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Old 02-02-2013, 03:58 PM   #1
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Granite or porcelain tile


Which is the best suitable for shower flooring and bathroom flooring?

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if it is inside the shower i would go with porcelain. granite with wet feet is slick as ice

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Go with the porcelain or even a ceramic, slate or travertine will work good, grout and seal. Small square tiles work good on shower floors. Granite is good for countertops and backsplashes.
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Granite is not all the same---some would make a suitable shower if you don't mind some extra work sealing and cleaning it.----

Porcelain or ceramic is the first choice because of it's ease of maintenance---

Marble of any kind is usually regretted as the shower ages-----the soft absorbent nature of that stone means a shorter life before the material is discolored.
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I'm no expert, but I personally would go with ceramic or porcelain. I like to bleach, scrub and clean my showers with reckless abandon. I'd be too paranoid that any of the cleaners commonly used in a bathroom would discolor granite.

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Old 02-04-2013, 12:54 AM   #6
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Actually, you should use porcelain, and keep them kinda small for the shower floor. I recommend no bigger than 3.5". Although porcelain is ceramic, when I think of ceramic I think of regular soft bisque wall tiles, which should not be used on a shower floor or any floor.

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