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Types of Tile 

Tile is a naturally durable and versatile home product. Carpet One Floor & Home in Owensboro is your local tile retailer. We carry all types of tile as well as a variety of styles and colors to choose from at our showroom. Our sales professionals are trained in all aspects of tile, so you can come to us as your local tile experts.

Tile can be installed on floors, on walls, in showers, as well as outside for a patio or walkway. Tiles vary in durability as well as style, so you can choose from a variety of design choices or create your very own unique design. Below are the different tile options you can find in our showroom.

Custom Backsplash and Wall Tile

Fresh paint and wallpaper are a couple of options you have when updating a room. But what if we told you tile makes a bolder statement when it comes to updating. Wall tile, or backsplash tile, is a great way to break up a long boring wall with something stylish and eye catching. Compared to paint or wallpaper, backsplash tile is not only easier to clean, but it will not be affected by moisture or humidity. Wall tile is incredibly easy to clean and you can choose a totally custom look for your space.

What Are the Most Popular Types of Tile?

The three types of tile are ceramic, porcelain, and stone. Ceramic and porcelain feature time-tested durability, while stone offers natural looks that can add value to your setting. Learn about the types of tile:

Daltile tile flooring

Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is lightweight, made from natural materials, and comes in a wide variety of styles. It is usually found in residential kitchens and bathrooms because of its affordability. When covered with the right glaze, ceramic can be incredibly resistant to scratching, making it a great choice if you have pets in your home or for use in high traffic areas.

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Happy Floors tile

Porcelain Tile

Porcelain is a type of ceramic tile, but because it is baked at a higher temperature it is denser and resistant to heat and moisture. Porcelain tile is more water resistant than ceramic so you can install it in places like your laundry room and even outside as a patio without worrying about moisture being absorbed and causing cracks.

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travertine tile

Stone Tile

Natural stone is unique and comes in a variety of colors. Since no two slabs are quarried from the exact same location, the variations in the tiles gives you a one-of-a-kind look. Natural stone tiles are heavy and durable, so you can have the installed inside and outside of your home. When sealed correctly, natural stone is stain and water resistant.

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