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Porcelain vs Ceramic Tiles

Two of the most popular tiling options in the market are porcelain and ceramic. Both represent an excellent option for decor needs and choosing between the two might not always be as easy as it seems. 


Ceramic and porcelain tiles might appear similar at first glance but their manufacturing process differs from one another. Ceramic is made from white, red, or brown clay, while porcelain is made from white clay, feldspar, and sand. The latter is also exposed to higher temperature levels during the firing process, making them harder than their ceramic counterparts.


Although both ceramic and porcelain can be used in any room, porcelain represents a better alternative when it comes to certain circumstances. This option is more suitable than ceramic for areas that are regularly exposed to water and moisture, for instance, because of its higher density. Porcelain is also better suited to deal with areas that experience high levels of foot traffic.


Both porcelain and ceramic represent affordable options when compared to alternatives such as natural stone. A closer look at the pricing reveals that when compared to each other, porcelain is slightly more expensive. The cost will also depend on the grade involved. If you’re looking for quality Jackson WY Tile Installation services, call us today! Custom Royal Countertops and Tile, your preferred contractor!

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