How do these various types of floorings compare? - Ceramic Tiles, Wooden Flooring, Vitrified Tiles
The quality of the elements that go into making a home are what separate an average home from a great home! Style, functionality, value, and longevity are the main factors that one must consider while choosing the right materials to construct and beautify any living space.
When it comes to the flooring of your dream home, there are many types of floor tiles in India, and several other flooring options in the market to choose from. In this blog, we will explore the characteristics and properties of ceramic tiles, vitrified tiles, and wooden flooring, to get a better understanding of the pros and cons of each of these materials.
One of the traditional materials used for floorings, wood lends a sense of warmth and comfort to any space. There are wooden flooring materials of different styles that are now available in the market, such as - Hardwood, Engineered Wood, Laminated Wood, and Bamboo Wood.
While most wooden flooring options are easy to install, maintaining their structural integrity and visual appeal over a long period of time can often be a challenge, especially in coastal areas or areas that witness a lot of rainfall. Exposure to moisture over long periods of time can cause the wood to warp. Hardwood floors are especially labour and time intensive to install, and also shrink or expand based on the external temperature.
Ceramic tiles are made by combining all-natural clay with additional minerals and solvents. Ceramic tile flooring has a coarse texture, which gives them a rustic visual appeal. The outside is always polished to give them a lustrous feel. But to maintain this look, they need to be polished regularly.
Because all-natural clay makes up a big part of their composition, ceramic tile flooring can also be prone to cracking and bending over time. This also means that they have poor resistance to scratches and stains. Owing to their porous texture, they are quick to absorb water, which is why ceramic tile flooring is often used in outdoor spaces.
Vitrified floor tiles are available in a variety of options, such as Double Charged Vitrified Tiles, Digital Floor Tiles, Glazed Vitrified Tiles, and Full Body Floor Tiles. You can choose among these options based on your requirements and preferences in terms of durability, style and several other factors.
Vitrified tiles are made using a combination of clay, silica-quartz, and feldspar. Thanks to cutting-edge machinery and digital printing technology, vitrified tiles are some of the most versatile types of floor tiles in India, and are available in a wide range of designs, colours, patterns and textures, including floor tiles that flawlessly imitate the natural look of marble and wood. Choose among matt, glossy, high glossy, and other options in terms of tile finishes.
Vitrified tiles are much tougher than ceramic tiles, and have a higher breaking and bending point. This makes them a highly durable choice for residential and commercial spaces alike. Vitrified floor tiles are also very easy to maintain, as they are scratch and stain resistant.
The use of matt finish floor tiles in areas with high water usage like bathrooms, kitchens or balconies greatly reduces the chance of mishaps, as they have anti-skid properties.
Superior Quality Tiles by Vitero Tiles
At our 1 million sq. ft highly advanced production facility in Kakinada, AP, we have the capacity to manufacture over 15,000 square meters of premium quality floor and wall tiles per day. We deliver floor and wall tiles of unmatched quality and consistency even in great volumes, because we use cutting-edge Italian manufacturing technology and have stringent quality control measures in place. We are also home to the largest gas-fired kiln in South India, measuring 265 metres.
With a wide dealership network across the country, we are capable of delivering our range of exquisite floor and wall tiles to any corner of India for use in a variety of residential and commercial spaces. Explore the full range of floor and wall tiles at Vitero Tiles, and find the tiles that blend seamlessly into your design aesthetic, and suit all your functional needs.