We've all heard it before and it starts like this ... "Back where we came from people only used tile in the bathroom. It must be cold on your feet ... slippery ... expensive ... and it only comes in four-inch white ... "Wrong! Wrong! Wrong! & Wrong! The next time a potential customer starts a conversation with that, show them this.
How to choose your new floor with so many options
With so many flooring alternatives, picking one that fits any home or office can be a project in itself. Floor remodeling usually focuses on tile or carpet. Which is better? Which is cheaper? Which will be easier to install? Here are some answers for you.
Which is best, Tile or carpet?
Porcelain tile, can make your home smell better because carpet traps dirt and animal born parasites. Carpet also stains. Most tiles do not. If you have pets or small children stains and odors are part of life. If you have tile floors a mop and soap usually cleans everything.
Humidity damages carpet
Humidity and hot weather are a fact of life in South Florida. Moisture gets everywhere and it can be worse in a home or office with carpet. If moisture seeps into the carpet, you will definitely notice a smell and it could lead to black mold.
Is tile or carpet better in hot weather?
Carpet will trap the heat during the summer. Tile will stay cool. However, if you like warm floors in the winter months, heating coils can be placed under the tiles during installation. If you have allergies, it just makes more sense to use tile.
Isn't there more selection in carpet than tile?
This is the easy one. Porcelain tile is made around the world and it comes in many shapes, sizes, colors and textures. It can be placed on the floor, on the walls, behind the sink, around your pool or in your garden. D&B Tile has the most complete selection of tiles from around the world. The first step to a beautiful design issteppinginto any of D&B Tiles' nine stores or authorized dealers serving Southeast and Southwest Florida.