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Ceramic Tile vs. Porcelain Tile

January 28, 2021
Tile flooring in a Tucson, AZ dining room
Ceramic and porcelain tile flooring are so similar that they are often referred to interchangeably. However, they have some specific differences that make one a better choice for your household than the other.

If you’ve ever wondered how these two compare to each other, you’re in the right place. We want to give you a few specifics that will make it easier to choose the one that’s right for you.
 

Variety and excellence in your tile flooring

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is made from high-quality clay and other natural materials for an exceptional flooring experience. Covered with bright, beautiful liquid glass glazes, you’ll find a wide variety of color options that will make d├ęcor matching super easy.

Ceramic is an excellent choice for any space in your home, offering durability, water resistance, and so much more. Use it in any area or level of your home with outstanding results.
 

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain tile flooring is made explicitly from high-quality clay and fired in extremely hot kilns for a dense, hard flooring product. Because it has a slightly different construction, it is a bit more durable and water-resistant than ceramic.

Both materials can change everything about the area in which it is installed. It works great over radiant heating, is exceptionally durable, and offers a lifespan that can reach and exceed 50 years or more with proper maintenance and care.
 

For the best porcelain tile flooring in the Tucson area

When researching tile stores in Tucson, be sure to consider Express Flooring and our shop at home services. We know that flooring wasn’t made to look good in the showroom, it was made to look good on your floors, and we’ll make sure you find the best options.

We provide tile flooring to Arizona, Texas, Las Vegas, & New Mexico. Our Tucson service areas include Marana, Vail, Oro Valley, Catalina Foothills, Sahuarita, Green Valley, Red Rock, and more. When you need a flooring experience that caters to your needs, especially, we invite you to call us for porcelain floor options to be brought right to your door.