Buying tiles does not require a degree in tile talk, but is a big bonus if you know some of the associated vocabulary. The tile language can be hard to understand and, for the most part, only the pros can speak the lingo with efficiency. The language can be bewildering to the tile customer. One of the words is “Absorption.”
- While buying tiles doesn’t require a degree in tile talk, it’s a big bonus to know some basic vocabulary.
- Abrasion resistance: A tile’s ability to withstand foot traffic and friction. The PEI rating system used in Australia is a guide to help you determine how well a tile will wear
- Absorption: The amount of moisture a tile absorbs, expressed as a percentage.
“While buying tiles doesn’t require a degree in tile talk, it’s a big bonus to know some basic vocabulary.”