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.

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.


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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.

Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile

Tile Talk

Since launching our new line of Porcelain Pool Tile earlier this month, we''ve been getting a lot of questions about what makes porcelain tile better than ceramic tile. More commonly, the question is simply, "What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tile?" Glazed porcelain tiles, like the blue tiles used for this fountain, are a good choice for pools and spas. Homeowners often discuss ceramic and porcelain interchangeably, as if they were one and the same.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

What’s New: 2CM Porcelain Pavers Made 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.

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.

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.

Easy Cleaning Tips for Porcelain and Ceramic Tile

Why Tile

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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.

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

Porcelain or Ceramic Tile: Why it Matters

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 Rich Hues & Varied Tones of Rubble Tile’s New Porcelain Collections

Rubble Tile

We’re excited to introduce two new porcelain tile collections by Mediterranea that use color variation to replicate the beauty of natural stone. Commercial Inspiration Love the Look New Product affordable tile minneapolis Affordable-porcelain-tile bathroom Bathroom tile commercial design field tile floor tile Kitchen tile mosaic porcelain tile minneapolis porcelain wall tile porcelain-commercial-tile residential restaurant shower tile Tile Minneapolis tile shop minneapolis

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

Rubble Tile’s Newest Stone-Look Porcelain Collections, Tudor Stone & Kensington

Rubble Tile

Stone-look porcelain has come a long way. With today’s technology, it’s possible to use porcelain tile in place of natural stone tile without sacrificing beauty, elegance, or even luxury. Designers and homeowners choose porcelain over stone for a number of reasons, but the most compelling.

Introducing Mosa Canvas: Subtle, Versatile, Tactile Porcelain Tile

Rubble Tile

Now, they’ve introduced a new porcelain tile collection created to enrich a space through its tactile relief and soft, organic character. Commercial Inspiration Love the Look New Product Rubble News affordable tile minneapolis commercial European Tile floor tile modern mosa porcelain tile minneapolis porcelain wall tile porcelain-commercial-tile relief-tile sustainable-tile textured-tile Tile Minneapolis tile shop minneapolis wall tile

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.

Del Conca USA’s Italian-Designed Porcelain Now Available Through Rubble Tile

Rubble Tile

We’re excited to announce a brand new partnership with Del Conca USA, bringing dozens of new porcelain tile collections to our product mix. Offering a huge variety of styles to choose from, this Italian-designed porcelain line has the right look for any project.

Porcelain, The Ultimate Outdoor Tile

Conestoga Tile Blog

Now, fast forward thousands of years to today where ceramic tile comes to us in the form of porcelain tile, a much more durable product that can withstand the rigorous outdoor elements in variety of climates. Porcelain wood tile like this one from Cotto D’Este’s Cadore series is a popular design option in outdoor porcelain tile. Unlike ceramic tile, porcelain tile is impervious, meaning it has a water absorption rate of 0.5 Kasbah Museum. Tangier, Morocco.

Upgrade your floor to Wood Look Porcelain Tile

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

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Large Format Porcelain Panels

United Tile's Blog

We are seeing a huge rise in interest in large format porcelain panels. This dramatic new dimension of porcelain tile offers panels in a thickness of 3+mm and 5.6mm. With these large format porcelain panels, you can get a great look, and cut demolition, installation, and downtime in half. LAMINAM by Crossville’s offers the only design solution of their kind that can skin both floors and walls in durable, enviable ceramic style.

10 Benefits of Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

The London Tile Co.

Want to know why everyone’s buzzing about external porcelain tiles at the moment? Read on to find out why people are choosing porcelain over traditional materials like cement, stone and wood. 10 Benefits of Outdoor Porcelain Tiles. Strong – At double the thickness of a standard indoor tile our external porcelain is very strong and hard-wearing. Out external porcelain is resistant to moss, mould and algae growth so will be easier to keep clean and clear.

Porcelain Paving Patio Edging Ideas

The London Tile Co.

Porcelain is quickly becoming one of the most popular material choices for patios and terraces; whether this is due to its hardwearing and long-lasting properties or the range of stylish colours and styles available we’re not sure – most likely a combination of both. When using a porcelain tile on floors indoors edging is not usually an issue – the walls provide an edge and grouting means that the sides of the tiles are hidden from view.

Tips for Laying External Porcelain Paving Tiles

The London Tile Co.

We’ve seen the popularity of external porcelain tiles explode over the last year, and it’s no surprise since the list of benefits is a long one. We only recommend tiles that are at least 18mm thick, double the thickness of a standard internal porcelain tile, as this is more suitable for external use. We stock two ranges of external porcelain paving tiles at The London Tile Co. The below video shows how to install porcelain tiles onto the Eterno Ivica pedestals.

Why You Should Upgrade to a Porcelain Countertops

StonePeak Ceramics Blog

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Dolomite Porcelain Tile

Garden State Tile Blog

Our Bianco Dolomite porcelain tile is made in the following sizes and shapes: 30″ x 60″ polished. The post Dolomite Porcelain Tile appeared first on Garden State Tile. This line is based off the very popular natural stone, Bianco Dolomite. The veining is very subtle and clean. 12″ x 24″ polished & matte. Herringbone mosaics polished & matte. 2″ x 2″ mosaics matte. 2″ x 6″ mosaics polished.

Big And Beautiful – Gauged Porcelain Slabs

Conestoga Tile Blog

Always the pioneers in ceramic technology, they have once again developed a porcelain tile that is sure to change the interior and exterior ambiance of the world’s architectural structures. If you haven’t learned about gauged porcelain slabs yet, please read on. 60″ x 120″ gauged porcelain slab demonstrates the extreme beauty it can can deliver. With a stunning, wide selection, you are sure to fall in love with large gauged 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