That answer depends on how you plan to use it because, although the differences are subtle, they do affect their behavior in certain installations.
No longer thought of as only flooring for the kitchen or bath, ceramic tile can be used for backsplashes, accent walls and low traffic inside the house. Porcelain is especially good for the kitchen, high traffic areas, and outdoor jobs.
In all cases, be sure the material is clearly marked that it can be used for flooring (or walls, or however you plan to use it).
is beautiful and, with such a large assortment of colors, patterns, sizes, shapes, and designs, it’s easy to make your unique style statement. It’s also durable, being almost impossible to crack. If you do break it, though, it’s no big deal because you just replace the broken one and not the entire floor.
It’s easy to clean, and a great heat conductor which is a benefit for that Florida sun and heat. If the room is already chilly and you walk in with bare feet, that will be transferred to your entire body and you’ll feel cool.
Checkpoint Flooring has been in business for 20 years and we have a large inventory that includes not only ceramic and porcelain, but also carpet, hardwood, luxury vinyl, and waterproof WPC. We’ve done over 100 tile installations for both residential and commercial jobs. Our showroom is in Clearwater, FL and we service the surrounding area: Tampa, St. Petersburg, Palm Harbor, and Safety Harbor.