Tile Guide: Benefits, Ideas and Types of Tile Flooring
Learn about the benefits of tile flooring such as long-wearing durability, moisture resistance and ease of maintenance, which makes tile ceramic flooring the ideal choice for beauty and wear.
Types of Tiles: Contemporary Ceramic, Porcelain and Stone
With its timeless beauty and long-wearing durability, ceramic, porcelain and stone tile flooring create a unique look that's as practical as it is personal.
It's perfect in kitchens and baths where moisture resistance and easy maintenance are essential. And its impact and scratch-resistant properties make it ideal for family and recreation rooms that get heavy-duty use.
You'll find innovative designs in ceramic, porcelain and stone tile that are as affordable as they are appealing.
Decide Which Tile is Suitable for Your Intended Location
All of our ceramic tiles are clearly labeled for their performance in a variety of conditions and applications. Our Quick-Pick icons indicate if they are suitable for indoor or outdoor use, if they are rated as frost-proof, and whether they are appropriate for residential or commercial settings.
Choose Tiles to Complement Your Decorating Goals
Today's broad selection of ceramic, porcelain and stone tile is suitable for both casual and formal settings. You'll find a stunning array of choices including glazed and unglazed finishes; deco, rustic and contemporary styles; and porcelain, slate and terra cotta tiles. And, you can create endless designs throughout your home with perfectly matched decorative accents and trim pieces.
Understand Shade and Texture Variations
Quick-pick icons help you choose tiles according to their range of shade and texture variations, low, medium or high. These variations are natural effects of the tile manufacturing process and account for the vibrant mix of shades and textures unique to this traditional flooring.
All these elements make a difference in how your floor will look: our Quick-Pick Icons identify those differences so you're sure to get the look you want. Don't forget to check out Installation to learn all about the little details that make a big difference when transitioning from old floors to new.