The Pros of Polished Porcelain

Polished porcelain tiles have become a rising trend in the home over the past few years. They are a beautiful, elegant addition to any part of the home and we love how smooth and sophisticated they look, no matter where they are used in a room.

Join us as we take a look at why polished porcelain tiles are a great addition to any home, and why we think that they should get even more recognition!

It’s Extremely Resilient

Polished porcelain is ridiculously resilient, making it a great material to use for flooring. Creating a stylish feel to the room with its glossy finish, this material is water resistant, making it an excellent choice for use in a kitchen or bathroom. You will need to make sure it is properly sealed however if you plan to use it in these rooms to avoid staining the porcelain with water.


It is also resistant to scratches, which makes it a good choice for kitchen counter tops as well as high traffic room flooring.

Creates the Illusion of Space

The glossy look at polished porcelain is excellent for making a room look bigger using reflection. Just like adding a large mirror to your wall to create the illusion of space, these tiles will reflect light and make your room feel more spacious without any need for extension work.

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They can also give the illusion of length as polished porcelain usually comes in large slabs rather than smaller tiles.

Low Maintenance Tiles

Porcelain resists moisture and scratches and is a reliably resilient material. Because of this, it’s a relatively low maintenance material.  The surface of polished porcelain isn’t very porous, which allows for an easy clean of dirt or spillage on the tiles.


Mould finds it hard to grow on such a moisture resistant, making it an impossible environment for mould spores to land on and grow. This means less cleaning for you, especially in humid rooms such as a bathroom where mould can easily take over due to the moisture in the air.

Polished porcelain generally comes in larger slabs than normal tiles, which means less grouting work needs to be done and less grout to be cleaned.


Polished porcelain is a great, environmentally friendly, natural resource which has many advantages for your home. Installing these tiles in your home allows you to create an elegant style while helping conserve the environment around you.

At Tile Mart, we pride ourselves on providing the very best tiling solutions for all around your home, including our highly popular porcelain tiles for walls and flooring. Our wide range of tiling options is sure to contain something to suit your needs, but if you can’t find what you are looking for, don’t hesitate to get in contact with our dedicated team today by calling 1772 258 998 today and we will be more than happy to help you find the perfect tile for your needs.



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