What Are the Types of Tile?
A traditional way to floor that’s currently atop the trends list, tile can always be counted on to add strength and beauty, both indoors and outdoors. Indeed, tile’s legacy lends itself perfectly to modern times and at Carpet One Floor & Home of New Bern, NC, you’ll find all your favorite indoor and outdoor tile styles.
Our friendly tile experts can help you narrow down your choices and find the exact tile you need. Here are a few things that are important to know as you begin searching for your new tile.
Backsplash & Wall Tile
Tile is a beautiful addition to your home or office, but it certainly isn’t limited to the floors! Tile makes a fine and functional wall covering or backsplash and provides protection that paints or wallpaper simple can’t provide.
Made using natural clays, which are then glazed and fired, ceramic tile is dense and sturdy. Ceramic tile can hold its own against scratches and stains, and can be wiped clean.Shop Ceramic
Porcelain tile is similar to ceramic tile, but is fired at a much higher temperature for added resilience. Porcelain tile is considered 100% water resistant, so it works well in bathrooms, in spas, or as kitchen backsplash.Shop Porcelain
Stone tile is naturally perfected by Mother Nature. Natural substances such as granite or slate are carved into truly enduring tile, which offer unique beauty and hardness to all types of settings. Best of all, no two tiles are exactly alike!Shop Stone