PORCELAIN TILE: Porcelain tile is a man-made material that is like ceramic but is fired to a higher temperature making it vitreous. Vitreous tile is non-porous and ideal for any area, even outdoors in certain applications and climates. It is easy to clean and it comes in a wide variety of shapes and textures.
We can’t think of a more appropriate material for your kitchen floor than porcelain tile. Sure, you could have a wood floor or some form of vinyl/laminate, but they have their drawbacks. Focusing on the positive. the porcelain will have a longer life with little no maintenance. Because of these factors, the price per square foot may be more up front, but if you divide it by years & time of maintenance it is the most cost effective.
Besides being the ABSOLUTE BEST CHOICE for efficiency, these days it can mimic just about any material you could want. Stone, hardwood, cement, bamboo, even carpet/fabric, porcelain tile manufacturers are making it happen in every size, shape & finish.
As far as materials go, ceramic, glass, or stone will all be suitable. You’ll want to think long & hard about using something dimensional or textured, but beyond the sky is the limit. Most backsplashes are finished in tile that’s no bigger than 6” but there are some contemporary kitchens that a large format tile is just the thing.
The 2 most important things to know before narrowing down your selection are:
your COUNTERTOP selection first. The countertop gives us a palette of colors to work with as well as confirming what will be the focus of the kitchen. Will it be a dynamic granite with lots going on? Or a quiet quartz that allows to have some fun on the walls?
Next, you’ll want to know the amount of square footage that you have to cover because that will help you to determine your budget & will guarantee that your showroom time is well spent.
Kitchen Tile Designs
Extraordinary kitchens begin with extraordinary tile, and Concept II Tile in Rochester NY continues to be the go-to source for homeowners seeking something more than what the local home improvement stores can provide. Our vast selection of high-end and luxury kitchen tile includes a full spectrum of marble, ceramic, glass, porcelain, polished cement, granite and many others to help you bring your dream kitchen visions to life.
There’s no limit to how clever you can get with superior tile when remodeling your kitchen. Whether it’s a truly one of a kind glass backsplash, a fully-customized tile flooring pattern, or ceramic accents, Concept II Tile has the selection and expertise to let your imagination run wild.
The only place you can find the tile you’ve been dreaming about.
If you’re planning on your remodeling your Rochester kitchen and looking for the most diverse selection of premium tile from around the world, we invite you to learn why so many homeowners continue to trust Concept II Tile in Rochester. Our inventory is unlike anything you’ll find at the retail level, and we staff a team of expert design consultants to help streamline each phase of your project.
Concept II Tile is located at 349 W Commercial St in Rochester, NY in the Piano Works Mall.
Stop by today or call us at 585-248-3511 to learn more.