What Are the Types of Tile?
Built for strength, endurance, and self-expression, tile is always on point. A tradition that always bears repeating, we love tile for its sheer compatibility with many types of spaces and settings. At A & B Carpet One Floor & Home in Kitty Hawk and Buxton, NC we offer up all the finest tile brands, with options in a variety of colors, styles, and materials.
As your search for tile gets underway, we want you to be fully informed. Here are some things to know about the basic tile types.
Backsplash & Wall Tile
Tile is truly a wonderful way to floor, but have you ever considered tiling your walls? It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds. Most of the tile used for flooring can also be used to create a brilliant backsplash, or accent wall.
Ceramic tile is formed using natural clay, which is then kiln-fired for a durable product that resists scratching and is easily cleaned: perfect for pet owners as well as parents.Shop Ceramic
Porcelain tile is a specific kind of ceramic. Since it’s finished at a much hotter temperature, porcelain is denser than ceramic, and tends to be fully waterproof. For this reason, it works well outdoors as well as indoors.Shop Porcelain
Using natural rocks and minerals in their natural state, stone tile is not only durable, but also unique. Whether you opt for granite, slate, marble, travertine, or quartz, you can take pleasure in knowing each of your tiles is one-of-a-kind.Shop Stone