Porcelain Tile

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.

House+Earth is setup with a number of vendors who offer porcelain tiles of all kinds, produced and manufactured with the environment in mind. Porcelain tiles are typically offered in large format sizes, for example: 12”x12”, 18”x18”, 12”x24”, and 24”x24”. Most suppliers will offer a coordinating mosaic, allowing the customer to accomplish a cohesive aesthetic throughout your design. Porcelain will come in a varying finishes including polished, matte or honed, and some textured. Style options range from mimicked stone or wood prints, to dimensional and decorative patterns. Whether it is being used as flooring or wall tile – porcelain is a healthy, long-lasting, and low-maintenance material selection.
  • Some manufacturers require ordering in full box quantities.
  • Lead time and shipping costs vary with manufacturer.