The beauty of a glossy sheen and durability that long enough make many homeowners who apply this type of tile. We will see it in different rooms of the house from the corner of the bathroom to backsplash at the kitchen. As one type of tile that has natural pores are coated with a glossy coating, make this type of tile has many takers. What kind of tile is? Yup, that's right - glazed porcelain tile.
Porcelain tiles are tiles made of porcelain clay burned in a high temperature and then through a series of processes ranging from polished until glazed finishes. Here are some things we need to know about glazed porcelain tile:
This type of tile has a colored glaze coating is applied during the manufacturing process so as to make the final appearance of the tiles look good - high gloss appearance.
This type of tile is usually present in some types of sizes ranging from 6 inches, 12 inches, and 18 inches. Shape that we usually find is a box or square. If interested in applying this type of tile, it is better to buy the extra amount because it could be an error or damage during application.
Pros and Cons of Glazed Porcelain
This type of tile is waterproof and resistant to almost all stains. Glazed porcelain tiles are best used for counter-tops kitchen or bathroom.
This type of tile comes with a higher price when compared with other types of tile (ceramic and others), are not particularly anti-slip when wet so it requires us to be careful when walking on it and could crack if there is a heavy object falling on it.
Treatment for Glazed Porcelain Tile are very easy to clean. Simply use a damp cloth to clean the stains or dirt on it and in second the tile will go back like new.