What are the types of tiles?

Category: Choosing your tiles

Ceramic Tiles

Can be glazed or unglazed, glazed tiles are available plain or decorated and can be used on
walls and floors. A tile made from clay but permanently hardened by heat.





Porcelain Tiles

Are ceramic tiles but with very low water absorption of less than 0.5%. They are fired at about
1200oc, hard wearing and can be used on walls and floors.






Mosaic Tiles

Very small tiles usually less than 35cm, they can be glazed
or unglazed and made from porcelain, ceramic, glass or natural stone. They can
form patterns or shapes and is normally supplied on a mesh.




Quarry Tiles

A traditional product made from natural clay. Made similar
to bricks and fired at a very high temperature. They are also thicker than
ceramic/porcelain tiles. They are used for domestic, commercial and heavy
industrial situations.