Lappato is an Italian word for semi polished and they certainly have a look of their own. The amount of polish varies depending on the overall look of the tile. Most lappato tiles are easy to identify as they have two depths. One level is normally shiny and reflects light, the other level is matt or … Continue reading What is Lappato?
A rectified tile has all its edges mechanically finished to achieve a more precise dimension. Unlike a typical factory-edged tile, a rectified tile is created by cutting the tile to size after the firing process. This creates precise 90 degree angle smooth edges. As a result, the tiles can be laid with consistent grout joints. … Continue reading What is a Rectified Tile?
Ceramic tile is made from natural clay, sand and water and then baked in a kiln to remove most of the moisture. Porcelain tile is also made from clay but tends to be made using denser types of clay than ceramic and baked at very high temperatures for long periods of time so that almost all the … Continue reading Porcelain vs Ceramic
There are various types of Tiles out there, here is an overview on the main ones. TRAVERTINE is a type of limestone created by hot springs from all over the world. Because of this natural mix of minerals in travertine each tile has a unique pattern and character. This makes it perfect for a one-of-a-kind floor for your … Continue reading What type of Tile are there?
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