Porcelain tile is one of the best options for covering the floor in any room of your home. Although the market is home to a wide range of different alternatives, porcelain stoneware tile is the most highly recommended both at aesthetic and technical levels.
One of the main reasons why porcelain floor tile never goes out of fashion is because it is very strong and also easy to maintain. Furthermore, if you choose this type of ceramic material, you won’t need to worry about replacing your porcelain floor tile because they are also extremely long-lasting.
Characteristics of porcelain floor tile
One of the main characteristics of porcelain floor tile is its huge versatility. This type of floor tile can be used both indoors and outdoors because it is made from very strong materials that can resist adverse weather conditions, collision and general wear and tear.
Porcelain floor tile comes in a wide range of designs to perfectly suit any room in the house, whatever you are looking for.
The price of porcelain floor tile is another factor that makes it highly attractive. As we explained previously, porcelain floor tile is a high-quality and designer material that can be purchased at genuinely affordable prices.
Types of porcelain floor tile
In terms of formats and designs, porcelain stoneware tile offers a broad decorative range.
It is available in a range of different styles meaning you can create any kind of space you want. As a result, rectified porcelain floor tile and modern porcelain floor tile are the most popular for a more modern and contemporary home.
Rectified porcelain floor tile
Have you ever heard of rectified porcelain floor tile? It is practically the same as conventional porcelain floor tile, with the only difference being in that the edges of rectified porcelain floor tile are cut at perfect 90º angles.
This improves the final finish by giving a more united, clean and uniform look, as if the floor was covered in just one single tile. In the CICOGRES catalogue, you will find a wide range of designs for rectified porcelain floor tile.
Modern porcelain floor tile
Modern porcelain floor tile is a great option when wanting to create an attractive space with a powerful personal aesthetic and quality finish.
In the CICOGRES catalogue, you can find numerous modern porcelain floor tile options that will perfectly suit your taste and style.
Applications of porcelain floor tile
The characteristics of porcelain stoneware floor tile mean it can be used in any room of the house. It is perfect for interiors and exteriors.
That being said, one of the spaces where porcelain stoneware tile is most commonly found is the kitchen. Why?
Porcelain kitchen floor tile
Porcelain kitchen floor tile is a great choice for this part of the house because it is very easy to clean and is made from very strong material. Furthermore, it offers low water absorption and low porosity, making it highly stain-resistant. This is perfect for a space that is constantly in contact with food, grease and cleaning chemicals.
The porcelain kitchen floor tile that we offer at CICOGRES comprise a highly varied and versatile range from which different models can even be combined. You can choose from light or dark colours, special textures and imitation tile.
Besides using porcelain floor tile in the kitchen, porcelain floor tile is also used in other rooms such as the bathroom, living room, bedroom, etc.
Porcelain floor tile finishes
An extensive range of finishes is available for porcelain floor tile. However, the top three porcelain floor tile trends in decoration are: imitation wood porcelain floor tile, imitation marble porcelain floor tile and gloss porcelain floor tile.
How to clean porcelain floor tile?
Cleaning is one of the major advantages of this type of floor covering because it needs no specific cleaning treatment and is very easy to clean. However, you should be aware of certain tricks for cleaning porcelain floor tile that will help you keep them looking good as new.
Cleaning porcelain floor tile is very simple. To keep your floor clean and shiny, you will just need a dry mop or vacuum cleaner and a few swipes of a mop with neutral detergent or soap. This method for cleaning porcelain floor tile can be applied to any texture, including imitation tile.
How to lay porcelain floor tile?
Laying porcelain floor tile is easy because no major construction work is required. At CICOGRES, we always recommend putting yourself in the hands of a professional when installing porcelain floor tile. To start laying porcelain floor tile, you need to consider the following steps:
The most important thing is to level the surface on which you will lay the tiles and then apply a final layer of adhesive mortar. The tiles can now start to be laid, taking great care with the joints and using separators.
You should also know that one of the ways to lay porcelain floor tile is to lay porcelain floor tiles over another floor, although you need to be very careful with the levelling process.
If you need more information on how to lay porcelain floor tile or want to know how much it costs to lay porcelain floor tile, please get in touch with usWe will help you with everything!