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Tile in West Chicago, IL

West Chicago is a city of about 27,000 people located in DuPage County. It's home to the Kline Creek Farm, an 1890s living history farm. Winters here in northern Illinois can be tough. Snow, ice, and blustery winds are commonplace each winter season. If your family tracks salt and ice melt into your home, this can ruin certain areas of your flooring over a period of years. If you're contemplating replacement flooring, call us! We can help. Over 20 years of experience has taught us what works and what doesn't.

Fascinating information

  • Ceramic styles are finished with a durable glaze, while porcelain is made from a dust-pressed method. Glazed porcelain is fantastic for all sorts of foot traffic because of their density and lower water absorption rate.
  • 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.
  • 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.

What are the benefits to this type of 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 pieces can be replaced fairly easily