Are porcelain floor tiles good?
A porcelain tile could be described as a glorified ceramic. Starting with the good, the trusty porcelain tile is an excellent flooring choice. It is highly durable and resistant to most heavy impact stresses, making it suitable for high-traffic areas, much more so than the standard ceramic tile.
Is porcelain or ceramic better for floors?
Known as the most durable type of tile on the market, porcelain is harder, denser, tougher, and less porous than ceramic tile. Since porcelain tile can withstand heavy traffic over long periods of time, it works well as a flooring and countertop material.
Do porcelain floor tiles scratch easily?
Porcelain tile is a type of ceramic tile, though it is made from finer, denser clay and is fired at higher temperatures. Additionally, porcelain tile is tougher, more scratch resistant than other varieties, and more durable and resistant to stains.
Are porcelain tile floor slippery?
Ceramic and porcelain tile floors can be notoriously slippery. The very feature that makes tile easy to clean—its smooth, non-porous nature—also means that it is slippery underfoot. It’s a slip resistance rating system called COF (or coefficient of friction) published by tile manufacturers.
How big is the boardwalk tile at Mediterranea?
Boardwalk is offered in 8” x 48” and 6” x 24” sizes, complete with 3” x 24” bullnose trim pieces. Mediterranea’s Boardwalk collection perfectly evokes the unique spirit of America’s exclusive seaside resorts, premium residences and commercial destinations.
What kind of tile is used on the boardwalk?
The tile design craftsmen at Mediterranea have leveraged 21st century technology to create the Boardwalk series — a product that evokes the classic seaside destinations to which Americans have aspired for over 100 years.
What makes Mediterranea porcelain floor tile so special?
Mediterranea represents a unique concept in porcelain tile design. We’ve aligned with the world’s top factories to create cutting-edge products specifically designed for the American marketplace. We feature: Stunning designs, created with our Dynamic HD Imaging ™ manufacturing process;
What are the colors of the Atlantic City boardwalk?
Mediterranea honors this tradition in four classic colors, named after America’s most distinctive Boardwalks – Atlantic City (Ash), Coney Island (Walnut), Myrtle Beach (Whitewash) and Venice Beach (Amber).