For many years people have dreamed about using hardwood in their kitchens and bathrooms, but the fear of water damage was just too great. People were forced into installing a vinyl or tile surface which wasn’t exactly what they wanted. Modern technology has brought the hardwood look and texture to life with a very durable and water resistant porcelain tile. You can now easily create a unified look in your home by being able to lay it throughout your home; there’s no need to confine it to “wet” areas like kitchens and bathrooms, as it can work equally well in the living room or bedroom.
Porcelain is perfect if you want that classic wood look in a high-traffic area such as an entryway or a kitchen, in a wet area such as a bathroom or steam room, or if you have a very active household with children or dogs. Porcelain tile that looks like wood is a scratch resistant, durable, low-porosity material that will stand the test of time. They look exactly like wood, down to the textured grain surface.
Advantages of porcelain over hardwood floors…
There are many different options when it comes to colors and textures. They can be given the look of natural stone, granite, slate, travertine, limestone, marble, quartzite and terracotta. Since they are harder and denser than ceramic tile floor tile product, this wood look porcelain tile can endure heavy foot traffic at both residential and commercial locations.
Paul White Company Interior Solutions offers both traditional and contemporary tile flooring materials in a broad range of styles, cuts, colors and finish options.
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