Smart Remodeling Tips – Reasons to use Porcelain Tile in Kitchens and Bathrooms

Whether you like natural stone or painted tile, innovations in porcelain make it easier than ever to get the look you want without breaking your budget. Porcelain is a denser, more porous, and harder option that offers greater stain and water resistance than ceramic tile. Plus, it’s suitable for radiant in-floor heat to keep feet toasty on cool mornings. This makes porcelain especially nice for the bathroom floor. Porcelain offers unmatched design versatility.

wood-finish-tileWood Finished Porcelain

So, what is wood look tile flooring? As you may have guessed, it is quite simply porcelain tile that looks like wood. In fact many of these products look so real that to the naked eye it’s nearly impossible to know that what you’re seeing is not real wood. Thanks to advancements in technology and manufacturing processes. If you want a wood floor in your bathroom, but you don’t want to worry about the moisture, we have a solution! Porcelain tiles with wood finishes, Choose everything from oak to cherry. There are other benefits too. Porcelain tile is easier to clean and maintain than real wood and thanks to sophisticated manufacturing techniques are durable enough for long lasting enjoyment.

subway-tilePorcelain Subway Tiles

It’s been over a hundred years since it was first introduced but subway tile’s popularity has proven to be timeless. Now available in larger selections, the tiles easily create a modern space in any room. Who knew that when the New York City Subway System opened in 1904 that much of the rectangular ceramic tile featured in the design would one day become a household name. Now available in porcelain you can consider purchasing glazed or beveled subway tiles.

tile-with-stone-finishNatural Stone-Finished Porcelain

When you’re looking for elegance and endurance, the classic look of stone tile will always be a great choice. Natural stone is elegant in every space, but can come with a high price and annual maintenance. With natural stone-finished porcelain tiles, however, you can enjoy the same look of marble, travertine or whatever your preference without the cost or upkeep. Whether you choose a finish that is honed, polished or brushed, many different sizes are available in finished porcelain.

A great designer and remodeler can help you every step of the way. American Bath has a lot of experience designing and installing kitchens, bathrooms and other remodeling projects on time and on budget!

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American Bath has been creating beautiful bathrooms and smiling customers around Maryland since 1989. We specialize only in remodeling bathrooms and are highly experienced, attentive, licensed, bonded, and insured. We offer you the option to purchase all or some of your bathroom fixtures from wherever you choose. Since we don’t need a company showroom, inventory, or warehouse, we can keep our overhead low and pass the substantial savings onto you!
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