Porcelain Tile can reduce the amount of energy needed for heating and cooling because of its exceptional thermal mass. This helps moderate temperature swings in your home which means less work for your HVAC system and more energy savings for you.
Floor Heat Friendly
Unlike many other flooring materials, being porcelain tile inert, it is ideal to be used with the most modern applications of floor heating and cooling systems without causing any damage to the porcelain tile flooring.
Porcelain tile is one of the most eco-friendly flooring options available. From the production process to the installed tiles, porcelain tiles can in fact be reused generation after generation. In addition, packaging and boxing are both 100% recyclable for a full respect of the environment.
Being composed of natural ingredients such as clays, quartz and feldspars and then fired up to 2500 F, porcelain tile is 100% plastic free. This means a healthier living environment.
Porcelain tile is the perfect choice for bathrooms, mudrooms and outdoors as it is impervious, spill resistant and doesn't absorb water.
You’ll never have to worry about your floors getting cuts and scrapes again. Naturally scratch-resistant, porcelain tile continues to look good even after years of heavy traffic.
Keep your family safe with porcelain tile. Noncombustible, tile won’t burn, melt or give off toxic fumes when exposed to fire.
Resistant to Frost
No need to worry during the worst winter conditions of Snow, Ice and Salt. Porcelain tile in fact is made by high density and homogenous materials, making it resistant to frost, snow, salt and ice.
Resistant to Acid (Chemicals)
Porcelain tile is Inert, hard and because of its imperviousness, it withstands even the most aggressive chemical detergents.
Fade Resistant / UV Resistant
Porcelain tile is fired at 2500 degrees which allows it to resist to sun light and UV rays without being effected in any way, even when exposed to the worst solar heat conditions.
Prevent Bacteria Growth
Unlike other flooring types, porcelain tile is completely inhospitable to bacteria. That means a healthier home for you and your family.
Mold and Mildew Resistance
Because they are fired at very high temperatures, porcelain tiles are nearly impenetrable. This keeps fine dirt particles from being lodged in their surface, making them resistant to mold and moss growth.
With porcelain tile you won't have to worry about allergies and asthma. Porcelain tile in fact is free of synthetic or organic materials that can cause allergies.
Zero PVC, Zero VOC & Zero Formaldehyde
Porcelain tile is completely PVC and VOC (volatile organic compound) free that means a healthier home for you. Formaldehyde is known to lead to an increased incidence of asthma. Tile has zero formaldehyde.
Porcelain tile is not only healthy and resistant, but it also doesn’t release any bad odors or unhealthy hazardous volatile substances.
Messes are a part of everyday life, and your floors better be able to handle them. Being impervious, porcelain tile does not absorb stains.
Easy to keep clean
Other than being stain resistant, porcelain tile doesn't require any particular chemicals or equipment for ordinary maintenance. Porcelain tile can be easily cleaned with traditional cleaners found in most common stores.
Pet and Kids Proof
Porcelain tile doesn't fear any "mess" caused by kids and four-legged companions.
For floors and walls
By including decorative elements, either mosaics or field tiles, any room design acquires an additional layer of expression and greater freedom of composition. Thanks to its beauty and variety of colors and sizes, porcelain tile is the ideal solution for decorating walls and floors of any room and ambient.
Commercial & Residential
The perfect combination of high-end aesthetic features and excellent technical performances make porcelain tile the perfect solution for all use destinations, from residential to commercial, both in private and public buildings.
In & Out
Thanks to its excellent technical performance such as low water absorption and excellent breaking strength, porcelain tile is the ideal solution for both indoor and outdoor applications, offering a high-level design flexibility and customization and allowing designers and architects to easily transition inside design into outdoor beauty, functionality and performance.
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