Easy to Maintain, Durable, and Versatile

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Choose Floor Coverings International for all your ceramic and porcelain tile needs in the greater Richmond and Vancouver, British Columbia areas. Ceramic and porcelain tiles are created by glazing pieces of clay and then firing them in a kiln to promote durability. It is most commonly used as a covering for floors, walls, or countertops, and in rooms such as entryways, bathrooms, and kitchens.

Our Vancouver, BC flooring team has experience in the products and installation of all tile types, including ceramic tile. We are prepared to assist you from the start to finish of your flooring project, from helping you choose from appropriate samples, to offering style guidance, to performing a professional and complete installation.

Advantages

  • Durable – both ceramic and porcelain tiles are extremely durable in a variety of climates. In general, porcelain tile is heated at a higher temperature making it more durable than ceramic options.
  • Low-Maintenance – the tiles can easily be cleaned with a damp towel or sponge. They are resistant to water and humidity, making it ideal in rooms with water exposure such as kitchens, bathrooms, or even mudrooms.
  • Endless Style Options – our customers in the Vancouver and Richmond, BC area appreciate ceramic and porcelain tiles for their endless combinations of sizes, colors, and glazes. You can rest assured that you will find an option that suits your personal aesthetic. Be sure to coordinate your ceramic or porcelain tile floor with your backsplash.

Disadvantages

  • Hard Underfoot – while ceramic and porcelain can feel cool to the touch, perfect for warmer months in the Vancouver area, it can be hard and uncomfortable underfoot especially if you are standing on it for long periods.
  • Susceptible to Chips or Cracks – damage occurs more often with ceramic tiles and is often caused by improper installation. Choose a trusted local company like Floor Coverings International Richmond BC to ensure a professional installation.

Our Partners

Shaw and Daltile logos Because we have partnerships with leading manufacturers, we are able to offer our customers products from the best brands at affordable prices. We have access to a huge selection of colors, shapes, and styles of ceramic and porcelain tile, so you’ll surely find a product that fits your specific requirements or personal style.

Schedule your free, no-obligation estimate today with Floor Coverings International to learn more about ceramic and porcelain tiles. We’ll even bring the samples straight to your home whether you’re in the North Vancouver or Richmond, BC area.

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