At Ptoral we recommend porcelain tile.
Porcelain stoneware applied on floors is characterised by its hardness and resistance, with a very low water absorption, 0.5%, which is a breakthrough in terms of ceramic material.
There are two types of porcelain stoneware:
Technical or compact porcelain stoneware: It is more similar to a stone, it is a homogeneous mass.
Glazed porcelain stoneware: As its name suggests, it has a vitrified glaze and its finishes imitate wood, metal, natural stone…
With porcelain stoneware, underfloor heating can be installed without any problem.
If you would like to find out more about underfloor heating, visit our blog entry.