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hex tile choices for bathroom

Posted by jmflake (My Page) on
Mon, Oct 17, 11 at 0:32

I want to get 1" hex tiles for my bathroom floor. I am confused about the terminology used. What are the differences between porcelain and ceramic; glazed vs unglazed; matte finish?; if glazed is OK-does this assume it is not a matte finish? I want something durable, not easily stained and not too slippery. Please help!!

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RE: hex tile choices for bathroom

You normally would want for a hex tile...Matte finish ceramic that will be glazed. It is a typical normal bath tile.Many companies make them.

RE: hex tile choices for bathroom

I am selecting a matte finish for mine. I bought the small samples of each and tested them out in the bathroom for a while (walking on them, cleaning them, etc) I think the matte is a better look for my home personally, but didn't notice a huge difference with the glazed as far as slippery / not. I think that all smooth tile will get slippery when wet - marble and glass will be really slippery and textured less so.

Here is a link that might be useful: Just for fun! Hex tile inspiration

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