Easy to Maintain, Sturdy, and Customizable
Ceramic and porcelain tiles are a great flooring option for any room of the house. Tile flooring is durable, easy to clean, and available in many different colors, sizes, and designs. At Floor Coverings International Metairie, we are your local New Orleans tile flooring experts! Ceramic and porcelain tiles are created by glazing thin pieces of clay and then firing them in a kiln to promote durability. It is most commonly used as a covering for floors, walls, or countertops, and in rooms such as entryways, bathrooms, and kitchens.
Our flooring team has experience in the products and installation of all tile types, including ceramic tile. We are prepared to assist you from start to finish during your flooring project, from helping you choose from appropriate samples, offering style guidance, and performing a professional and efficient installation.
Advantages of Tile
- Durable – Both ceramic and porcelain tiles are extremely durable and hold up well to everyday wear and tear. Porcelain tile is heated at a higher temperature and is usually more durable than ceramic options.
- Low-Maintenance – The tiles can be easily cleaned with a damp towel or sponge. They are resistant to water and humidity, making it ideal for rooms with water exposure such as kitchens and bathrooms.
- Endless Style Options – With endless combinations of size, color, and glaze you can find the perfect flooring for your unique taste and home.
Disadvantages of Tile
- Hard Underfoot – While ceramic and porcelain can feel cool to the touch, perfect for warmer months in New Orleans, it can be hard and uncomfortable underfoot especially if you are standing on it for long periods.
- Susceptible to Chips or Cracks – This occurs more often with ceramic tiles and is often a cause of improper installation. Choose a trusted local company like Floor Coverings International Metairie to ensure a professional installation.
Because we have partnerships with leading manufacturers, we are able to offer our customers products from the best brands at affordable prices. We have access to a huge selection of colors, shapes, and styles of ceramic and porcelain tile, so you’ll surely find a product that fits your specific requirements or personal style.
Your Local New Orleans Tile Experts
Ready to get to work on your new tile flooring project? We’re here to help! We’ll bring our mobile showroom right to your home, filled with hundreds of different flooring samples. Our trained design associates will work with you to select the best flooring for your New Orleans home. Schedule your free, no-obligation estimate today to learn more about ceramic and porcelain tiles. We’ll bring the samples straight to you!
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