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The reason floor tile is as important as ever

Those who have tile on the floors of their homes, especially if they've had it a while, can tell you a few things about the benefits. They'll tell you it's an amazing addition to their interior decor and offers some of the most flexible design plans available in flooring today. They'll tell you about how durable the material is and how it stands up under the heaviest of traffic. You will even hear about how long the flooring lasts, especially when installed by a team of professionals. But that's only the start.

At Skip's Custom Flooring, we're proud to be a family-owned and operated flooring store with locations in Dansville and Canandaigua, NY. In those locations, we have served the communities of Canandaigua, Dansville, Naples, Rochester, and Victor, NY. If you are unable to make it to our showroom, however, you can feel free to browse and shop online. There, you can purchase our flooring by the square foot or by the carton and still get great customer service if you need it. Our associates are standing by just for you.

Tile makes a house a home

Floor tile comes in a variety of materials including the most popular ones, ceramic & porcelain tiles. These two materials are often mistaken for one another, or thought to be the same material. While they are very similar, porcelain is the higher quality material of the two. The differences are minimal.

Both ceramic & porcelain floor tile is great for kitchen and bathroom use due to the excellent level of water resistance in these products. They don't soak up spills, dampness, or humidity, making them a great floor covering that can also be used to create backsplashes, countertops, and wall accents. They also inhibit the growth of mold and mildew, which means you'll breathe easier knowing your environment is healthier.

The durability of tile means it can withstand heavy traffic without showing very many signs. Everyday wear and tear is heavily resisted, thanks to the hardness and density of these materials. Scuffs and scratches hardly show when they happen, and even porcelain, when chipped, is not an eyesore. Porcelain features a through-body color pattern so that chipped pieces only reveal more of the same color. Ceramic, on the other hand, is covered with bright glazes that make it a centerpiece in design and you'll love what you can create.
Ceramic tile flooring in Rochester, NY from Skip's Custom Flooring

Benefits of tile

  • Designs are nearly unlimited; not just for floors – showers and backsplashes too!
  • Radiant heat compatible
  • Water and stain-resistant
  • Low maintenance

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