Ceramic flooring can last forever, making it as a good selling point, and while it is true that a ceramic floor is expensive, time-consuming, and not easy to install, ceramic flooring is durable, being aware of trending changes. On the other hand, it is relatively easier to install and reinstall luxury vinyl flooring with a wide selection of designs and styles. It is also easy to customize with vinyl tiles as compared to ceramic tiles. You need to hire a professional to cut ceramic tiles because it requires special technical skills and expensive tools. Luxury vinyl flooring can be cut with a utility knife and a straight edge. Proper care of ceramic tiles can last forever but is quite a hassle to repair because of its extremely durable and hard material.
One of the strongest characteristics of ceramic flooring is its stability, that can withstand environmental changes and moisture, and it does not contract or expand. But since it has no room to flex or move, ceramic tiles are usually prone to cracks than luxury vinyl tiles. Luxury Vinyl Fairhaven tiles are suited for heavy commercial use which is durable and hard with degree of flex. The LVT’s flex absorbs and dissipates the force from dropped heavy things. Ceramic greatly relies on its hardness and proper installation. Vinyl tiles are durable with wear layer, making it less prone to breaking and cracking. Because removal of ceramic tiles needs smashing into pieces, and also form thick clouds of toxic dust that are harmful to health, it is not recyclable and not environmentally friendly. Ceramic tiles usually end in landfills because it cannot be reused when removed. Vinyl tiles are considered recyclable and are made from recycled materials. A vinyl tile involves a simple process requiring little more than a utility knife and a straight edge. When it comes to choosing between ceramic tile and vinyl tile, it highly depends on the needs or applications. Luxury tiles performs excellently for high traffic areas such as commercial settings, sports flooring, healthcare space and in-home because it is not uncomfortable or loud to walk unlike ceramic. Vinyl tiles are much easier to install, remove, and repair, more reliable stability and durability, with much easier grout less cleaning, and come with wider options.
Ceramic Tiles Fairhaven are far more expensive than vinyl tiles, and the prices usually depend on the size, quality of tiles, and color. Whether you like vinyl tiles or ceramic tiles, we can help you choose the perfect tiles for your flooring. Whatever type of tiles you choose, we can be your ultimate partner in providing you the best tiles you need and want.