Pending its rating, Ceramic tiles can be used throughout your home and are best suited to residential and recreational spaces including walls and bedrooms.
Sometime around 4000 years ago – yes, ceramic tiles have been popular for that long! The ancient Egyptians discovered that by firing pieces of clay in a very hot oven, they could create a permanently hard and strong, durable, water-resistant and attractive material. Ceramic tiles have come a long way since then, but they’re still known for their strength, hardiness and great looks.
A great choice for environmentally conscious and budget-conscious homeowners, ceramic tiles are made from abundant natural material – clay and some other natural minerals. They’re free from harmful VOCs and their impressive longevity means they don’t just look great for much longer than other floor materials like carpet or timber, they’re much less wasteful too.
Not all tiles are glazed, but most are, meaning they are covered with a glass-like coating and fired to give the tiles the colour or decoration. This process increases the tiles strength, making them impervious to liquids, easy to clean and resistant to germs.
When looking at ceramic tiles it is important to note factors such as breaking strength, slip resistance and wear ratings. These will determine how strong and hard the tile surface is and if the tile will be slip-resistant. With the correct information, you will be able to determine if a ceramic tile is suitable for use on walls, floors or high traffic areas. Check out The Benefits Of Tiles!
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