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Porcelain is much harder than ordinary ceramic tiles and is usually selected, despite its higher price, for its hard wearing nature. Porcelain can be used in both wet and dry areas such as bathrooms, showers and kitchens.


Ceramic is made from clays and other ceramic materials that is fired to a high temperature in order to produce a dense product. Ceramic tile is rated by the hardness of the glaze. Ceramic is highly popular in both residential and commercial spaces. Maintenance is low, and there is a wide selection of different patterns and decorative accents. Our sales team at Maryland Carpet and Tile can help you decide on which ceramic tile is best suitable for your residential or commercial needs.


Porcelain is a glazed or unglazed vitreous tile made of only fine porcelain clay compositions. Like ceramic, porcelain is fired under a high temperature, resulting in a product that is dense, impervious, and fine. Maintenance is low, only requiring to be cleaned by vacuum or mop. Porcelain offers pleasing aesthetics that is both suitable for outdoors or indoors. Porcelain is highly popular amongst those who want to remodel or revamp their powder rooms or baths. Porcelain comes in various colors, sizes, shapes, and patterns.