Can I Use Porcelain Tiles On A Garage Floor?
Yes porcelain tiles can be used on a garage floor as they are an excellent floor covering for high traffic & high usage areas. Porcelain tiles are also stain & acid resistant, extremely strong and will stand the test of time in high usage environments. Porcelain tiles also have infinite design possibilities so not only can you add durability and functionality to a industrial or heavy use space you can also add some design flair.
Benefits Of Using Porcelain Tiles On A Garage Floor?
Porcelain tiles are made from organic refined materials & fired at very high temperature which results in a vitrification process. This means a very dense & hard material is formed and one that can with stand the rigours of weight, and is not affected by stains, frost & acid & UV light.
Porcelain Tiles are now available in many finished from Natural, Polished, Semi Polished and even more size options so are a great all-round product for anywhere in the home to create functional, or dynamic usable spaces with minimal maintenance. Many natural finish porcelain tiles also come with different slip ratings so that the tile reduces the potential to cause slippage unlike other materials porcelain tiles with ant slip ratings are not only durable but also remove any risk hazards in a high usage environment.
What Do I Need To Consider When Installing Porcelain Tiles?
Firstly when installing porcelain tiles on a garage floor, the garage concrete base needs to be fully cured and free from dust and debris and of course flat just as you would when tiling a kitchen or bathroom floor.
When choosing your porcelain tiles keep in mind that a garage is a high use area with many potential spills and industrial materials so choose a good quality porcelain tile that is matt or natural finish and one that is at least R9 Anti Slip we don’t recommend using polished tiles.
As your porcelain tile will be going onto a solid base then you have a variety of thicknesses to choose from we would recommend a minimum of 10mm in combination with a S1 Type Adhesive.
Porcelain Tiles are a fantastic product to use on a garage floor as well as many other areas in the home from kitchens, bathrooms & patios. Porcelain Tiles can withstand the weight of vehicles and and resistant to stain, acid and the rigours of every day family life. View our range of porcelain garage tiles here.