Types of Tile

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Choose the Perfect Tile

When it comes to tile, your options are nearly limitless in regards to style, design, and patterns. Tile is a versatile, naturally beautiful, as well as durable flooring option. It’s always important to know the setting you plan on installing tile in to make the best decision in which product to use. Not all tile is created the same, which means each type will function a little different in your home.

The flooring professionals at Gordon’s Carpet One Floor & Home are there to answer any questions you have about tile. We have a great selection of brand names and even Carpet One exclusives products. Visit our El Centro showroom to check out our tile selection.

Wall Tile for Showers and Backsplashes

Wall tile was designed for a few reasons, such as breaking up long and dull walls, as well as protecting the wall underneath. Tile makes a great backsplash for walls and showers due to its heat resistance and durability. Wall tiles are even easy to clean, and you have a wide range of design options from which to choose. Ceramic and porcelain can be installed in custom showers and backsplashes.

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Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is made from natural materials and considered eco-friendly. When covered with the right glaze, ceramic can be incredibly resistant to scratching, making it a great choice if you have pets in your home or for use in high traffic areas. Most commonly you’ll see ceramic tile installed on walls as well as bathroom and kitchen floors.

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Happy Floors tile

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain is more durable and dense than ceramic tile because it is manufactured at a higher temperature. Since porcelain tile is more water resistant, you can install it in places like your laundry room and even outside on a patio.

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Stone Tile

Natural stone comes in a variety of colors and textures. No two tiles look the same, giving you the opportunity to give a unique touch to your space. Natural stone tiles are heavy and durable, so you can have the installed inside and outside of your home.

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Grout Staining

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