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Looks – Generally replicated to look of stone or follows many traditional styles of ceramic tile
Formats – Sizes from 1″x1″ to more than 24″ square
Durability – Very High
Comfort – Very High
Sound – Moderate to loud. The hardness of the tile can help to amplify noise
Installation – DIY or professional. Use of proper techniques and setting materials is essential
Maintenance – Sweep and damp mop
Areas of Use – Anywhere but traditional areas include: kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and foyer
Advantages – Extremely durable and easy to care for.
Disadvantages – Permanent installation. Removal is quite difficult
Environmental – Moderate. Many natural materials are used and very little ends up in landfills
Cost Range – low to very high
* note – Always check with the manufacture as to recommendations on areas to be installed, and any special instructions for repair and refinishing that may be required. Adhering to manufactures cleaning and maintenance instructions should be followed, in addition to maintaining appropriate humidity levels.