Your Local Surface Art Dealers
Lorens Carpet One Floor & Home in Missoula is your locally owned flooring store, and we carry Surface Art tile. When it comes to tile, you can use it for several different projects like flooring, showers, and even walls. There is a wide selection of styles and trends that you can choose from to match your personal style. Tile is one of the oldest surface materials in the world, and although styles and aesthetics have changed, the manufacturing process has not.
Tile manufacturing has stated the same for hundreds of years and will most likely never change, using raw materials like sand and clay and firing the materials in a kiln. In order to give the tiles shape, chemical are added, and glass is used to create a glaze on most tiles. Tiles are not meant for just flooring, you can also use them on walls and in showers.
Surface Art Tile Products
Surface Art ceramic wall tile is naturally absorbent. These tiles can only be used on walls and for scratch and stain resistance use a porcelain glaze. These types of tiles can absorb a lot of moisture and can only be installed inside of your home as a wall tile. You typically only see ceramic tile used in residential settings. Ideally you can install ceramic tile in places like your kitchen and bathroom.
Surface Art also manufactures porcelain tile. Their porcelain collection comes in two different options, one can absorb some moisture and the other is almost completely moisture resistant and can be installed in bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms as well as outside as a patio or walkway.