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A timeless choice that lends endless possibilities, tile can complement any design style.

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Ceramic and stone are timeless, unmistakable and offers the ultimate in visual appeal Real hardwood is timeless and offers the ultimate in visual appeal Created with high resolution photography, designed to provide the appearance of real wood, or stone. An imitation of real wood or stone tile created Created with high resolution photography, designed to provide the appearance of real wood, or stone. An imitation of real wood or stone tile created
Stunning natural beauty; extreme durability; timeless; endless design possibilities Still the most luxurious and prized flooring option with the highest resale value Generally waterproof, wide array of designs and colors, easy to maintain. Quieter and warmer than other hard surfaces Durable, affordable, easy to maintain
Higher cost; difficult to repair; stone needs to be sealed Solid hardwoods can expand and contract; softer woods may dent easily Subfloor imperfections can telegraph through the flooring if subfloor not properly prepared. Susceptible to moisture damage. Can often have a "hollow" sound when walked on. Low thermal insulation properties
Tile is the most durable floor to own Yes Yes Yes
Utilize walk off mats and furniture glides plus sweep, vacuum or damp mop as needed Use walk off mats at entryways, regularly sweep or vacuum, use floor protectors, sweep regularly, mop with recommended cleaners as needed Use walk off mats at entryways, regularly sweep or vacuum, use floor protector for chairs and table legs, sweep regularly, mop with recommended cleaners as needed Use walk off mats at entryways, regularly sweep or vacuum, use floor protector for chairs and table legs, sweep regularly, mop with recommended cleaners as needed
Water and stain resistant; stone needs to be sealed Most hardwood floors today are surface sealed with urethane, polyurethane or polyacrylic and are stain and water-damage resistant. Other finishes are more susceptible to moisture damage. Products are inherently waterproof The core layer is easily damaged by excessive water and moisture
Easy to maintain, but the floor will be hard and cold. Most hardwood is suitable for kids and pets; look for Titanium, Platinum, and Gold warranties for best protection from dents and scratches. Great moisture resistant option for homes with kids and pets; elastic material protects well against dents and scratches Difficult to scratch especially compared to hardwood, but susceptible to damage from spills and pet urine
Ceramic and stone are premium floors and are, on average, more expensive than laminate, LVT or regular ceramic tile. Installation costs are also typically higher. Hardwood flooring is on average, more expensive than either laminate or LVT flooring. Many factors influence cost such as species, thickness, and widths. Generally, LVT is less expensive than most hardwood floors; although typically more expensive than laminate Laminate flooring is typically the least expensive way to install a hardwood looking floor in your home
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Why Tile

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Why should I choose tile?

A tile floor allows you to be creative with your space. With so many colors, patterns and sizes to choose from, there are countless ways to make use of tile in your home.

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What warranties are available for tile?

Coverage for wear, stains, fading and installation are typical of a tile warranty. However, not all warranties are equal and coverage can vary across the different types of tile.

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