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Porcelain

Flooring type

Definition of Porcelain

Porcelain is a type of ceramic tile made from a combination of dense clay and other natural materials and combusted at very high temperatures. It's as thick as ceramic, but it's heavier, more durable, and highly resistant to abrasion.

It's also available in more colors, shapes, textures, and patterns that can mimic other natural flooring materials, like wood and stone. 

As a non-porous material with uniform construction, porcelain is perfect for use in spaces where radiant heating solutions have been installed. The limited air pockets also make it extremely durable and very simple to clean and maintain. This can also be attributed to its natural water-resistant nature.

Sadly, the dense and heavy nature of porcelain makes it hard to work with, which may increase installation costs significantly. 

Example of Porcelain in a Sentence

“To enjoy your porcelain floor tiles, you must have them installed by a professional flooring contractor.”

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