|Since 1955 Linoleum City has proudly provided floor covering to the
Portland Metro Area
Located On Martin
Luther King Jr. BLVD
6 Blocks South of
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:30 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Since early civilization, tile has been used by builders for its durability,
practicality and beauty. Today, tile still embodies these functional and
aesthetic properties. Whether it is an old world charm you are looking for or
a post-modern look and feel, designing with tile offers endless possibilities.
Ceramic tile is made from clay which is baked at very
high temperatures, resulting in an attractive and very
hard surface. Ceramic tile is a varied material, some
types glazed with a layer of liquid glass, others left
untreated for a more natural, rustic appeal
Porcelain tile is a ceramic tile that is generally made by the dust
pressed method from a composition which results in a tile that is
dense, impervious, fine grained and smooth, with a sharply
formed face. Porcelain tile is available in mat, unglazed or a high
polished finish. Water absorption: ASTM C373. Manufactured in
various thickness and sizes.
A glazed or unglazed tile made by the extrusion process
from natural clay or shale. This tile is most common in the
dark red shades; however, shades of brown and gray are
Pre-manufactured consisting of marble or
granite chips in a portland cement or epoxy
matrix in various thickness and sizes.
Granite, from igneous rock, is a very hard, crystalline, and
primarily composed of feldspar, quartz accompanied by one or
more dark minerals. It is visibly homogeneous in texture.
Slate is a fine-grained rock that can easily be split into thin,
durable sheets. It consists mainly of grains of mica and quartz,
plus smaller amounts of chlorite, hematite, and other minerals.
Most slate is grey to black in colour, but the rock may be red
or purple, depending on its mineral content.
Travertine is limestone that has been formed over a long period of
time. The product is porous with many visible holes. It is available in
colours ranging from ivory to golden brown. The holes and cavities
may be filled with matching portland cement, coloured epoxy, or