Spotlight on the Benefits of Ceramic Tile Flooring

If you’re looking for a versatile flooring option that is both stylish and durable, consider ceramic tiles. Ceramic tile flooring can be used in a number of different settings and works alongside a variety of home décor styles. Are you considering ceramic tile flooring for your home? These benefits may help you make up your mind.

Water Resistance

Water resistance is a common concern with flooring. Although hardwood looks beautiful, it can easily be damaged by water, and other forms of flooring can be damaged by moisture and humidity. Ceramic tiles are water resistant after they have been sealed, which means you don’t have to worry about spills and can use them even in humid rooms, like kitchens and bathrooms. Keep in mind that unglazed tiles are not water resistant, and that the grout between tiles needs to be treated as well to prevent mold from growing.

Durability

Ceramic tiles are extremely hard, which makes them durable enough to use even in high traffic areas. The tiles are unlikely to crack and usually last for 10 to 20 years before they need attention. In the unlikely event that a tile does crack, replacing a single tile is easy and affordable. With some kind of flooring, a single crack means that the whole floor needs to be replaced.

Allergy Protection

For families with allergies and asthma, flooring can be a constant source of concern. Many kinds of flooring contain allergens themselves or trap allergens and trigger symptoms. The hard, impervious surface of ceramic tile flooring means that it won’t trap allergens and that any dust and debris that does end up on the floor can easily cleaned away with a mop or broom.

 

Find out how ceramic tile flooring can complement your home design by calling Broadway Carpet & Flooring Company. We offer affordable, attractive ceramic tiles with full installation services. Learn more by calling our flooring store in Tucson at (520) 296-8533.

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