What is porcelain stoneware?
Gres porcelain stoneware is a ceramic with a compact, hard, colored and non-porous body. "Gres" means that the mass of the tile is extremely vitrified and consequently compact. The composition of the material is the reason for its exceptional strength.
What damages porcelain stoneware?
Daily cleaning may damage gres porcelain, creating spots, stains and irreparable damage.
This could be caused by using detergents that are not suitable for cleaning gres, products that leave residue and waxy substances on the flooring.
Porcelain stoneware or ceramics?
Porcelain stoneware is more resistant to blows and scratches than ceramics, which is more delicate and more subject to breakage.
Porcelain stoneware or laminate?
Both materials have important and competitive characteristics and are quite similar to each other.
While laminate faithfully reproduces the texture of different woods and is more natural and warmer, gres characteristically remains cool, is more elegant and fits to be easily laid ensuring extreme durability.
Porcelain stoneware or parquet?
Porcelain stoneware, unlike parquet, guarantees long-term hardness. The composition of the ceramic is very compact and, therefore, resistant whereas wood suffers a lot from wear and tear and needs periodic maintenance with specific oils and waxes.
How resistant is porcelain stoneware?
Porcelein stoneware is waterproof and easy to maintain. It also resists scratches, impacts and fire.
This material resists foot traffic very well and does not scratch even when hit by another compact material. It is immune to abrasion and contact wear even when repeated. This material is suitable for both indoor and outdoor settings.