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The Popularity of Ceramic Tile is Nothing New

The Popularity of Ceramic Tile is Nothing New

New technologies have been a part of the modern world since humans evolved, but in some cases, technologies of the past are still one of the best options we have today. For example, ceramic tile has been a popular option for thousands of years, yet it still performs the same functions, appeals to the same visual qualities, and stands up to the test of time as good or better than newer products.

Ceramic tiles are almost as old as building itself

Ceramic tiles have been around almost since the first day that humans started to build materials. It’s been a staple in construction in both residential and commercial structures, and even some of the greatest wonders of the world have included ceramic tile.

The history of ceramic tiles

When looking at the entire history of ceramic tile, you’ll see it used in a huge variety of cultures. In fact, it seems to have been created by many different civilizations independently of one another. This is an interesting point, that cultures in Babylon, Persia, Greece, and other areas were all looking for the same benefits of ceramic tiles and came up with them at around the same time. From tiling floors to walls to roofs, current builders, designers, and architects still love these tiles for their incredible look and their durability.

Ceramic tile remains a big part of daily life

In the modern world, ceramic tile is a part of everyday life, whether you know it or not. In fact, many people take these tiles for granted. They don’t even think about the fact that they’re a truly remarkable technological innovation. With incredible colors, unique layouts, and artistic additions, they catch the eye. Even in today’s age of GPS, the internet, and social media, this old technology can transform a space to be so visually stunning that it takes the breath away. And this after 4,000 years of being used!

Find the unique tiles you’re looking for

At Mission Tile West, we are in awe of the long-lasting presence of ceramic tile. We love it for its beauty, its ability to stun, and its ability to completely transform not just a room but an entire home. Whether you’re looking for tile for your home or your business, for your fireplace or your stairs, we can help.

In fact, we have a team of in-house designers who have the experience you need to take your project from just an idea to a true representation of your dreams. Whether you’re experienced or not, our designers can work with you to find exactly what you’re looking for. We are very familiar with historical styles, modern styles, personal styles, and finding the unique combination that works perfect for you. Reach out to Mission Tile West by phone at 626-799-4595 or visit one of our three showrooms.