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  For thousands of years, discerning builders have chosen tile for their projects due to its many benefits. Tiles longevity and sustainable beauty are a big reason why it is the most attractive design option of all competitive surface coverings. Durability is the first step towards sustainability. All environmental burdens of a product are reduced if it only has to be installed once.

How Long Can Tile Last?

200 Years...
Tile installed in England 1800AD




4,500 Years...
Tile from the step pyramid of
Djoser, Saqqara, Egypt, 2650 BC

  Modern-Day Durability

Few would argue that tile can last a long time. To maintain these high expectations, products and industry-accepted practices are the result of the most stringent specifications and evaluation criteria of all surface covering industries.

Build it once, build it right! For ultimate durability, refer to the TCA Handbook for ceramic tile installation, offering over 100 industry accepted installation techniques.

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