Ceramic Tiles

As a strong and resilient building material, ceramic tiles are a perfect exterior tile choice. At San Marco, our staff can help to point you in the right direction and offer strong buying advice when it comes to ceramic tiles and the minimal maintenance the product requires.

Made with a bisque, or body composed primarily of either white clay, brown clay or red clay there durable and strong tiles are perfect for construction and often used in driveways and outdoor areas. The practicality and hygiene of this form of material is ideal for those wanting a convenient and solid floor and wall tiles, bathroom tiles, outdoor tiles or decorative wall tiles.

How are ceramic tiles made?

One of the oldest forms of tiles, ceramic tiles are pressed into a mould to form a tile shape. A ceramic glaze is than applied to the bisque and if fired between 1200 - 1800 degrees. Ceramic tiles now vary in quality, hence price. Being manufactured around the world on a massive scale, this allows for varying types of ceramic floor and wall tiles, bathroom tiles, kitchen ceramic tiles and outdoor floor tiles at multiple price-points.

At San Marco, we understand that trends in materials come and go and we understand that while ceramic tiles once were the ideal tile for many people, there are several other preferable quality floor and wall tile options. The reliance and durability of the tiles are undoubtedly one of the most hard-waring surfaces available, however with new technology, porcelain tiles and marble tiles have become a solid choice for many clients.

For further information about all ceramic tiles and products, call us on (03) 9466 4799 to speak to a specialised tile expert!