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Fresh Looks for Wall Tile – Product Recommendations from GIO Tile

Porcelain wall tile provides lasting beauty and exceptional performance. It is well-suited to many commercial environments because it ensures many years of worry-free use. You can choose from a vast array of colors, patterns and designs to achieve a unique look and the benefits for commercial spaces are many:

  • Durable and Long Lasting
  • Hygienic and Easy to Clean
  • Stain Proof
  • Fire Proof
  • Fade Resistant
  • Odor Resistant
  • Moisture Resistant 
  • Mold & Fungus Resistant
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Cost Effective

Though any of GIO’s collections can be used for wall applications, we also offer select products created solely for vertical installations:

Retro Wall Tile is glazed ceramic stoneware available in modular sizes, ideal for creating custom patterns on vertical surfaces. With 18 different hues, from versatile neutrals to vibrant colors in bright or matte finishes, Retro wall tile can bring your projects life!

Retro by GIO

Freestyle Wall Tile offers dimensional decoration in a rainbow of cosmopolitan colors. With 10 fashion-forward hues and 22 decorative pieces, you can freely stylize any wall with these glazed ceramic stoneware tiles for a design that is uniquely you.

Freestyle wall tile

Maximus Floor and Wall Tile is a colored body tile with the look of natural travertine, but with the durability of porcelain. Available in 3 natural stone colors with natural, linear detailing, Maximus adds dramatic impact to walls as well as floors.

Maximus floor and wall tile

Linen Floor and Wall Tile is a line of rectified glaze porcelain tiles in 4 linen-look colors and versatile sizes. Add depth and texture to walls with this contemporary collection inspired by the look and feel of crisp, fashion-forward linen.

Linen floor and wall tile

Claystone Floor and Wall Tile is a colored body rectified porcelain tile that’s the epitome of modernity. Sophisticated striations and cool colors create stunning walls in sleek, metropolitan spaces.

Claystone floor and wall tile

GIO is your gateway to beautifully designed, strategically selected collections of floor and wall tile sure to fit your demanding specification requirements and unique style. We look forward to working with you!

 

 

Tile for Floors and Walls: GIO’s Tips on Product Selection

GIO Tips on Product SelectionTile is an excellent surfacing choice for commercial applications. It is extremely durable, easy to maintain and will last for years and years–making it a cost effective and beautiful choice for a number of commercial environments such as retail spaces, restaurants, hotels, offices and hospitals.

Though there are many tiles specifically designed for use in demanding commercial applications, your specifications will vary from space to space. As you develop tile specification requirements for your next project, it’s important to keep a few things in mind:

  • What is the design style of the space? Is this project part of a broader specification for which design style must be consistent?
  • Where will the tile be needed…floors, walls, countertops?
  • If floor tile is required, what amount of foot traffic is expected? Is slip resistance imperative?
  • If wall tile is required, how will the space be utilized?
  • Do you have any green/LEED and/or LCA requirements for the project?
  • Will the tile be subjected to aggressive chemical agents or severe climate conditions?
  • What is the condition of the sub-floor? Is there an existing floor material or tile?
  • Is the area to be covered directly accessed from the street?
  • Will the tiles be exposed to abrasive materials?
  • Is hygiene a prime consideration, such as for food storage and preparation areas, restaurants, hospitals and industrial clean areas?
  • Is underfloor heating an option for the space?
  • Is the installer familiar with installation of the tile type you select?

With the dazzling array of different tile products available, knowing the answers to these questions will help narrow your choices down to the tiles and stone products appropriate to your project.

At GIO, we understand and appreciate your demanding specification requirements and are committed to simplifying the process of specifying tile and stone. We present our products in a clear manner so you can easily identify the looks and technical characteristics you require.