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Ceramic Floor Tiles – Why They Are Still A Viable Option

Here at TFO our commitment is to provide you with the highest quality tiles at the lowest prices available. We also have a determination to bring to you the latest and greatest tile products on the market. In line with that determination, we’d like to introduce the latest additions to our ceramic floor tile collection. But first, why ceramic floor tiles?

Many well know that porcelain tiles are denser than ceramic tiles due to the firing process. They are therefore more durable as a flooring option in areas of high foot traffic. If so, why should you choose ceramic? One reason, ceramic floor tiles are less dense, but this means they are easier to modify than their counterpart porcelain tiles. So when you need to cut a tile for corners, edging or otherwise need to trim it down, you can do it with a wet saw, snap tile saw, or even by hand. The same is true for drilling holes. Ceramic tiles are much easier to drill through. What is more, ceramic tiles are generally available at a lower cost. So when asking why ceramic floor tiles, the answer is cutting, drilling and the price.

Why Ceramic Floor Tiles Or Ceramic Wall Tiles?

Does the above mean you can only use ceramic tiles on walls where the only foot traffic is nonexistent? No, they are still very suitable for areas of light to moderate foot traffic for indoor installations and yes, of course, on walls.

Having gotten to know ceramics a little better, consider the newest ceramic floor tile options available to you at TFO.

We have added three new ceramic marble look tiles to our collection. We have them available in both a matt and a gloss finish. Introducing ‘Calcatta’, ‘Silver Vein’, and ‘Siena’.  This series of marble look ceramic floor tiles provides you with the elegant aesthetic beauty of a marble tile in a ceramic base. Streaked with delicate earth-tones and fogged with subtle hues, they are sure to create a warm contemporary feel.

Most ceramic tiles come with non-rectified edges. However, rectified edges have advantages too. Tiles with rectified edges give you a stunning visual effect. Like what? Well, manufacturers manufacture rectified tiles with much precision. Therefore, they are all the exact same size, and you can install the tiles with a nearly invisible grout line. The result?  A sleek, seamless, symmetrical look. Many highly prize this look for larger tile installations.

But here at TFO we know that seeing is believing. So stop in at our Sydney TFO showroom to see our top quality tile collection. You’ll quickly discover for yourself our commitment to quality and our competitive prices. Not in Sydney? You can purchase from our online tile store and then you can get your tiles delivered! Compare prices online for savings hard to beat.


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