Types of Slippery Tile
Ceramic tiles are usually made from red or white clay fired at a high temperature. Ceramic can be left unglazed in its natural color or have a glaze finishing. Ceramic tiles are best suited for areas with light to medium foot traffic, and are used for durability and stain resistance. In most instances, ceramic tiles are low maintenance and easy to clean. They are a popular flooring choice in residential homes but can be slippery, especially when wet. Contact Non Slip Services to help make your ceramic tile floor more slip resistant.
Porcelain tiles are denser than ceramic tiles making them more durable, less absorbent and a good choice for outdoor use in climates with cold weather. Porcelain tiles with a PEI (Porcelain Enamel Institute) rating of 4 are scratch resistant and a good option for residential and light commercial use. Porcelain tiles with a PEI rating of 5 are recommended for high-traffic commercial areas. Porcelain tiles can, however, be very slippery, especially when wet. We recommend using our product to help make your porcelain tile floor more slip-resistant.
There are a variety of floor tiles available for outdoor use, including ceramic, porcelain and slate tiles. The main safety concern with outdoor tiles is that they can be very slippery and hazardous when wet, especially around pool areas or areas exposed to weather (rain, snow etc.) where pooling of water can create a very slippery surface, so it is important to treat outdoor tiles with an effective non-slip solution.
Marble is created when limestone is subjected to extreme heat and pressure, and is usually found in large blocks that is cut into tiles. Marble tiles range in size from 2″ x 2″ to 24″ x 24″ squares and are commonly used in entryways, family rooms, hallways, living rooms and bathroom floors. These highly polished, natural stone tiles are chosen for their beauty and elegance and can be found in residential homes, hotels and businesses around the world. Because of their highly polished surface, marble tiles can be extremely slippery, especially when wet. Please do not wait, contact us today for a free quote and allow us to help make your marble tile floor more slip resistant.
Mosaic tiles are typically 2″ x 2″ squares and are available in a wide variety of shapes and colors. They can be made from glass or porcelain and are popular in kitchens, bathrooms and entryways. Mosaic tiles are used for their beauty and versatility as they can be used to create customized artistic designs that cannot be created with larger tiles. Mosaic tiles are very affordable, water resistant and easy to clean but can be very slippery, especially when wet. Allow us to help make your mosaic tiles more slip resistant.
Granite is a natural stone that offers a very versatile flooring surface for residential and commercial locations. It is very durable and easy to clean and is more moisture and stain resistant than marble. Polished granite can be very slippery, especially when wet. We recommend application of our product to help make your granite floor more slip resistant.
Polished TileMany people prefer polished tiles because the beautiful glossy shine of these tiles is both beautiful and functional. Polished tiles offer protection against stains and are easy to clean, which makes them popular in kitchens and bathrooms. The highly polished surface of these tiles can be slippery, especially when wet. Contact us to help make your polished tile floor more slip resistant.
Silestone is manufactured from quartz, one of the hardest minerals in existence. Silestone is a popular choice in residential kitchens and bathrooms due to its sleek appearance, durability, low maintenance and scratch resistant qualities. Silestone is a smooth surface that can become very slippery when wet. We recommend using our product to help make your silestone floor more slip resistant.
Many different tile options are available for use in showers, so choosing a tile will depend on your decor and budget. Ceramic and porcelain tiles are affordable and durable and are available in a wide variety of colors and sizes. Travertine, marble and slate tiles are also popular for their elegance and durability, but are more expensive. Shower tiles can be slippery but we have the right product and professional installers to help make your shower tiles more slip resistant.
Mexican tiles are durable, beautiful and typically handmade. Baked at relatively low temperatures, usually outside in the sun, their natural, rustic look make them a popular choice for informal rooms. The handmade quality of these Mexican tiles can make them irregular in shape and flatness and they can be very slippery especially when wet. We recommend using our services to help make your Mexican tiles more slip resistant.
Travertine is a natural non-slip stone tile that is available in a variety of colors and finishes, including the popular honed (matte) finish. It can be used indoors or outdoors, and in both residential and commercial settings such as kitchens, bathrooms and foyers. Travertine has an attractive natural look, and is very durable and low maintenance. These smooth tiles can be slippery, especially when wet. Using our products and services will help make your travertine tile floors more slip resistant.
Glass tiles are now available in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and colors that can add a striking, artistic flair to a room. They can be used indoors or outdoors; and are frequently used in kitchens, bathrooms and pool areas. Glass tiles are very durable and can withstand the elements for outdoor use. Their smooth surface resists absorption of liquids and dirt, making them low maintenance and easy to clean. The smooth surface can be very slippery, especially when wet. We recommend using our services to help make your glass tiles more slip resistant.
Natural Stone Tile
Cultured marble tiles are a great option for those seeking the expensive look of marble at a more affordable price. Cultured marble is a man-made tile created by combining fiberglass resin, cement and marble dust. The surface is very durable and easy to clean because it is less absorbent than natural stone marble. The smooth surface of cultured marble tiles can be very slippery, especially when wet. We have the right product to help make your cultured marble floor more slip resistant.