Shop marble look tile trends today! Check out our design inspiration gallery to see some of the current trends in tile design. Marble look tile is a classic tile trend that is sure to please. If you are looking for a modern feel or an elegant tile to tie a room together, this versatile design is sure to make any space look exceptional.
When considering tile selections many competitors are likely to carry lesser quality items with less unique patterns and textures to the tile. Therefor this may make the tile patterns look less realistic resulting in a cheaper look. In our inventory you will find unique high quality products that reflect the distinct veining and textures present in marble tile. For instance, Baldocer Ceramica’s Estatuario Polished Tile has the classic Statuario marble style. Read More
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Not all ceramic tile is porcelain, but all porcelain tile is considered a specific kind of ceramic. A dry pressed CERAMIC tile with water absorption below 0.5% is called porcelain tile. Water absorption is the method used to measure the density/hardness of the ceramic.
When you see the boxes of your porcelain tile, you’ll see the word ceramic. Do not panic. Porcelain is a product of ceramic. Therefore, the manufacturers call themselves ceramic manufacturers and their name contain the word Ceramic instead of Porcelain. Thus your packaging may say ceramic tile instead of porcelain.
PEI is something (I’ve picked the word something on purpose because I was never able to find out what It was other than it sands for Porcelain Enamel Institute) that’s widely confused with Tile Classes ” ASTM C1027-19 (2019 edition)” that only measures “Visual Abrasion of The Glaze”. According to 2019 edition, a Class 3 tile is suitable for light commercial and heavy traffic residential surfaces. Almost, all porcelain tiles are in this range!!! If you really want better porcelain tiles, you should check its density (water absorption) and Mohs level(deep abrasion)