Tag Archive: ceramic tile

Porcelanosa Tile Now at The Normandy Showroom

Posted on July 1, 2014

We are excited to announce that the Normandy Hinsdale Showroom now features the unique look of Porcelanosa tiles.  These European tiles are particularly intriguing for fans of Contemporary design, and can create a striking design statement in any room. The Normandy Design Team is excited to add Porcelanosa to their design arsenal to further expand… more

Best Flooring For Wet Areas

Posted on July 19, 2013

There are different areas of homes that are just more prone to water, no matter how careful we are.  Those rooms include your bathroom, laundry room, mudroom, etc. “It’s important to take into consideration the material you choose for flooring in those rooms for safety, as well as economic reasons,” says Normandy Designer Terry Kenney…. more

Natural Stone Looking Tile

Posted on July 16, 2013

While we all love the look of natural stone, it’s just not very practical in some areas of the home unless you’re on board with the maintenance it requires.  So what products are available that gives you the look but not the maintenance? “Porcelain and ceramic tiles are great options that have come a long… more

Ceramic vs. Porecelain Tile

Posted on February 20, 2013

It can be difficult for the untrained eye to tell the difference between ceramic and porcelain tile, let alone what makes one better or worse than the other. All things considered, if the two tiles are pushed to their absolute limits, porcelain will perform better than ceramic every time.  Porcelain is heavier than ceramic because it has less… more