Porcelain tile is actually a type of ceramic tile, made from a much finer and more dense clay. Fired at high temperatures, porcelain becomes very tough – making it durable against scratches, breaks, and stains. Porcelain can be used in both residential and commercial spaces because of its reputation to resiliency in high traffic areas. Although installation can be somewhat time consuming, the longevity and low maintenance properties will have you enjoying this material for a lifetime. There a number of manufacturers in today’s market – House+Earth being setup with over a dozen vendors. In addition to the long list of benefits this material offers, the variety of styles and patterns available is a main reason porcelain is a desired material in most spaces.
- Some manufacturers require ordering in full box quantities.
- Lead time and shipping costs vary with manufacturer.