Whether you are after a trendy modern look or a homely country feel, the right selection of wall and floor tiles will achieve your look.
The standard inclusion for wall and floor tiles are $44m2, please refer to your addenda for extent of tiling.
Please visit these tiling centres on your day out at Osborne Park:
- European Ceramics at 36 King Edward Road, Osborne Park. Phone: 6240 0100. Open Mondays to Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am to 5pm, Thursdays from 9am to 8pm and Saturdays from 9am to 4pm.
- Trend Ceramics at 98 Hector Street, Osborne Park. Phone: 9445 1466. Open Mondays to Fridays from 8.30am to 5pm and Saturdays from 8.30am to 4pm.
- Osborne Park Ceramic Centre at 406 Scarborough Beach Road, Osborne Park. Phone: 9242 1533. Open Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm and Saturdays from 8.30am to 2pm
With so many different types of tiles available, it can be confusing and sometimes difficult to differentiate between them. Here is our simple table guide for your reference.
|Ceramic Tiles||Porcelain Tiles||Rectified Tiles||Vitrified Tiles|
|Composition||Earthen clay||Finer clays, with a high silica content||Finer clays, with high silica content||Clay with silica, quartz and feldspar|
|Texture||Comparatively rough and external glaze is applied for the glossy look||Fine grained and smooth, with a sharply formed face||Fine grained and smooth, with a sharply formed face||Smooth and glossy|
|Installation||With grout joint||With minimal grout joint||Extremely fine grout lines||With or without grout joint|
|Characteristics||Low resistance to stains, high water absorption rate||Frost resistant, more wear and damage resistant||Uniform 90 degree angle square edge||High resistance to stains, low water absorption rate|
|Installation||Easy to fix||Average to fix||Comparatively difficult||Comparatively difficult|
|Costing||Comparatively low-priced||Average to high priced||Comparatively expensive||Comparatively expensive|
You can find out even more information here on the different types of tiles.