What are the advantages and disadvantages of Vitrified Tiles?

By June 24 , 2016
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Vitrified Tile pros and cons
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Vitrified tiles are the most commonly used flooring nowadays and are available in a vast variety of designs and colours. The advantages and disadvantages of vitrified tiles are –

Advantages of Vitrified Tiles

  • Vitrified tiles are formed by the process of vitrification hence it is a very strong and homogeneous material. Clay is combined with feldspar and quartz , all the materials change to a molten liquid glass sate and then solidify to make vitrified tiles a very hard material.
  • Vitrified tiles are scratch and stain resistant.
  • These tiles can be used for both indoor and outdoor application.In the indoors they can be used in residential flooring , wall tiles in kitchens and bathrooms, for outdoors they are highly suitable in high traffic areas.
  • They have a consistent design , pattern and texture .
  • Vitrified tiles are easy to lay and are easy to maintain.
  • Vitrified tiles are stronger than ceramic and porcelain tiles and can be used for high traffic areas and residential areas.

Read also : Top Four types of vitrified tiles?

Disadvantages of Vitrified Tiles

  • They are more expensive than ceramic and porcelain tiles.
  • The tiles should be treated with care other the edges might crack and chipped.
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