Porcelain vs Natural Stone – Which Is Better?

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The beauty of natural stone as a flooring material in undeniable. However through advanced manufacturing techniques & due to its superb durability and technical properties, porcelain is a far better material to use in external & internal spaces. View our porcelain paving ranges here.

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Benefits Of Porcelain vs Natural Stone

Unlike natural stone, porcelain is a very dense material, which requires minimal maintenance. Furthermore, it is frost proof, stain and acid resistant and anti-slip. As we source our porcelain tiles from some of Europes leading manufacturers using the latest manufacturing technologies our porcelain tiles are almost indistinguishable from natural stone but with all the added durability benefits of porcelain.

The nature of porcelain tiles means, unlike natural stone, they are moisture resistant, which means they are not only frost proof, but very easy to clean. Hot soapy water will generally remove most organic matter that settles on external tiles.

Installing Porcelain Tiles

Outdoor (& Indoor) porcelain tiles are very simple to install. You have the benefit of a number of different install methods, and the option to create seamless or co-ordinating spaces. To view our brief guide to installing porcelain tiles or the key things to consider before purchasing porcelain tiles please see the links below.

Installing Porcelain Paving

Key Things To Consider

Environmental Considerations

Our porcelain tiles are made from natural materials, our suppliers uphold the highest environmental standards, for example, recycling waste back into the manufacture process. Furthermore, porcelain, unlike natural stone, has no additional resins. Porcelain is the perfect choice in so many ways – its environmental footprint & durability, its multi-space usage and its outstanding aesthetic value means that porcelain is far superior to natural stone.

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Why Choose Premier Porcelain for Your Porcelain Paving?

We are not just another porcelain paving or porcelain tile supplier, here at Premier Porcelain we have over 20 years technical knowledge of porcelain and ceramic tiles. From production to product development through to vast experience of sourcing porcelain tiles for major UK projects. We know our products, we know our suppliers and we fully understand the technical and manufacturing aspects of production. We only offer to you, our customers, the very best quality and value porcelain paving.

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