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Choosing ceramic & porcelain for your floors

Deciding on the perfect new floor covering for your home can seem like a monumental effort in the beginning, but ceramic & porcelain tile could help make quick work of it. It’s a flooring that dates back to about 4,000 years BC and is still just as used and sought after. With a variety of benefits, regardless of which room it’s installed in, you’ll quickly find it to be the answer you’ve been looking for in flooring. Just keep reading to find out even more.

Baystate Rug & Flooring is dedicated to making sure our customers are completely satisfied. We offer high quality flooring at a price you can afford and can meet your needs, even if we don’t have what you want in stock at the time of your visit. From our showroom in Chicopee, MA, we proudly serve the areas of Chicopee, Springfield, West Springfield, Holyoke, and South Hadley. We invite you to visit us soon, so we can help get you matched with the perfect floor covering for your home.

Ceramic & porcelain in every room

Ceramic & porcelain tile are both excellent floor coverings for any room in your home. Since they are both dense and highly resistant to water, they work very well in the bathroom. Porcelain tile can even be used inside the shower itself, but make sure to have it coated with a gritty, non-slip glaze for safety. Other rooms that benefit from the water resistance these two offer are kitchens, foyers, and mudrooms.

For areas such as dens, living rooms, and bedrooms, porcelain is often used in its clear glazed natural look. The glaze highlights the beautiful patterns within the tile and you can even pick each tile out singly to make sure you get exactly what you want. On the other hand, those same rooms can also benefit from the major artistic element offered by ceramic tile. Since ceramic is often coated in glazes that come in bright colors, it’s an excellent decorative element and can be cut in a variety of shapes and sizes, even down to the size of a postage stamp in some cases. Intricate mosaics can be designed with these that offers a unique style in your decor.

When it comes to installed ceramic & porcelain tile, make sure you utilize the assistance of professional installers. This is a material that doesn’t accept novice mistakes very well, and you can wind up straying far over budget.

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