Vitrified floor tiles, Glazed ceramic tiles and porcelain tiles are popular flooring options for home. However each of these three has certain USPs and features that make them the best choice for different areas of your home or commercial projects. We explore the various features and benefits of glazed ceramic tiles, vitrified floor tiles and Porcelain tiles so you can make the best decision from AGL Tiles Grestek Slimgres, AGL Tiles Glazed vitrified tiles or AGL Tiles Ceramic Wall Tiles. Read on to know more.

What are vitrified floor tiles?


A popular alternative to marble and granite flooring, Vitrified floor tiles are essentially ceramic tiles that undergo the vitrification process. Thus, these tiles have very low porosity (approx.< 0.5.%)


What are the benefits of vitrified tiles?

Long lasting shine:

Vitrified tiles retain their sheen in-spite of heavy wear and tear which makes them great choice for your living room or commercial project.


Easy Maintenance:

Unlike natural stone flooring, Vitrified Tiles are unaffected by grime, dirt and dust. These retain their glossy sheen and are durable.


Wide Range of Design/ Colors:

Vitrified tiles are available in wide range of designs, patterns and sizes like the AGL Tiles JUMBO (1000 x 1000mm) and AGL Tiles IMPERIO (800 x 800mm). AGL Tiles also offers vitrified tiles in natural stone-like look as also contemporary minimalist designs.


What are glazed ceramic tiles?

The versatile glazed ceramic floor tiles are made of sand and natural clay. Ceramic tiles are affordable, have low porosity, and available in a variety of designs and textures. Glazed ceramic tiles like the AGL Tiles Ceramic Wall Tiles are popular for residential projects and ideal as wall tiles for kitchen and bathrooms as they are too slippery and prone to cracking easily.


Benefits of ceramic tiles:


Glazed ceramic tiles have a liquid glass coating on them which makes them strong, durable and gives low-porosity. They are easy to clean, durable and available in a wide variety of colors and designs.



Glazed Tiles are an affordable option compared to vitrified tiles or natural stone flooring like marble. Digital printing technology makes it possible to have unlimited designs and patterns that imitate the natural and earthen look of natural stone.


Slip and Stain Resistant:

These are,

  • Stain resistant
  • Scratch resistant
  • Fire-resistant
  • Fade resistant to direct sunlight
  • Slip-resistant 

What are Porcelain Tiles?

These full-body ceramic tiles are denser with higher MOH’s scale rating and have very low porosity (approx.


What are the benefits of porcelain tiles?


Low porosity:

Because of their low porosity and natural stain-resistance, porcelain tiles are durable and easy to maintain. Glazed porcelain tiles have good abrasion resistance and resistant-to-moisture which makes them an excellent choice for kitchen and bathrooms.


Toughest flooring options:

With a high MOH scale rating, porcelain floor tiles are hard and dense thus making them perfect for both residential and commercial projects. However this also makes them heavy and expensive in installation.


Easy to maintain:

Porcelain floor tiles are easy to maintain as they are scratch resistant and slip-resistant. It does not support bacteria growth. These can withstand wear and tear because it carries color and pattern throughout the tile layer unlike ceramic tiles, which carry color and pattern only on the top layer.