Need to Know: Large Format Porcelain

One of the most buzzed about products to hit the countertop market in the last couple of years is large format porcelain tile. Composed of clays and minerals fired at very higher temperatures, porcelain is a durable surface and is on the rise for use in kitchens and bathrooms.

Companies such as Neolith and Florim have come out with stunning surfaces, with patterns that look almost identical to marble. Metropolitan has been fabricating full height backsplashes and full height fireplaces with large format porcelain, creating unique and beautiful spaces.

Product Characteristics

  • Heat  & scratch resistant
  • Resistant to ice & freezing
  • Suitable for heavy traffic
  • Easy to clean
  • Hygienic – does not release harmful substances
  • Waterproof & liquid resistant
  • Slabs come in large sizes

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