Types of tiles available in market

While designing interiors for your clients, it’s crucial to be informed and aware of the various types of tiles options available on the market to make the best choice.

1. Glass Tiles

Material:- Glass

Characteristics:- Durable, easy to clean, resistant to moisture and stains, anti-skid, fire resistant, and magnify light

Advantages:- Available in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes, and styles.

Uses:- Suitable for walls and floors of wet areas like showers, swimming pools, etc.

Major Brands:- Zelos Ceramic, SISA, VTC, etc.

2.   Ceramic Tiles

Material:- Red, brown, or white clay and other natural materials

Characteristics:- Durable, easy to clean, and install, Highly resistant to wear, moisture, and stains.

Advantages:- Available in a variety of colors, patterns, styles, and finishes.

Uses:- Used for décor, flooring, wall coverings, countertops, bathroom walls, kitchen walls, and backsplashes.

Major Brands:- Kajaria, Somany, Orientbell, etc.

3. Marble tiles

Material:- Natural Stone

Characteristics:- Prone to scratches, stains, etching from acidic substances, expensive and high maintenance.

Advantages:- Available in a variety of colors and finishes.

Uses:- Used for décor, flooring, countertops, wall cladding, and backsplashes.

Major Brands:- Orientbell, Millennium Marbles, Aditya Stonex, etc.

4. Mosaic Tiles

Material:- Pieces of tiles/glass, ceramic, stone, and metal

Characteristics:- Eco- friendly, moisture resistant, prone to cracking or breaking (because of small sizes)

Advantages:- Available in a variety of colors, shapes, sizes, and materials.

Uses:- Used for décor, balcony flooring, bathroom flooring, accent walls, shower area, and backsplashes.

Major Brands:- Kajaria, Avion, Pearl Mosaico, Capstona stone, etc.

5. Limestone Tiles

Material:- Natural Stone

Characteristics:- Soft, earthy look, distinctive surface, and natural appearance.

Advantages:- Available in ranges of finishes, Easy to shape and cut.

Uses:- Used for flooring, wall cladding, shower area, kitchen backsplashes, and great for outdoor pavement.

Major Brands:- Aaliya Stones, etc.

6. Vitrified Tiles

Material:- Silica, clay, quartz, and feldspar.

Characteristics:- Non-porous, water and frost resistant.

Advantages:- Easy to maintain

Uses:- Used for flooring in the living room, bedroom, and dining area.

Major Brands:- Kajaria, Somany, Nitco, etc.

7. Porcelain Tiles

Material:- Denser clay, feldspar and sand.

Characteristics:- Appropriate for high traffic regions, profoundly durable, and low water absorption.

Advantages:- Variety of designs, easy installation

Uses:- Great for exterior applications like balconies, patios, and terraces.

Major Brands:- Vantage, Linum, etc.

These are some from the various types of tiles you can look forward for selecting any tile for your client’s interior work.

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