Kitchen floor tiles

1. What is Floor Tile?

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Floor Tiles is made from cement or concrete and manufactured in various thicknesses and shapes. It comes in both glazed and unglazed form. Its color and appearance of tiles are carefully controlled during the manufacturing process. It is not likely to absorb moisture and hence do not crack easily. Ceramic floor tiles are in trend nowadays, for interior décor, as it gives a beautiful effect to the room. Different types of floor tiles vary in cost and size. Tiles nowadays are manufactured keeping in mind the requirements of space usage, traffic, and footfalls. For example, for outdoors designed with the properties like anti-skid, anti-bacteria, easy maintenance and non-fade. 

2. Characteristics of Floor Tiles

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  • • Floor Tile is non-porous or non-absorbent in nature
  • • It is more suitable for harsh applications
  • • It plays an important role in interior decoration
  • • Requires less maintenance
  • • Easy installation

3. What is Marble?

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Marble is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock. Marble flooring is a very high class and commonly used in posh homes, restaurants, hotels, temples, churches, mosques, etc. The slabs of marble at AGL are square or rectangular, and their thickness is 3025 X 1225mm. Marble surface is porous tends to be slippery when used in bathrooms.

Marble is the best choice for indoor areas like halls, and bedrooms as a symbol of luxury and opulence and its beautiful natural look add to the aesthetic appeal.

Composite Marble has the ability to add a charm to your living space. Elegant and classy, they are durable as well which is why architects usually prefer them to have them installed in the residential and commercial projects.

4. Characteristics of Marble

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  • • Marble is very durable.
  • • It is used in high traffic areas.
  • • It has a smooth and glazed finish which gives luminous shine.
  • • It is scratch-resistant and fire-resistant.
  • • It is very easy to clean marble flooring.
  • • It is eco-friendly.

Key Differences


Floor Tile

Marble is a natural stone

Tile is made of clay and then polished

Cost of marble is expensive

Cost of floor tile is affordable

Marble is primarily used on floors

Tile is especially used to cover roofs, floors, and walls, outdoors

Marble is porous and easy to get stains

Tile is stain resistant

Marble is difficult to load and is less heavier to install

Floor Tile is easier to load and install

Marble installation is difficult and long

Floor Tile installation is shorter and easier

Wastage is more in Marble

Wastage is less in Tiles

Marble is not suitable for cold climate

Tile is suitable for all climate

Marble is difficult to clean and maintain

Tile is easier to clean and maintain



Both Marble Floor and Floor Tile are used as flooring solutions in residential and commercial areas. The people who are looking forward to a cost-effective solution should opt for Floor Tile flooring option.

Floor Tile or Marble whatever your choice is, AGL Tiles has everything.