Ceramic flooring has been around for many years, and during that time, we’ve expanded our inventory beyond the standard tan tiles you may have known back in the day. Now we have ceramic planks, tiles that try to replicate wood, and many more options available. But is ceramic flooring worth the investment? Read the pros and cons of ceramic flooring to determine if this type of tile is right for you.
You can improve the look of your home cheaply when you pick ceramic flooring. If your next house project is on a budget, it can be an excellent choice.
Pro: Great DIY Material
It’s easier to make custom cuts with ceramic flooring than other tiles. This makes it a better DIY type of flooring.
This type of tile isn’t completely invulnerable to water, but you can give it a glazed finish which helps to protect it.
Ceramic flooring is easy to maintain. All you have to do is run a vacuum and mop through the area. You also need to reseal the grout every couple of years, but that’s about it.
Pro: Wide Selection
You can get ceramic tile in many different varieties. This way, you can find a style that works best for your home.
This kind of tile is perfect for families with small children and pets because as long as you have a glaze protecting the floor, it won’t stain from any messes that might happen around the house.
Con: Visible Damage
While you can protect ceramic flooring from stains, it’s another story if it gets chipped. If any chipping occurs, there’s going to be a noticeable difference.
Con: Can’t Be Used Outside
Ceramic tile has to stay indoors because too much heat or cold will cause the tile to crack over time.
Con: More Likely To Chip
Ceramic flooring isn’t as dense or as hard as something like porcelain flooring. This makes it more susceptible to being chipped, making the floor unappealing and undesirable.
Contact Mike’s Carpet Connection
Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.
Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers , such as Congoleum, COREtec, and IVC US, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.