Tile is a manufactured piece of hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, or even glass. Tiles are generally used for covering roofs, floors, and walls, showers, or other objects such as tabletops. The word is derived from the French word tuile, which is, in turn, from the Latin word tegula, meaning a roof tile composed of baked clay.
Tiles are often used to form wall and floor coverings, and can range from simple square tiles to complex mosaics. Tiles are most often made from ceramic, with a hard glaze finish, but other materials are also commonly used, such as glass, marble, granite, slate, and reformed ceramic slurry, which is cast in a mold and fired. The Stone Center offers a comprehensive line of tile for your walls and floors.
- Endless Color Selection
- Tile can be made from numerous materials
- Lots of different textures
- Easy Maintenance
- Durable Surface
- Multiple uses such as:
backsplash, wall tile, floor tile, decorative accent pieces