Porcelain Tile and Flooring
Resistance, durability and aesthetics are the main characteristics of porcelain floor and wall tiles, making them a perfect choice for high traffic areas such as hotels, restaurants, stores and/or public buildings.
It is one of the most popular choices among interior design studios, architects and decorators who, thanks to its wide decorative offer, has also positioned itself as one of the most sought after options among individuals to dress all types of rooms, from kitchens and bathrooms to dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, terraces and balconies.
What are Porcelain Tile and Flooring?
Porcelain tiles are a type of tile composed of compact, hard, colored and non-porous ceramic paste, used for indoor and outdoor floor coverings.
Highly resistant and easy to install, porcelain tile and flooring is a material widely used in all types of interior design projects and architectural designs. A material that, thanks to new technologies, has undergone a remarkable technical and aesthetic evolution, thus becoming a practical, functional and decorative solution that is highly valued among professionals in the sector.
Characteristics of porcelain tile flooring
The main advantages of porcelain flooring lie in its own characteristics, and the material itself is undoubtedly a great choice for covering floors in all types of styles and rooms.
There are different types of porcelain floors, such as technical porcelain or glazed porcelain, among others, but they all have the same exceptional properties.
- High durability and resistance to sudden changes in temperature and humidity, making it a perfect material for very demanding areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, terraces, balconies or even areas of high traffic, both vehicular and pedestrian.
- Resistance to chemical agents.
- Highly hygienic material, easy to clean and maintain.
- Design. Aesthetically it stands out for its great versatility.
- Ease of installation. Porcelain tile flooring adheres easily to cements and other types of materials.
Exterior Porcelain Tile Flooring
Do not renounce to design when decorating the pavement of an outdoor area is possible with outdoor porcelain tile flooring. Aesthetics and quality united in the same material.
Porcelain floors for outdoors are an option that offers high durability, being one of the most reliable materials and with more guarantees in the market.
Its porosity is minimal, which translates into porcelain floors that are resistant to inclement weather, such as frost, rain, snow and sudden changes in temperature.
Its resistance is added to its high durability and easy maintenance, which will make the pavement look like the first day for much longer.
In addition, the aesthetic versatility of porcelain tile floors, allows the design of spaces with all kinds of styles, decorations and colors; it is even capable of representing the aesthetics of other materials such as wood, natural stone or marble, thus combining its spectacular patterns with the performance of ceramics.
Indoor Porcelain Tile Flooring
Given the characteristics of porcelain tile flooring, it is the preferred choice for dressing the floor of indoor rooms, whether in a private home, or in a building where traffic is high: hotels, stores, museums, restaurants…
The choice of flooring is of vital importance to make the room comfortable, practical and aesthetically pleasing. In addition, it is an element that, a priori, will not be changed for a long time.
How should be the material chosen to decorate the indoor porcelain floor? It must be a resistant, durable, easy to clean, hygienic and aesthetic material.
The demands are high, but indoor porcelain tile flooring meets them all.
In addition to its technical properties, it is a very versatile material in terms of aesthetics. A multitude of formats, sizes, colors, finishes and designs are available for all types of styles.
How to clean porcelain floor?
Cleaning porcelain tile flooring is very easy, since it is a low porosity material, which makes it a very hygienic and resistant to stains. In addition, it allows the use of a wide variety of cleaning products without compromising its quality or aesthetics.
It should be noted that it is important to follow the manufacturer’s instructions regarding the cleaning of the pieces, in case we are dealing with a special model, but as a general rule, porcelain floors do not require excessive maintenance.
How to lay porcelain tile flooring?
Having a qualified professional to lay porcelain tile flooring is of vital importance.
Porcelain tile flooring, both in interior and exterior projects, is not a difficult procedure, but it is necessary to have previous knowledge and experience, in addition to having the necessary tools for the final result to be optimal.
Porcelain tile offers finishes that adapt to any design and style. Elegant and contemporary, it is a versatile material that, if placed correctly, will become the most important decorative element of the entire room.