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Tiles 101: Important Benefits of Vinyl Tiles and Ceramic Tiles While it is true that a ceramic floor is expensive, time-consuming, and not easy to install, ceramic flooring is durable though if you are fashion-conscious, you have to be aware that trends change quickly. On the other hand, luxury vinyl flooring is much easier to install and reinstall with a wide selection of styles and looks. It is also easy to customize with vinyl tiles as compared to ceramic tiles. You need to hire a professional to cut ceramic tiles because it requires special technical skills and expensive tools. Luxury vinyl flooring is usually cut using a utility knife and a straight edge. Proper care of ceramic tiles can last forever but is quite a hassle to repair because of its extremely durable and hard material. One of the strongest characteristics of ceramic flooring is its stability, that can withstand environmental changes and moisture, and it does not contract or expand. But since it has no room to flex or move, ceramic tiles are usually prone to cracks than luxury vinyl tiles. Luxury vinyl tiles are suited for heavy commercial use which is durable and hard with degree of flex. The flex of LVT absorbs and dissipates the force from dropped heavy objects. Ceramic tiles greatly depends on its hardness and proper installation. Vinyl tiles are less prone to breaking and cracking because of its durable wear layer. Because removal of ceramic tiles needs smashing into pieces, and also form thick clouds of toxic dust that are harmful to health, it is not recyclable and not environmentally friendly. Ceramic tiles cannot be reused when removed and usually end in the landfill. Vinyl tiles are usually made from recycled materials and are also recyclable. A vinyl tile involves a simple process requiring little more than a utility knife and a straight edge because a professional installer that have no problems installing flooring efficiently and quickly. When it comes to choosing between ceramic tile and vinyl tile, it highly depends on the needs or applications. Luxury tiles performs excellently for high traffic areas such as commercial settings, sports flooring, healthcare space and in-home because it is not uncomfortable or loud to walk unlike ceramic. Vinyl tiles have wider range of options, easy to install, remove, and repair, more reliable stability and durability, and with much easier grout less cleaning. When comparing prices between a ceramic tile and luxury vinyl tile, the prices depend on the size, quality of tiles, and color, with ceramic being far more expensive than vinyl. Allow us to help you select the right type of tiles for your flooring, we have vinyl and ceramic tiles just made for you. Please feel free to check our website or homepage about our products made of world-class materials and friendly customer service.News For This Month: Materials

News For This Month: Materials