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head_dunce 02-22-2007 03:40 PM

Porcelain Garage Tiles?
Aside from plastic or rubber, does anyone know of what tiles are used on a garage floor? I've heard that porcelain tiles are used because they are stronger and the color is throughout the tile. Does anyone know what works best and who might make them?

Thanks :)

KUIPORNG 02-22-2007 03:43 PM

never see car on tiles...
I never see a garage being tiled... consider the weight of a car....

head_dunce 02-22-2007 03:46 PM

It's actually done quite a bit in high-end garages.

R&D Tile 02-22-2007 04:18 PM


Originally Posted by KUI****G (Post 34356)
I never see a garage being tiled... consider the weight of a car....

When was the last time you went to a car showroom?, they're all tiled, done every day, as londg as the slab is correct under them, use a good porcelain or any ceramic with a PEI rating of 4 or 5, 5 is better and have 100% thinset coverage, not a problem, you can drive a tank over them as long as the substrate of concrete is thick enough.:yes:

KUIPORNG 02-22-2007 04:22 PM

forget about that...
just thought about residential garage.... very rare... guess people don't want to invest on it.....

in fact... I knew I made a mistake before your mesage... thinking about the same thing, car sale company...

head_dunce 02-22-2007 04:27 PM

Do you guys know of a manufacturer for these types of tiles? Thanks

head_dunce 02-22-2007 04:28 PM

Thanks R&D, sorry for the echo...

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