Tile is one of the most favorite design materials for your house. It has been used since Roman times, and even though excellent man-made materials have become popular in recent years, tile is still valued for its beauty. All tile can be classed into four main types: porcelain, glass, quarry, and stone.
Porcelain Tile: Workhorses of the Tile World. When we talk about tile being cost-effective, we are talking about porcelain tile. Porcelain is a variety of ceramic tile that is certified by The Porcelain Tile Certification Agency (PTCA) as being either porcelain or not. It is highly water resistance.