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4carrs 03-24-2005 11:44 AM

Porcelain tile pros/cons?
I am planning to renovate our basement into a home office. I was planning to use porcelain floor tile. Are there any advantages/disadvantages to using porcelain tile versus ceramic tile? The basement is dry and I do not anticipate any future problems with water or moisture.


Oray 11-03-2006 08:15 PM

Porcelan is made of finer clay and fired at a higher temp and will hold up better to moisture. Good luck and Happy trails.

MattCoops 01-10-2007 06:48 PM

in basements I like to suggest 2 thin coats of RedGuard anit-crack / waterproof membrane

you can get it at home depot

alfy 02-14-2007 02:59 PM

Porcelain is much harder to cut and drill than ceramic and certain cuts can be a nightmare.

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