As a society, we’re becoming increasingly more aware of the importance of health and hygiene in our homes and businesses. With this greater awareness has come the understanding that creating a healthy and hygienic environment isn’t just about our actions, but also about the materials around us. Download the full white paper below to learn more about the hygienic benefits of ceramic and porcelain tile.
Indoors and Hygenic Benefits
Ceramic and porcelain tiles are made of naturally occurring materials. Giving these types of tiles a healthy advantage over other flooring options. Ceramic and porcelain tiles are hypoallergenic, VOC- and formaldehyde-free. Therefore, anyone with respiratory issues or allergies will appreciate these settings.
In addition, materials in our homes may have an even greater potential to affect our health. Porcelain and ceramic tiles are inhospitable to the growth of bacteria hygienic benefits. There are options available with antimicrobial properties that can suppress and even destroy harmful microorganisms, such as mold, fungi, bacteria, and viruses.
Plastic Free and Environmentally Friendly
Porcelain and ceramic tile contain no polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or other plastic materials. PVC is regularly a subject of concern among health experts and builders. Therefore, tiles make the ideal alternative to plastic-based flooring. Porcelain and ceramic tiles are made of naturally-occurring raw materials. You can use them both inside and outside your home without the worry about harming Mother Nature.
If you or your organization are thinking of a remodel we’re here to help. Hamilton Parker offers a number of incredibly durable options that can be used for generations without replacement. They can also make a great addition to the interior ceiling and wall applications as healthy indoor and outdoor options.