subtly guide the user’s gaze throughout a space, giving an impression of coherence and natural flow.

Divine Italian Innovation: Porcelain Pavers

Decorative Materials

Outdoor Porcelain Design: Why Pavers Are Taking Over. A variety of innovative solutions are available, but few are as practical or as stylistically versatile as porcelain pavers, which are slowly starting to take over in Colorado.

Porcelain Tile: Your Complete Guide

Why Tile

Different types of ceramic tile collectively make up what is commonly known as the “ceramic tile family”—… The post Porcelain Tile: Your Complete Guide appeared first on Why Tile. Designing and remodeling your home can be an exciting and rewarding creative pursuit.

Bigger Is Better: Large Format Porcelain Tile

Architectural Ceramics

Architectural Ceramic’s put together a small list of some of our large format porcelain tile collections. About Porcelain Tile. Why are large format tiles typically porcelain? Porcelain tile is fired at a higher temperature. It all equates to better durability and the ability to increase the size of surface area of porcelain tile. Porcelain tile is an excellent option for commercial or residential spaces. Chances are, it’s a porcelain tile.

Porcelain Paving Pros and Cons

The London Tile Co.

We stock a wide range of external tiles, which are often referred to as porcelain paving slabs, so we thought we would run through the pros and cons of this new-ish paving material. Pros of Porcelain Paving. Porcelain is strong and hard-wearing, meaning that it will last for years and often still looks the same as when it was installed. Porcelain paving does not need sealing and can be cleaned with a brush & mop or a pressure washer. Cons of Porcelain Paving.


Rubble Tile

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CEU-Thick Outdoor Porcelain Tile Paving Systems ?


THICK OUTDOOR PORCELAIN TILE PAVING SYSTEMS. Porcelain tile is a form of ceramic tile that is made from a porcelain clay, quartz, and feldspar. This course highlights the advantages of using a 20mm (2cm) thick porcelain paving system in hardscape designs.

Porcelain Paving Vs. Natural Stone

The London Tile Co.

It goes without saying that all paving materials will have pros and cons, but with porcelain fast becoming the material of choice for patios we wanted to see how it compares to another popular material: natural stone. Porcelain is available in an endless range of colours and styles, making it the perfect choice for almost any taste. PORCELAIN. Want to know more about porcelain paving? Outdoor Tiles Porcelain Paving

Signature Porcelain Tile Surfaces, Made Easy

Rubble Tile

Introducing Rubble Tile’s newest porcelain: the Core Collection by Dutch tilemakers, Mosa. They’re known as innovators in the porcelain tile space, bringing to the market design-forward concepts that are highly eco-friendly and suitable for both residential and commercial spaces.

Gauged Porcelain Tile: Our New Favorite Furniture

Why Tile

Gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs — porcelain tiles measuring as long as 15 feet, as wide as five feet, and as thin as 3.5 These big and beautiful tiles are also becoming a popular option for… The post Gauged Porcelain Tile: Our New Favorite Furniture appeared first on Why Tile.

Keeping Your Porcelain Patio Clean This Summer

The London Tile Co.

have decided to help make your life as easy as possible with our range of outdoor porcelain tiles. Due to the vitrification process the porcelain material undergoes, where the tiles are fired at high temperatures, they become impermeable to water, dust, mould and moss growth. The hard-wearing nature of our porcelain tiles means they look like they have only just been laid for far longer than other wood and stone alternatives.

Create an Outdoor Oasis with Porcelain Tile

Garden State Tile Blog

Whether you’re relaxing on the patio, entertaining on the rooftop, or cooking up a meal in your outdoor kitchen, one material reigns supreme for sustainability and durability in every season – and that’s porcelain tile. POOL: Canova 24″x24″ Grip Porcelain Paver.

The Benefits of Porcelain Tiles

The London Tile Co.

While many of these materials have their positives, we believe that porcelain is the superior choice when it comes to floor material for your home. Porcelain tiles are made in a very similar way to ceramic tiles, however there are some differences that provide additional qualities to the material. Porcelain tiles are pressed at a higher pressue and fired at much higher temperatures than ceramic, making them denser and much less porous. Benefits of Porcelain Tiles.

Walk in Confidence with Porcelain Flooring

Garden State Tile Blog

The answer to this common question is almost always “porcelain.” Porcelain tile can be used virtually anywhere – floors, walls, showers, outdoors – and the list continues. Porcelain has a long history, dating back to 15 th century where it was used among the aristocrats.

Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

The post Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters appeared first on StonePeak Ceramics Blog. Porcelain Tile Tile Manufacturing Green Tile Porcelain Ceramics Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile technical porcelain

Using Porcelain and Ceramic Tile in Outdoor Kitchens

Why Tile

Nature’s not the only beautiful thing to look at in an outdoor kitchen — with stunning porcelain and ceramic tile options, you can create an outdoor kitchen that will rival any area… The post Using Porcelain and Ceramic Tile in Outdoor Kitchens appeared first on Why Tile.

Building Code Updates Make Larger Exterior Adhered Porcelain Tile Possible

Why Tile

Thanks to advances in porcelain tile manufacturing, tiles as large as 6 feet x 12 feet and as thin as 1/8 to 7/32 inches are available. These tiles, known as gauged porcelain tile panels/slabs, are surprisingly lightweight given their size.

Rubble Tile’s Trending Concrete-Look Porcelain Collection, Core

Rubble Tile

Commercial Inspiration Love the Look New Product Residential Tile affordable tile minneapolis Bathroom tile cement tile concrete-look-tile concrete-tile-minneapolis floor tile kitchen Kitchen tile porcelain tile minneapolis residential tile shop minneapolisThe natural world is full of beauty that inspires tile artisans to create the designs we’ve all come to love. But sometimes, great inspiration can come from humankind itself.

Easy Cleaning Tips for Porcelain and Ceramic Tile

Why Tile

The post Easy Cleaning Tips for Porcelain and Ceramic Tile appeared first on Why Tile. Tile Tips

PorcelPave New Outdoor Porcelain Paving Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Porcelain is quickly becoming the most popular tile material for almost every application; from non-slip mosaics for wet room floors, to natural looking wood effect floor tiles. The qualities that make porcelain such a desirable material for the home also make it the perfect choice for outdoor applications. While standard 8-10mm thick porcelain floor tiles are perfect for indoors, the tiles do need to be at least double this to withstand external conditions.

Twin Cities Tile Spotlight: Porcelain Inspired by Ancient Architectural Traditions

Rubble Tile

With that in mind, Mediterranea has designed two porcelain tile collections that evoke the timeworn stone look of ancient Egypt and ancient Babylon. We often find inspiration from the architecture and design of past eras and civilizations.

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Low-Maintenance Benefits of Ceramic and Porcelain Tile

Why Tile

As with all ceramic tile, porcelain tile’s limitless design possibilities are matched by performance and functionality, including the following low-maintenance, cost-saving benefits.

Create The Perfect Patio With Porcelain Garden Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Porcelain has long been a favourite material choice for walls and floors inside the home, but over the last few years it has become popular on patios. It turns out that the reasons we love porcelain for internal use – easy to keep clean, hard-wearing, wide range of designs, etc. During the manufacture of porcelain the tiles go through a process called vitrification, which essentially turns them into an extremely hard glass-like material with a very low porosity rate.

Big Gets Bold: Ossido Gauged Porcelain Panels

Garden State Tile Blog

Big gets bold with Crossville’s Ossido porcelain tile panels by Laminam, available from Garden State Tile. Each panel evokes the look of materials left to weather and oxidize, capturing the perfect moment of nature’s transformation in porcelain.

2CM Porcelain Pavers Stocked in the USA!

Garden State Tile Blog

High-style meets advanced durability with 2CM porcelain pavers from Garden State Tile – all manufactured in the USA! These 10 porcelain collections are the ideal for patios, pool decks, roof tops, outdoor kitchens, and more. Browse 2CM Porcelain Pavers from Garden State Tile.

Classic Meets Contemporary at Rubble Tile: Semi Matte Porcelain that Wows

Rubble Tile

Adex USA’s highly functional and timely porcelain collection, Floor, is now available at Rubble Tile. Designers love the tiles’ natural semi matte glaze, classic shapes, and neutral colors that have made them a popular choice for both traditional and transitional spaces.

Five Places You’ll Secretly Find Porcelain Tile

Why Tile

Porcelain tile is known for its functional benefits and aesthetics, but did you know that porcelain isn’t just for flooring? Thicker porcelain pavers and thin panels/slabs have expanded porcelain’s versatility to include impressive uses.

Paving with Porcelain

Architectural Ceramics

Despite its exterior purpose, it is actually made out of porcelain, affording it all the same benefits – being frost-resistant, skid-resistant, durable and easy to clean – yet Garden 2cm has an incredibly high breakage load (up to 2,000 pounds). GARDEN 2CM HAS ALL THE BENEFITS OF PORCELAIN PLUS…. February 2016 – Rockville, MD – Twice as thick as most tiles, Garden 2cm is one of Architectural Ceramic ‘s first outdoor pavers.

The Future of Wood Porcelain

As The Tile Turns

Like it or not, wood porcelain is not a trend, rather a timeless product which has become highly attractive for its real wood like characteristics and incredible durability. Porcelain with HIGH VARIATION suitable for interior, exterior, wet and dry applications. From The Floor inventory porcelain timeless wood porcelain

Everything You Should Know About Porcelain Countertops

Garden State Tile Blog

Porcelain countertops are about to take over the commercial and residential design industry – and for good reason. Engineered to provide unique style and endurance for both interior and exterior applications, the technology behind Crossville’s new 12mm thick 100% porcelain slabs outperforms alternative countertop surfaces such as natural stone, engineered quartz and laminates. While other materials may stain, crack or yellow, porcelain is designed to last.

Striped Hex Porcelain Tile

Garden State Tile Blog

Classic and monochromatic, or modern with a pop of color – the Striped Hex series from the Garden State Tile Porcelain Collection has the same appearance of authentic cement tile but with the ease and durability of porcelain.

What is the Best Grout for Porcelain Tile?

The Tile Doctor

Starlike grout is ideal for porcelain tiles. This high-quality epoxy grout is easy to work with and completely non-toxic, making it safe for installers, consumers, pets, and the environment. General

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Why External Porcelain Paving is a Safer Choice for Your Patio

The London Tile Co.

have made sure that all our external porcelain paving tiles have a minimum R11 slip resistance rating. PorcelPave engineered porcelain is extremely strong and hard-wearing. we sell a wide range of external porcelain paving options to meet your every tiling need, so why not check out the PorcelPave and Valverdi collections and see what we’ve got to offer? See our full range of outdoor porcelain tiles here. Indoor-Outdoor Tiles Outdoor Tiles Porcelain Paving

Our Favorite Porcelain Furniture on Instagram

Why Tile

We recently explained why gauged porcelain is our new favorite material for furniture, and now we want to share some of our favorite porcelain furniture examples from Instagram. Gauged… The post Our Favorite Porcelain Furniture on Instagram appeared first on Why Tile.

Alluring & Durable Porcelain Tile with the Timeless Charm of Metal

Rubble Tile

Milestone’s designers infused a timeworn metallic look to their latest porcelain tile offering, Element. When we think of metals, we often picture steel structures and skyscrapers. Yet like natural stone, the metals we use for our architecture and everyday items come from the earth. New Product

Can I Use Porcelain Tiles Outside?

The London Tile Co.

Porcelain is ideally suited to use outdoors as it is extremely strong and hard-wearing. If you are looking for a long-lasting and modern looking alternative to traditional paving products, porcelain is the perfect choice. While it is the perfect material for outdoor use, not all porcelain tiles can be used outside. Benefits of Using Porcelain Tiles Outside. Strong – porcelain is extremely strong, meaning that it can handle heavy patio furniture and foot traffic.