When you walk into any store, you will be overwhelmed by the virtually limitless number of colors, patterns, and designs of this flooring. Hailo Flooring enjoys a 5-star Yelp rating and, as the tagline on our website reads: “Done once, done right.”
"I’m owner Kevin Enriquez. With 20 years’ experience in the flooring industry, I soon gained a reputation as a highly experienced flooring installer. That led to the inception of Haile Flooring in 2010. Our showroom
is in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. We service the Inland Empire, which is the Southern California region adjacent to Los Angeles, as well as San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Be sure to ask us about our estimate!"
First, ask yourself how you plan to use the tile...
...and then tell the retailer. This is important because there are different grades, making some appropriate for both flooring and walls, while others may be for walls only. Also, some can be used outside, but others cannot.
Porcelain is a kind of ceramic, but composition includes not only fine clay but also sand and glass. That makes it heavier and a good choice for busy, high traffic areas, like the kitchen or bath. It's always waterproof, even when not glazed, and can be used outside. Porcelain tile is a large format, white, almost translucent and can be made to look like anything, from wood to marble and other stones. Some people prefer the larger format/fewer seams because it looks continuous, like a slab or slice of wood.
is thin, but tough, and is highly designed. They can be glazed or unglazed, but that coating makes them waterproof and gives them the hard-outer shell. Ceramic tiles can be used as flooring for low traffic areas, and are often seen as backsplashes, accent walls, and countertop inserts, etc.