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Tile in Elgin, IL

Elgin is a city of about 110,000 people located in the northern part of Illinois. Although one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in Illinois, Elgin still retains some of the natural beauty and habitat diversity that first brought settlers to this area.

Universal Carpet has installed many different types of flooring materials in homes and commercial settings in this area, and this includes tile flooring. Tile has quickly become one of the most popular flooring options because it's easy to install, and it's very affordable. Quite often, this is the material commercial property managers who need to add new flooring in apartments, hotels, condos, or town homes opt for.

Fascinating facts about tile

  • It is possible to install warming coils underneath most ceramic or porcelain flooring.
  • No need to add a sealer on glazed ceramic tiles as they're already stain-proof.
  • Ceramic styles are finished with a durable glaze, while porcelain is made from a dust-pressed method. Glazed porcelain tiles are fantastic for all sorts of foot traffic because of their density and lower water absorption rate.
  • Neither ceramic nor porcelain crack under usual wear and tear.
  • Lemon juice can be used to clean this flooring, which will give it a fresh, clean, sparkling appearance.

Why tile is a preferred flooring

  • They're easy to care for and maintain
  • No special cleaning solutions are needed for vinyl or ceramic tiles
  • They're resistant to staining
  • Spills are easily cleaned up
  • They're moisture resistant
  • Installation is not complex
  • Damaged tiles can be replaced fairly easily

Call us if you're considering repairing, replacing or adding tile flooring

If you're currently looking to repair or replace your tile flooring, please call us. We can help. We're Universal Carpet, Inc.