Porcelain Tiles; The environmental Impact 

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Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or just updating the look of a room in your home, porcelain tiles may be a good option for you. They come in various colours and styles and are also one of the most durable and easy-to-clean flooring materials. But before you make your final decision, it’s essential to consider the environmental impact that producing and using porcelain tiles has on our planet. 

As time progresses, homeowners around the country are turning to top sustainable materials for inside and outside their homes, which is why our team here at Premier Porcelain wanted to touch on the sustainability and environmentally friendly aspect of porcelain paving and tiles. 

This blog post will look closely at how porcelain tiles are made and what resources go into producing them. We’ll also explore alternative flooring options with a lower environmental impact than porcelain tiles. By the end of this post, you should better understand whether or not choosing porcelain tiles is the right decision for you and your home.

If once you have finished ready our blog post, you are happy and satisfied that porcelain tiles will be a great addition to your home, you can either reach out to one of our team members today, or you can browse our collections right here on our store. 

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Are Porcelain Tiles Sustainable? 

As mentioned before, one of the most important things to consider when making home improvement decisions is the product’s sustainability. Porcelain tiles are made from natural clay and minerals, which means they are sustainable. The manufacturing process of porcelain tiles is also very efficient, as very little waste is produced. 

The clear answer is that porcelain tiles are, without a doubt, the most sustainable option on the market; once it has been laid in your house, they will last as long as it stands. If you are looking for sustainable flooring options, look no further than porcelain tiles! 

It will last decades, providing no toxic fumes or chemicals and offering an easy solution for cleaning and maintaining. It also requires no need for harsh chemicals or non-sustainable. 

What Is The Eco-Footprint Of Porcelain, And How Is It Made? 

The main components of porcelain paving are the clay, ordinary rocks and water; this means it is readily available,  and the eco-footprint is extremely low. The renewable factor of porcelain is high, meaning it is not a depleting source or anything that will cause environmental issues. 

Porcelain is made using a process called ‘dry pressing’. This means the raw materials are mixed and then placed into a mould, which is pressed at extremely high pressure. The tile is then cut to size before being heated in a kiln to set. This process has a low eco-footprint,  as it doesn’t use water and very little energy.

Porcelain paving is a solid product due to the high pressures used in its manufacture, making it a very dense product. This means it is non-porous and does not require sealing, unlike other paving materials such as natural stone.

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How Do You Clean Porcelain Paving? 

Porcelain paving is easy to clean; a simple sweep with a brush or broom removes any dirt or debris. You can use a pressure washer on a low setting to give it a deeper clean. For stubborn stains, you can use a mild detergent and scrubbing brush. But it isn’t necessary to use any form of detergent; this would only be needed for stubborn, hard-to-remove stains. 

Due to this easy nature of cleaning porcelain, you can keep the flooring as environmentally friendly as you want, remove the need for any harsh chemicals in your home and a simple sweeping brush and a damp cloth will work wonders on the tiles. 

Porcelain paving is an excellent way to create a stunning patio or driveway that will last for years with very little maintenance required. The tiles are solid and durable and have a beautiful, natural appearance that can enhance any outdoor space. If you’re looking for an easy-to-care-for paving option, porcelain paving is the right one for you! It is so easy to maintain and stays eco-friendly because of it. 

Our Commitment To You

As a company, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible products and services. We believe in building relationships with our customers and ensuring that they are 100% satisfied with their purchase; this includes providing porcelain paving that is sustainable and eco-friendly; that is why we have branched out our ranges to include recycled paving stones and much more. 

  • We only supply porcelain paving for recognised manufacturers that are following steps to improve their sustainability impact. 
  • Our porcelain paving is sourced on quality, not cost, meaning we only buy from companies making strides to become eco-friendly. 
  • We recycle our packaging where we can! 
  • Our primary focus is to ensure when we ship and deliver your porcelain tiles; we do so in a way that reduces the carbon footprint as much as possible. 
  • We continue to monitor the environmental status of the companies we work with. 
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Choose Premier Porcelain For Porcelain Tiles Today

At Premier Porcelain, we always look for ways to improve our products and services. One way we do this is by considering the environmental impact of our tiles. We are proud to offer a range of porcelain tiles with minimal environmental impact. 

Contact us today if you’re interested in learning more about our tiles or want to order some for your next project. We would be happy to help! Whether you are searching for bathroom tiles, kitchen splashback, garden patio tiles or any other area of your property, we are the company to choose. 

Having specialised in porcelain paving for several years, we are more than happy with the sustainability and environmentally friendly aspects of our porcelain paving. We are confident they will fit into your home. Order online today for quick and efficient delivery from our team.