Types of Tile

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What Are the Types of Tile?        

Crafted with an extensive life span in mind, tile has been a major player in the flooring industry for centuries. At Auburn One Floor & Home, we, too, celebrate tile for its unique qualities. That’s why we carry a very expansive inventory of commercial and residential tile products, including tile made from ceramic, porcelain, and stone. With options in a universe of colors and styles, tile has something for everyone.

Our resident product experts can help you navigate the sometimes complex world of tile products, but like everything else, it’s important to do your homework. 

Backsplash & Wall Tile

Tile makes for a stalwart foundation, but it serves other beautiful purposes as well.  A fun and functional alternative to paint or wallpaper, tile makes a perfect wall or backsplash. With its wonderful water-resisting abilities, your backsplash will protect your walls from kitchen or bath splashes, as well as grease splatters, soap suds, and other everyday assailants.

Daltile tile flooring

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is made from natural clays and minerals. Once fired, this tile is extremely durable and moisture-resistance, both of which made it a favorite medium for moms- as well as those with multiple pets.

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Happy Floors tile

Porcelain Tile

Simply put: porcelain tile is a much denser variety of ceramic tile. This is because porcelain is finished over higher heat. Considered waterproof, porcelain is popular in bathrooms and laundry rooms, as well around the spa or pool.

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travertine tile

Stone Tile

Stone tile is made from natural minerals, harvested from the earth. Left in their given state, organic marble, granite, and slate boast unique patterns and can last for generations. Stone tile is a great choice for your counters, and is also a favorite addition to any outdoor gathering spot.

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