Porcelain Has More Advantages Over Ceramic Tiles

There is always confusion about the ceramic and porcelain tile. Both of them are made of clay, sand, and water. They are then treated at a temperature of 1400 and 1500 degrees. Porcelain has denser clay and both are used for different purposes.

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Porcelain Tiles

  • Porcelain resists damages but ceramic tends to crack or chip in high traffic.
  • It is the best for high traffic areas. Ceramic tends to crack when more traffic is allowed.
  • Porcelain is not much porous than ceramic which makes it best for bathroom and kitchen.
  • Many prints are made on the surface of porcelain tiles.
  • If the clay is thick then the tile is denser.
  • Tiles can be cut perfectly to make tiles look exactly next to each other.

 

Ceramic Tiles

  • They are not expensive as much as porcelain tiles.
  • Ceramic tiles can be cut easier, than porcelain tiles.
  • It`s weight is lesser to make the transport charges lesser.
  • It suits for more traffic areas.
  • It is not good for cold weather.
  • The surface of this tile is cold.

Porcelain is more superior than the ceramic tiles. This has a long life and thus many people prefer porcelain over ceramic. It is used for backsplashes n the kitchen and bathroom.

 

 

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