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Tile Guide

Oberdorf Carpet One Floor & Home in Lewisburg, PA is your local retailer when it comes to tile. Tile is an incredibly versatile option when it comes to functionality and style. Tile can be installed anywhere in your home, and even outside of your home. Unmatched durability and unique style contribute to tiles popularity in both commercial and residential settings. Tile is also available in a variety of price ranges to fit your budget.

Tile flooring is commonly found in kitchens and bathrooms. Did you know you can not only install tile on floors but on your walls too? We carry specialty wall tile that is small and light, so you can create a custom backsplash for your kitchen or bathroom wall. We carry several different colors and designs for you to create an eye-catching space.

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Join our very own Jim Aaron, VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, for some information on the three basic types of tile flooring: ceramic, porcelain, and stone.

Types of Tile

We offer three types of tile: porcelain, ceramic, and natural stone. Ceramic and porcelain are the two most popular options for flooring. At first glance, ceramic and tile are pretty similar, but porcelain is denser, and more slip and stain resistant. Porcelain can handle areas with a lot of moisture like bathrooms and laundry rooms. You can get both ceramic and porcelain tile in traditional looks as well as wood look.

Stone is a natural option and is usually treated and sealed to protect against spills, stains, and scratches, so it will last a long time if properly maintained. Stone that is treated and sealed will last for a long time and resists scratches and stains.

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Where can Tile be Installed? 

One of the several advantages of tile flooring is all the places you can install it. Since tile can withstand moisture and heat, you can install it in places like your bathroom or laundry room. Tile is traditionally seen in kitchens because of its resistance to stains, and for how easy it is to clean if you drop something.

Tile can also be installed on your walls. Wall tile is limited to specific tiles that are lightweight, so they better adhere to your walls. Wall tile protects your walls from accidental food splatter and overexposure to humidity.

Ways to Use Tile

Tile is not limited to just flooring, it can be used in several different areas of your home. Many homeowners like to use tile as a backsplash in their kitchen or bathroom. Backsplash was originally used in kitchens to protect the walls from grease splatter. Now backsplash tile is used as an accessory in the kitchen or bathroom as a way to express personal style.

You can also use tile to create a custom shower in your bathroom. Porcelain tile is the best option for showers because it is resistant to heat and moisture. You can choose large format tiles and accent it with small mosaics. Custom tiles showers not only make your bathroom look unique, but they also help to increase the real estate value of your home. 

Our Tile Selection

Our membership with the Carpet One cooperatives gives us the ability to have access to the best tile brands and carry our own Carpet One exclusive brands. We have Carpet One exclusive brands such as Bel Terra, and we also have popular brands such as Daltile.

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Types of Tile

There are three main tile types: ceramic, porcelain, and stone. Each tile type offers its own unique benefits for you and your home.

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Backsplash Tile

A custom tile backsplash can add style to your kitchen and bathroom. We have a great backsplash tile selection.

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Tile Maintenance

Caring for your tile floor is incredibly easy and a simple as an occasional mop and sweep. By properly maintaining your tile floor, you can extend its lifetime and appearance. 

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Bathroom Tile

You can update your bathroom flooring with the latest trends in tile! Our flooring professionals are here to give you advice on the best ways to make your space personal. Tile is strong and durable and comes in a variety of styles for you to create a unique look for your space.

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