You’re looking for a stylish and beautiful floor, but your active lifestyle presents some challenges. Namely, you need a floor that can stand up to kids, pets, and minimal upkeep. As it turns out, the ancients knew best. Tile has been popular for centuries and presents unlimited possibilities. With thousands of options to choose from, there’s tile for any type of space or décor style.
At Carpet One Floor & Home of Wilmington we take pride in our impressive tile collection- including some varieties from brands like Bel Terra. Are you considering tile for your home or business? Here’s what you need to know about this bold, beauteous flooring option:
Different Types of Tile
While there are many different types of tile, the majority of flooring tile you’ll see on today’s market are made using stone, ceramic, or porcelain. Here are the basics of typical tile:
Ceramic –Hewn from natural clays and minerals, ceramic tile is bold, unbending, and beautiful. This tile functions impressively in settings with heavy foot traffic.
Porcelain –Created in a process similar to ceramic tile, porcelain gets fired at higher temperatures, resulting in a product that’s denser and sturdier.
Stone – Granite, slate, marble, and other durable types of stone are cut and polished to create some of the industry’s most luxurious tiles.
Our Tile Selection
As a locally-owned-and-operated member of Carpet One Floor & Home, the world’s largest cooperative of independent flooring stores, we’re proud to be your local experts on flooring and backsplash tile and related services. Visit our Wilmington retail center today and explore the vivacious world of tile.
Learn More About Tile
Design with Tile
Tile can be installed on floors, walls, backsplashes, and in custom showers. Our experts can help you design with tile in your home.How Can I Design With Tile?
Tile can handle moisture and heat, so it remains easy to maintain. Visit our Flooring Guide to learn more about tile maintenance.How Do I Care for Tile?