Your Guide to Porcelain Paving

Homeowners interested in paving areas of their property may not be familiar with porcelain paving. In this video, a presenter answers frequently asked questions about porcelain paving, including what it is and what its advantages are. Simply put, porcelain paving is paving with tiles that are made of porcelain. Unlike traditional material used in paving, porcelain is non-porous. Because of its hardiness, porcelain does not fade over time, like other paved surfaces will.

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This is valuable information for someone thinking about paving and wondering what kind of material will give them the best quality and look over time.

In porcelain paving, the cuts can't be done with the equipment involved in stone tile cutting. Due to its hardness, it needs to be performed with diamond tools. Not every paving worker will have experience with diamond tools, and the presenter in this video says that it takes some time to learn. The aforementioned quality of the material and expertise and tools required to cut it means that it can be expensive, but the price can vary greatly. It's important to communicate with your builder or builders supply store to compare products and get a quote for your project. Another advantage of porcelain in paving is that it doesn't need to be sealed and doesn't stain. These are common questions, as sealing is needed with other materials, and staining is a downside in some cases.