Types of Tile

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What Are the Types of Tile?

Quality Floor Coverings Carpet One Floor & Home is your local neighbourhood expert when it comes to all things flooring, including tile. We carry a wide selection of ceramic, porcelain, and stone, so make sure to stop by our showroom and work with one of our tile experts today! Below are the different types of tiles we offer at our showroom. Each type of tile features its own advantages and benefits. We can help you find not just the best style, but also the best tile type for your next project.


Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is the most well-known option and is popular in both residential and commercial settings. There are multiple sizes, shapes, colours, and patterns from which to choose. Ceramic tile resists water and heat, and can withstand moderate levels of traffic. It is also a budget-friendly option for those who are price conscious. If you are looking to add style to your home, ceramic tile is a great option. Ceramic tile is ideal for indoor settings and not recommended for outdoor use.

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Bel Terra Wood look Tile in Living Room

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain is the second most popular tile option. Porcelain is more durable than ceramic, and is resistant to moisture, heat, and humidity. It can handle anything from heavy foot traffic to changing weather conditions, and it will rarely crack. Since porcelain is typically installed in areas with a lot of moisture, they feature a slip-resistant surface for your protection and peace of mind. Porcelain can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications.

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stone flooring

Stone Tile

Consider exploring our stone tile collection if you are looking for a high-end flooring solution for your home. Stone tiles are quarried and come in slabs, and since no slab is quarried from the same location, each stone tile features a pattern that is unique. Stone flooring is long lasting and beautiful, but can become expensive depending on the size of the area you plan on covering. Most stone options need to be sealed for stain and moisture resistance.

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