Porcelain Floor Tile

Porcelain tiles are very durable and long lasting, creating beauty in your home (or even outside) for years to come. They’re also available in a large variety of colors, shapes, textures and sizes, easily mimicking other materials while retaining easy-to-care-for properties.

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Porcelain Flooring Is Versatile and Durable

Made from heated, refined clay, porcelain tile is one of the most durable tile materials. It is the most resistant to breaks from drops and damage suffered in high-traffic areas (we’re looking at you, pet owners). From wood look to stone look and mosaics to hexagons, porcelain tile can be classic and timeless or trendy and modern. Whichever style you choose, know with confidence that your porcelain tile floor will stand up to the test of time. We know picking the right tile can be a daunting task, so we’re here to answer your questions and make sure you pick out a tile that you’re going to love for many years to come.


Dark Grey Ceramic Shower Tile

Whether your tastes tend toward the neutral or the bold, find the perfect color of porcelain tile at The Tile Shop. When you shop, you’ll find white, black, grey, blue, red and almost any color you could want. To really make a splash, choose a colorful patterned tile that creates beautiful, intricate designs on your floors or walls.


Rustic bathroom with wood look, hexagon floor tile.

Large-format squares and rectangles, planks, penny rounds, hexagons, mosaics, chevrons—the selection of shapes is larger than ever. Browse through our wide variety and begin to imagine the possibilities of designing with tile.

Faux Finish

Dog washing station with white subway tile and grey concrete-look floor tile.
Contemporary bathroom with black textured tile on floor.
Industrial loft with wood-look tile and brick.

Using natural materials in your home can require extra maintenance. Get the same high-end look of wood, marble, travertine, slate or cement with porcelain tile. Your guests won’t know the difference, but you’ll appreciate how easy it is to care for.


Dining room with artistic, patchwork tiled floor.

Even if you’re working with simple square or rectangular tile, there are countless ways to arrange your tile to give it a different look and feel. Herringbone, diagonal lay, straight lay, basket weave, brick and hopscotch are just a few of the interesting patterns you can create to amp up your design.


Laundry area with brown and ivory textured floor tile.
mosaic floor tile hex black white bathroom
Patterned tile on bathroom floor.

Whether it’s a subtle grain, a non-slip surface or a 3-D geometric pattern, texture can enhance your tile design in many different ways. Non-slip textured tiles are practical for use on mudroom and entryway floors that are prone to get wet or muddy, perfect for busy households.


White and Grey Marble Tile Vignette
Bathroom with dark grey, marble floor.

Tiles can be finished any number of ways, and it’s important to know what you want and how to care for it. A rectified tile has a perfectly smooth 90° cut corner, while a pressed tile is one that is first pressed in a machine and then baked so the edges are not quite as sharp. Most porcelain floor tiles are glazed meaning they have some sort of finish or coating on them to give them a certain look. Unglazed tiles are just a baked clay surface and should be sealed.

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