The Basic Difference between Ceramic and Vitrified Kitchen Tiles

It is not hard to spot the physical or cosmetic difference between ceramic and vitrified kitchen tiles. Ceramic tiles look much more natural and earthy than vitrified tiles. The appearance of vitrified tiles, regardless of the finish or any specific treatment of a manufacturer, is a tad artificial or synthetic. That may or may not be a concern depending on your personal preference. There are many differences between the two popular types of kitchen tiles if you delve into their attributes. Before you embark on such a comprehensive analysis, you should be familiar with the basic difference. Continue reading “The Basic Difference between Ceramic and Vitrified Kitchen Tiles”

Installation and Maintenance of Kitchen Tiles

The installation and maintenance of kitchen tiles depend on the material. How frequently you need to clean the tile, how you should clean it and the general aesthetic deterioration over time will also be determined by the material you choose. The finish, texture, pattern and other elements will come into play as some designs make kitchen tiles look reasonably pleasant even when they are quite dirty. Some patterns help to conceal stains. This is a double edged sword actually. You may not know the extent of deterioration if you cannot easily spot the stains. But if the kitchen tiles are with no distinct pattern or have a colour that makes the stains more pronounced, then you would need a more frequent cleaning and maintenance schedule. Continue reading “Installation and Maintenance of Kitchen Tiles”