Tile flooring installation in a modern San Antonio home

Porcelain & ceramic tile FAQs

Tile flooring offers a versatility that means you can meet nearly every requirement and preference you have for your floors with ease. Here are answers to some of our most recently asked questions about the materials.

Is tile flooring waterproof?

You'll find excellent water resistance in tile floors, but for high-moisture areas, such as showers, basements, or pools, you?ll want to consult the manufacturer?s recommendations for these areas. Some tiles are better suited for these areas than others, and you want to make sure you?re choosing the best one.

Can you use tile for stairs?

If you want to use tile for stairs, some essential requirements need to be met. For instance, you should install on top of concrete stairs, as wood stairs cannot handle the combined weight of the tile, mortar, and grout.

Where can tile be installed?

Almost every space is a good placement for tile flooring, including outdoor and indoor applications. They are exceptionally durable, water-resistant, hard to stain, crack, or chip, and have a lifespan that can exceed 50 years or more with proper maintenance. Be sure to ask your flooring specialist about specific location requirements and attributes.

Can you refinish floor tile?

You might be familiar with the term "refinishing" as it applies to hardwood and wonder if that's possible for your tile floors. The word is "reglazing" and is best performed when the tile has lost its beautiful high-gloss appeal. It?s a time-consuming process, but professional tile installers can handle the process with ease.

When you need tile flooring

CW Floors is a tile store in Rockwall, TX, with extensive material options for your tile requirements. From our showrooms in San Antonio & Rockwall, TX, we cater to the residents of San Antonio, Denton, Rockwall, Dallas, and Fort Worth and invite you to visit us whenever you're in the area.