Ceramic Tile VS. Luxury Vinyl Tile

Source: Shaw Floors

If you follow along with our blogs, you will know how far luxury vinyl and the technology behind the flooring has come over the years. As technology develops it is becoming harder to distinguish the real flooring material from its luxury vinyl counterpart, in this case we are talking about ceramic tile. However, just because they look the same does not mean they will perform the same in your home. To better understand the differences and help you select a flooring material that is best suited for your lifestyle and needs, we have compared luxury vinyl and ceramic tile on five qualities: Look and Style, Durability and Stability, Environmental Impact, Application, and Cost.

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Bathroom Tile Trends

Source: centura.ca

The world of tile is forever evolving with new trends emerging year after year and the combinations are endless! To help you in your selection we have broken down our favourite trends for this year. From patterns, shapes, sizes, colours, finishes and everything in between, here are our top 6 tile trends.

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Foyer and Hallway Flooring Guide

The entryway to your home is your first chance to introduce your unique style. So, why not floor your guests as soon as they step into your home! In addition to your floors being stunning they should also be durable enough to remain beautiful for years to come. Your foyer and hallways get a lot of visibility but they take on the largest amount of foot traffic and therefore, take the biggest beating. But don’t worry, you won’t have to sacrifice beauty for durability or vice versa. This guide will help you find beautiful, long lasting flooring that will suit your needs and unique style.

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Tile Grout Guide

Often times, grout colour gets overlooked amongst the excitement of selecting a new tile scheme. The right grout colour however contributes to the overall finished look by creating a cohesive, eye-catching unit.

Grout has the power to create completely different effects or visuals based on the colour you select. Now we know choosing the perfect colour can be a daunting task so we have created this tile grout guide to help you make the right choice.

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Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile: 6 Differences You Need to Know Before You Buy

Source: Daltile – Porcelain Tile

As a home owner interested in tile as a floor covering option, it is important to know the difference between porcelain and ceramic tile. Many of us use the terms interchangeably, however our salespeople would argue a world of difference between the two. To help you decide which tile is best suited for your application we have put together this list of differences between porcelain vs. ceramic.

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