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Old 06-28-2011, 05:13 PM   #1
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Porcelain Tile Floor

I found a polished porcelain floor tile for my kitchen/dining room. Now comparing companies for the best price...in doing so I learned that some polished porcelain tiles have a thin top layer of glass. Does anyone know if this is the way to go....should I only consider the glass layered, or is polished good enouph?

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Old 06-28-2011, 06:04 PM   #2
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All "glazed" ceramic tiles have a top-coat of glass-like covering.
Porcelain tiles come both glazed and unglazed and are in fact also ceramic tile but of a slightly different recipe.
Polished porcelain usually doesn't have a top-coat because it is hard enough and dense enough to be able to polish the surface without the glazing.

Stay with a porcelain tile, you won't go wrong there.

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if its shiny and really smooth it'll be slicker' n' snot when it gets wet.
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