When you want to have the right and perfect kitchen floor tile, there are lots of factors to consider. You need to consider the installation process, the aesthetic aspect, the price, the style, and the durability of the tiles. You want to have tiles that aren’t slippery, yet easy to clean and maintain as well as long lasting. There are some of the most popular types of tiles made of wood, cork, stone, vinyl, and linoleum. So, what kind of tiles that you need to choose?
The kitchen floor tile is prone to spills so it is better to choose tiles that have non slip ability or certain textures surface. It will keep you safe and protected when you are busy in the kitchen. So, what are tile types that you need to be familiar with?
- Porcelain and ceramic. Both of them are made from clay and they are very resistant to pressure. That’s why they are often placed in high traffic regions and areas. They are available in different styles, colors, or variants – matte or glossy. They are expensive, and they tend to easily chip or break.
- Slate. It is a type of natural stone that is quite sturdy and durable. It has natural non-sipping surface and it is quite resistant to stain. Although it comes in various colors, the options are quite limited when compared to ceramic. The available colors are usually rust, charcoal, green, or gray.
- Granite. It has special characteristic like marble, which is quite sturdy and resistant to scratch. However, when your shoes soles have quartz, it can make the surface scratched and dull. To avoid it, you need to sweep the floor quiet often.