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Glazed Wall Tiles

Most of us may think that all porcelain tiles are the same, however, because of the various manufacturing process, they are also different. The glazed porcelain tile is one of the classic option for most house, but do you actually know the glazed porcelain tile? In this post, the author would let you have a full undertsanding about glazed porcelain by answering a series of questions.

How Long Does Glazed Wall Tile Last?

Generally speaking, the glazed porcelain tile can last 50 years or more.

Do Glazed Wall Tiles Scratch Easily?

As a matter of fact, the glazed porcelain tile still has excellent performance on wear resistance.  It can withstand most of the wear and tear that happens in high-traffic areas. However, it still gets scratched or dull over time. Then, because of the wall installation design, the glazed wall tiles are not easy to scratch.
glazed wall tiles
Glazed Wall Tiles

Are Glazed Tiles Easy to Clean?

The glazed floor tiles and glazed wall tiles are easy to clean, due to the the non-porous and smooth surface.

How Do You Clean Glazed Tiles? 

It is easy to clean glazed porcelain tile. You just need to use the warm-water wash with vinegar at half the strength of the tiles, the stain can be completely removed. After that, wait for ten minutes, you just need to rinse with a clean warm water bath. If you want to learn more knowledge about how to clean porcelain tiles, the author would post the related article to teach you to clean the glazed tiles.

Are Glazed Tiles Waterproof?

The glazed porcelain tile is treated with a glaze before being baked in the kiln, so it contains some water and has a dense structure. Also, thanks to the glaze layer, it can keep the glazed porcelain floor tile and glazed wall tiles away from the water. In some ways, it can be waterproof.
glazed tile flooring
Glazed Tile Flooring

Is Glazed Tile Better Than Unglazed?

It depends on the installation space. For heavy-traffic commercial spaces, unglazed porcelain tile is a better option. Because of the density, chemical resistance, and lack of porosity, the unglazed porcelain tile has higher slip resistance, higher abrasion resistance, and higher impact resistance. In the house, the unglazed porcelain tile is ideally installed in areas with lots of moisture, such as washrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms. 
Then, in the wall and some entertainment areas, the glazed tiles are the ideal option. With the glossy surface, the glazed wall tiles would be the decoration.


Glazed floor tiles and glazed wall tiles are practical solutions for most houses. They not only present a glorious surface but also make an excellent performance in the wear-resistance.
Overland is a manufacturer and supplier of glazed porcelain tile and unglazed ceramic tile, providing a series of great floor and wall tiles.