Tiles are made from clay, which once shaped and dried, are fired in a kiln at very hot temperatures. This process hardens the tiles, creating “bisque
,” which can then be glazed
and fired a second time. Tiles can also be used unglazed, although the color range is limited to the natural shades of the clay.
Tiles have been a popular material for interior and exterior decoration for thousands of years. They come in all shapes and sizes, colors and glazes and can be used plain, decorated or as part of a mosaic.
Tiles are a popular choice of flooring due to their aesthetic appeal, as well as their durability and easy care. A properly installed ceramic tile floor will outperform and outlast nearly any other floor covering product created for the same application. Tile resists stains, odors and dirt and can be cleaned with a damp mop or common household cleaners.
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