Category Archives : Tile


Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile: Whats the Difference?

If you were taking the verbal section of the SAT, one of the questions might look similar to this:  A square is to a rectangle, as ___________ is to ceramic tile.   The answer of course would be porcelain tile.  Much like a square has stricter credentials, however still meets the qualifications of a rectangle, […]

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5 Easy Steps to Keep Your Tile Looking New

  Envision watching your brand new porcelain tiles getting installed.  Watching them put the finishing touch on the installation, and seeing for the first time your brand new floor in all of its glory.  New, pristine, and virtually untouched.  Then picture someone coming in out of the rain and tracking mud and grime all over your new […]

Cesare Magnus: Light Splendor

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The NEW Coefficient of Friction

The Coefficient of Friction requirements we’ve all come to know and love are changing, with new requirements coming as soon as 2014! The current standard for measuring the coefficient of friction on tile comes from the ASTM International C1028 test method, and is commonly referred to as the Static Coefficient of Friction (SCOF).  Basically, this is […]