Tiles to Consider If You Have Young Children

Posted on December 16th, 2017 by stonetileliquidators

Anyone with children can tell you that floors are put to the test from toddlerhood to the teen years. Carpet and hardwood floors have their issues with stains, scratches and durability. Accidents, spills and never ending activities can speed up the shelf life of any flooring surface with a few exceptions. Tile flooring is one option that should be considered with young children and pets because of its stain resistance and durability.

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Tile is tough. It is naturally resistant to damage from toys, dirt, mud, food and drink spills and potty accidents. Three types of tile for parents to consider are ceramic, porcelain, and natural stone. Ceramic tile flooring is the most economical choice for homeowners and while it is functional, it is also easy to clean and can be used in any room of the home. It is common in bathrooms and kitchens and is also placed on the walls to extend the beauty upwards to achieve a clean continuous look.

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Porcelain tile is specifically engineered for toughness. It is a natural choice for high traffic areas and for large families. It is particularly resistant to scratches and spills thanks to the marvels of technological advances in recent years. The hard surface will retain its beauty year after year and comes in many styles. The homeowner can choose a wood-like pattern that is indistinguishable from real hardwood but has a far superior durability advantage. Porcelain tile can also be made to look like carpet as well as natural stone. A modern look using this tile is to make a pattern such as herringbone on the bedroom floor and a complimentary tile on the headboard wall. You can find a wide variety of porcelain tiles available right here on StoneTileLiquidators.com!

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Natural stone tile floors (which are also available on our website) are naturally resistant to wear and spills. Granite is the harder material choice and keeps its finish even under the most heavy activity. Softer stones, such as travertine and slate, require more maintenance to retain its ability to sustain heavy wear and tear. Whatever type of tile that parents choose, they can be sure to have years of durability, stain resistance and easy maintenance.

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If you have questions about our store’s extensive selection of natural stone tilenatural stone slabsporcelain tileglass tile and mosaic tilecall Stone Tile Liquidators: 1.877.770.TILE or contact us via email.

If you’re located in Northern Virginia, visit our Fairfax, VA tile showroom and shop our affordable natural stone tiles and slabs as well as our marble, porcelain, glass and mosaic tile selection. Also receive expert advice from our friendly staff as our showroom pricing is exactly the same as our online store. You’ll even save on shipping costs when applicable!