What are the Different Types of Tile?
Tile is one of the oldest as well as one of the most versatile flooring options available in today’s flooring market. It has the ability to be installed both on the inside and outside of your home allowing you to create a flowing layout. At Carpet One Floor & Home in Panama City we offer a wide variety of tile styles, colors, and brands. As your local flooring retailer you can shop confidently with us knowing we can help you find the perfect tile for your home.
Living in a tropical climate means homes like yours need a floor that is heat and water resistant. The good news is that tile has both of those features. Tile will not warp or expand due to changes in humidity, and they do not absorb water at all. When properly installed and taken care of, tiles can last the life of your home.
Ceramic Floor Tile
Ceramic tile is a popular option considered for kitchen and bathroom floors. If you want the same look but with greater durability, then porcelain tile may be the better option. Porcelain is both water and heat resistant, making it a great option for an outdoor patio. If you are looking for a more natural look to add to your home, stone tiles area great option. It may be more expensive but you achieve a look of its own as well as adding value to your home.
Tiles are not meant for just floors they are practical in other settings as well. Wall tile is a great compliment to walls in kitchens and bathrooms, and can even be used as a statement piece or focal point. Wall tiles can also be used to create a backsplash in your kitchen using mosaic and glass tiles. The different colors and shapes can be arranged to make symmetrical shapes that can be glued to your kitchen or bathroom wall.