Grade of Porcelain Tile
The grade of porcelain tile is determined by the mixture of the materials used to create it and the thickness of the tile. A lower grade does not mean it is poor quality, it is just made for a different purpose.
The strongest being 5 and the least durable being 1.
Grade 1 is meant for walls only. These tiles are not recommended for floors and countertops.
Grade 2 is best for light traffic rooms and walls.
Grade 3 are made for most residential floor tiles and can stand up for moderate foot traffic.
Grade 4 most common in most commercial installations. Best for high traffic areas.
Grade 5 toughest porcelain tile available on the market. This is popular for schools, stores and industrial buildings.
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