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Best tile flooring options

 
Tiles all have different characteristics that make some better for some tile flooring installations than others. Be sure to examine labels and tell your tile retailer exactly how you plan to use the tiles. Tiles can last up to 100 years, but the right or wrong type is sure to impact your remodeling project. Here are some of the best ones for floors, and they can also be used on walls, counters, and tub/shower surrounds.
 

Porcelain tile: functional and aesthetic

 
When you walk into Atlanta area tile stores, such as Flooring Atlanta, you'll see an almost unlimited number of styles, designs, shapes, and sizes. Porcelain, a type of ceramic tile, is best for busy, heavily foot trafficked rooms like the kitchen. It is heavier, denser, and completely waterproof, with the ability to stand up to any weather condition.

From a design standpoint, this large-format ceramic comes in a large assortment of colors and patterns and can be made to look like anything, including wood, stone, fabric, and tile. Wood floors are trending, and a wood-look porcelain tile is a perfect alternative for the bath.

If you want an atmosphere reminiscent of cobblestone streets and Old World Grottos, combined with the waterproof, chip resistance, and durability, select a stone look porcelain tile. Other porcelain appearances include travertine stone looks, seen frequently in Southwest-style decor. Porcelain slate mimics are a perfect choice for laundry rooms, combining a casual, rustic style with waterproof capabilities with a textured, non-slip surface.
 
 
 
 

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Mosaics: small, durable, & decorative

 
Mosaics are a hot trend in bathrooms right now, not just for style but also for grip. Ceramics can be slippery when wet, and these tiny, often glass-coated pieces have more grout lines, enhancing traction. If you still need more grip, choose a tile with a textured surface.

Other good choices are the 4 X 4 highly designed squares, appropriate for indoor use on moderately foot trafficked rooms. With its reddish-brown color that's so suitable for rustic decor, the terracotta brick is highly durable and can be used on heavy foot-trafficked floors indoors or out.

Tile adds value to your home, so let our experts help you choose the best one for your flooring needs, whether it's a residential or commercial installation. To learn more, get inspired and get a free tile flooring quote, visit a Flooring Atlanta showroom at one of our four locations: Norcross, Roswell, Doraville, and Kennesaw, Ga, especially if you live in Atlanta, GA, Norcross, GA, Roswell, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Doraville, GA, Marietta, GA, Johns Creek, GA, Milton, GA, Brookhaven, GA and Sandy Springs, GA