Types of Tile

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What Are the Types of Tile?

Tile is a naturally durable and versatile home product. Ruggieri Carpet One Floor & Home in Cranston is your local tile retailer. We carry all types of tile as well as a variety of styles and colors to choose from at our showroom. Our sales professionals are trained in all aspects of tile, so you can come to us as your local tile experts. Tile can be installed on flooring, on walls, in showers, as well as outside for a patio or walkway. You can choose from a variety of design choices or create your very own unique design. Tiles can also range in durability, so choosing the right tile for your space is very important. Below are the different tile options you can find in our showroom.

Daltile tile flooring

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is light weight, made from natural materials, and comes in a wide variety of styles. It is most popular in residential kitchens and bathrooms because of its affordability and range of style options. When covered with the right glaze, ceramic can be incredibly resistant to scratching, so it is a great choice for households where pets and children run around.

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Happy Floors tile

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain is a type of ceramic tile, but because it is baked at a higher temperature it is denser and resistant to heat and moisture. Porcelain tile is more water resistant than ceramic, and absorbs less than 0.5% of moisture. So, you can install it in places like your laundry room and even outside as a patio without worrying about moisture being absorbed and causing cracks.

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travertine tile

Stone Tile

Natural stone is unique and comes in a variety of colors. Stone slabs are collected from quarries, and since no two slabs are quarried from the exact same location, the variations in the tiles give you a one-of-a-kind look. Natural stone tiles are heavy and durable, so you can have the installed inside and outside of your home. When sealed correctly, natural stone is stain and water resistant.

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