While it is true the higher the PEI rating, the greater the wear-resistance of the tile, the PEI floor rating is not the only factor that should be taken into account when choosing a tile. Tile flooring is rated not only on its ability to withstand water penetration and resistance to abrasion but also on its aesthetic qualities. Both visual and structural characteristics are equally important in the process of choosing a type of tile for your project.

A quality tile flooring with a tough presence and an impressive appearance can only be possible if the following factors are considered while choosing tile flooring:

Of these factors, the three most important are the PEI rating, the water absorption, and the glaze hardness (Mohs scratch test). Additionally, one should observe

Looking into these factors will prevent your tile flooring project from being complicated by errors during installation and provide you with a stable, good looking floor.