Fine porcelain stoneware is a compact, resistant ceramic, made of fine mixture of clay, minerals, and other natural materials particularly kaolinTheir manufacture involves a process of heating in high temperatures and compressing them again and again resulting in a dense and durable tile that exhibits various advantageous properties. This product’s excellent technical characteristics and appearance have made it the most widely used material for indoor and outdoor floor and wall coverings and pavings, in any application context. Here are some key advantages of choosing porcelain tiles:

      1. Durability and Shock-Proof: Porcelain tiles are exceptionally strong and resistant to wear and tear. Their dense composition makes them suitable for high-traffic areas and outdoor use. They can withstand heavy loads and are less likely to crack or chip compared to other flooring materials.
      2. Water Resistance: Porcelain tiles have low water absorption rates, making them highly resistant to water damage. This characteristic makes them ideal for areas prone to moisture, such as bathrooms, kitchens, and outdoor spaces.
      3. Fire Resistance: Porcelain tiles are inherently fire-resistant, providing an added layer of safety in case of fire incidents.
      4. Heat Dissipation: One significant advantage, particularly relevant in hot climates, is their exceptional heat dissipation properties. Unlike some other flooring materials that retain heat on their surface, porcelain tiles allow heat to pass through, keeping the surface cooler and more comfortable underfoot. This unique characteristic proves to be a valuable asset, creating a more enjoyable living experience even amidst scorching temperatures, making them ideal for homes and establishments in hot countries like the Philippines.
      5. Easy Maintenance: Porcelain tiles are effortless to clean and maintain. They don’t require specialized cleaning agents and can be kept looking pristine with regular sweeping and mopping.
      6. Versatility: These tiles come in a wide range of designs, colors, textures, and sizes. They can mimic the appearance of natural stone, wood, or various other materials, allowing for versatile and aesthetically pleasing design options. This allows us to express our individual styles and creativity, as they come in an array of captivating designs, colors, and textures. Whether we seek timeless elegance or contemporary flair, porcelain tiles cater to diverse aesthetic preferences.
      7. Hygienic: Porcelain tiles are non-porous, which means they do not harbor bacteria, allergens, or mold. This quality makes them a healthy choice, particularly for indoor spaces, as they contribute to better indoor air quality. This promotes a stress-free living environment, prioritizing the health and safety of our families and loved ones.
      8. Eco-Friendly: Many porcelain tiles are made from natural materials and can be recycled, reducing environmental impact. Additionally, their long lifespan minimizes the need for frequent replacements, further contributing to align with our commitment to sustainable living and responsible consumer choices.

    The standards define ceramic tiles by means of a series of characteristics and tests performed to ensure compliance with group B1A; as well as confirming classification as porcelain stoneware, the values obtained determine the real quality of the product. Our technical data sheets are readily available by request and can also be seen at the end of our catalogs.

    In summary, acknowledging the significance of the products that surround us daily, especially the surfaces we interact with, prompts us to explore the exceptional advantages of porcelain tiles. By choosing these tiles, we create aesthetically pleasing environments that exudes durability, safety, sustainability, and optimal comfort, even in the hottest of climates. Embracing the advantages of porcelain tiles elevates our living experience and reflects a conscious effort towards a more informed and thoughtful lifestyle.

    If you are interested in discovering more about the remarkable world of porcelain tiles and its numerous benefits, we warmly invite you to get in touch with us! Our team of experts is dedicated to providing comprehensive information and guidance to help you make informed decisions for your surface needs. Whether you are a homeowner seeking to elevate the beauty and functionality of your living spaces or a business owner looking for a durable and aesthetically pleasing flooring solution, our knowledge about porcelain tiles is at your disposal.

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    Galileo opened our doors for the Philippine market more than 20 years ago with a unique and exclusive high end porcelain tile collections manufactured in Italy. Due to the wide product variety, Galileo became a tile fashion Icon for the Filipino Market doing many projects in Metro Manila, Cebu Islands and other regions. Visit our showroom in Mandaluyong City and experience the diversity of our tiles and their applications.