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Tile Guide

Smith & Purvis Carpet One Floor & Home in Hammond, LA has you and your home covered when it comes to anything tile. Tile is one of our most versatile products because not only can you have it on your floors but also your walls. Our flooring professionals are here to help you choose the perfect tile options for your next home project.

Below, Jim Aaron explains how to choose the perfect tile for your home.

Types of Tile

We have three main tile options to choose from including: ceramic, porcelain, and stone. Ceramic and porcelain are popular options for both kitchens and bathrooms. Ceramic tile is light weight, comes in several different colors and styles, and is a budget friendly choice. Porcelain is a denser tile and is more water resistant than ceramic. With porcelain tile you can place heavy appliances on it knowing it can handle the work load.

Stone tile is a natural option and is cut from slabs and quarried from different locations so not all are alike, giving you the option to have a truly custom floor in your home. Stone may come at a higher price but with the right sealer it will last a long time.

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Tile Installation

Depending on the type of tile you choose, tile can go pretty much anywhere inside and outside of your home. Porcelain and stone tile are durable and can be installed outside as a patio or walkway. Any tile option works well for your floors, but when it comes to tile on your walls you want to choose either a ceramic option or a tile that is specifically meant for walls.

Tiles are usually difficult to install, but fortunately we work with teams of skilled installers who can handle any and every project. We’ll work with you to choose the right grouts and glazes, and we’ll be sure that the end result is exactly what you had in mind.

Our Tile Selection

Our showroom in Hammond, LA features both name brand floors like Daltile, as well as Carpet One exclusive brands.

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Waterproof Flooring

Tile is not only incredibly durable, but it is also waterproof. Porcelain and stone tile are two of the strongest options you can choose that can also resist heat, making them perfect floors for kitchens and bathrooms.

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Tile Maintenance

Tile is incredibly easy to care for and clean. As long as you properly care for your tile, it will last for years to come and preserve its appearance.

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Bel Terra Wood look Tile in Living Room

Wood Look Tile

Explore the best of both worlds with wood-look tile. With its intricate, nature-inspired grain and its sturdy, tile composition, create lasting looks you’re bound to love.

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Tile Backsplashes

If you want to start small with updating your kitchen or bathroom, then consider backsplash tile. These tiles are small, lightweight, and come in a variety of unique designs for you to choose from.

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