Types of Tile

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What Are the Types of Tile?

While tile has been adorning homes and gathering spots for thousands of years, today’s tile presents more options than ever before. An enduring favorite, tile has duly earned its steady spot as one of the world’s most popular ways to floor.  Whether it’s used to distinguish your walls, or strengthen your foundation, tile is always a great idea for residential and commercial projects.  It wards off water, while also enduring constant foot traffic and helping you express your own unique style.

At Arrow Carpet One Floor & Home, we offer up one of the region’s most exciting inventories of quality tile products, with options for all types of projects and settings. Our onsite tile experts look forward to helping you find tile that’s the right fit for you and your family. We can’t wait to get started, but first, here’s a quick run-down on the types of tile you’ll find in our Andover, MA showroom.

Daltile tile flooring

Ceramic Tile

Formed using natural clays, which are then glazed and fired, ceramic tile is bold and colorful, making it a wonderful choice for wall or floor accents. The textured ceramic varieties also bring added slip resistance, making them a great addition to the bath or shower area.

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Happy Floors tile

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain tile - which is a type of ceramic that is fired at a higher temperature - is denser and thus considered more moisture resistant. It is a popular choice for backsplashes, among other spaces.

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travertine tile

Stone Tile

Stone tile is made using natural minerals like marble, granite, quartz, and slate. Stone tile is extremely durable and can go both indoors and outdoors. Since each stone is completely unique, this tile is a great way to distinguish your home or office.

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