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Should you choose ceramic & porcelain tile?

When ceramic & porcelain tile are being considered, many homeowners have the same question. What makes it right for my home? This very worthwhile question should definitely be asked, but it should be answered on a one on one basis, while speaking with a flooring professional. They know exactly how to match your specific needs to the perfect floor covering and the fact is, one of these materials is likely to be better suited to your needs than the other.

Sistare Carpets Inc. is family owned and has been in the flooring business for over fifty years. We are dedicated to your complete satisfaction, whether simply choosing a floor covering, or going for a package deal that includes a professional installation. We have been providing quality flooring services to the residents of Lancaster, Rock Hill, Fort Mill, SC, Weddington, Waxhaw, and Indian Land, NC, all from our Lancaster, SC showroom. We look forward to earning your business as well, so stop by to see us at your convenience.

Ceramic & porcelain tile in every room

Whenever they are mentioned, ceramic & porcelain tile are always thought to be at home in the bathroom. It's true that this is a good placement for either material, as water resistance is excellent, but there's so much more to the materials than that. To know what they are best suited for, individually, it helps to know a bit more about them.

Porcelain tile is created using clay of the highest quality, and firing those tiles in extremely hot kilns. Some are even fired twice, to add denseness and make them even harder. Because of their construction, they have a through-body color that makes them excellent at hiding signs of everyday wear and tear. In fact, in some cases, your guests will never be able to see a chip or a crack in porcelain tile.

Ceramic is created using high quality clay, but also adds other high quality ingredients to this mixture. The final result is a through-body color that doesn't always stay the same, so they are covered with bright glazes in a wide assortment of colors and styles. Ceramic is an excellent medium to truly let your artistic flair shine through. Creating patterns or even intricate mosaics comes with ease when working with this material. Since tiles can be cut into any possible variety of shapes and sizes, there's no reason to limit your artistic flair.

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