The ceramic tile industry makes it easy for you to determine which tiles are suitable choices for your application by using a rating system, known as the PEI scale.
This system rates the surface of a tile from Class 1 to Class 5 (“1” being the least resistant to abrasion and “5” the most resistant). While any tile can be used on the wall, floor tiles take a lot of abuse and need to be manufactured to withstand this “wear and tear”. For light traffic on residential floors, a Class 2 or greater is a good choice, but for higher traffic areas such as kitchens and entryways a Class 3 or greater will hold up the best. See the Specifications tab in our Ceramics/Porcelains section to find out how the tile you choose is rated.
Because natural stone is not man-made, it cannot follow this rating system.
However, stone has been used for thousands and thousands of years, and much of this flooring is still holding strong today. Our trained consultants have the knowledge to guide you through which options will give you a long lasting durable floor with the beauty and character you can only get from a natural stone.
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