What is the difference between floor tiles and wall tiles?

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Whether it is the decoration of the ground or the decoration of the wall, for the whole decoration house is a relatively important step. The materials used for the decoration of the floor decoration wall are different. If people is not clear about the difference between floor tiles and wall tiles, they do not know how to identify when purchasing. After knowing it, people also need to know which floor tiles and wall tiles are expensive.

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What is the difference between floor tiles and wall tiles?            

1. Use: Wall tiles and floor tiles are used for indoor decoration, both play a role of protection and beautification. Differentially speaking, interior wall tiles decorate the interior wall to avoid damage, water splash or pollution; floor tiles are also called floor tiles, which are mainly used to decorate the floor and create a bright living environment.            


2. Process characteristics: Wall tiles are mostly glazed tiles, which are composed of three parts: body, bottom glaze and surface glaze. Floor tiles are fired from clay with various specifications. According to the material, it can be divided into glazed tiles, through-body tiles (anti-slip tiles), polished tiles, vitrified tiles, etc.            


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3. Water absorption: Speaking from the physical characteristics, wall tiles belong to pottery, floor tiles are usually ceramic products. The two are very different. This difference can be reflected in the selection of clay ingredients to the firing process. 

The water absorption of wall tiles is about 10%, which is several times higher than that of floor tiles with only 1% water absorption. The floor of bathroom and kitchen should be paved with floor tiles with low water absorption, because the floor will be washed with a large amount of clean water frequently, so that the tiles cannot be affected by water vapor and do not absorb stains. 

Wall tiles are glazed pottery, water content is relatively high, its back is generally rough, which is also conducive to the adhesive wall tiles stick to the wall.Floor tiles are not easy to stick firmly on the wall, wall tiles used on the ground will absorb too much water and become difficult to clean, visible walls, floor tiles cannot be mixed.            

4. Variety style: Floor tile has various styles, but the color pattern is relatively simple, while the wall tile pattern is rich, fine, and some have also produced concave-convex texture, can create artistic effects with different styles.Floor tiles are usually square, with large sizes. The commonly used sizes are 600X600mm, 800X800mm, 1000X1000mm, etc. The inner wall tiles are rectangular and square, but the sizes are relatively small, with specifications of 100X100mm, 50X100mm, etc.            


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Which is expensive for floor tiles or wall tiles? 

From the price analysis, the price of dark color glaze is slightly higher than that of light color glaze.The price of imported colored glazed tiles is higher than that of domestic ones, ranging from 100 to more than 200 yuan per square meter. Ceramic tiles have different sizes and prices, and the same variety is produced by different manufacturers and the prices are different. The price of domestic brands of high-grade tiles is between 70 and 250 yuan per square meter; the price of middle-grade tiles is between 50 and 150 yuan; the price of low-grade tiles is between 20 and 50 yuan, basically 1 yuan per piece.The surface of such tiles is also smooth, but due to some quality problems, consumers cannot use them for a long time.           

After reading the difference between floor tiles and wall tiles introduced to you in the above text, people found that the difference between the two is also relatively large, and it is easy to make a distinction. However, no matter what kind of products are purchased, it is necessary to find a reputable manufacturer, so that people can rest assured when using the floor tiles and wall tiles, which is expensive, the price can not be said, quality.The quantity and price are different.                 

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