Category Archives: features and benefits

XA Abrasive Added to List of Green Squared Certified Products

Since the inception of the ANSI A138.1 Green Squared® multi-attribute sustainability standard for tile and related materials, a variety of Metropolitan Ceramics® products have been third party certified. Now Metropolitan Ceramics’ premier added slip resistance quarry tile – XA Abrasive … Continue reading

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Choose the Right Floor for Restaurant Kitchens

Metropolitan Ceramics unglazed quarry tile is specifically designed to take the punishment of demanding areas like restaurant kitchen floors. Here are six reasons Metropolitan quarry tile outworks and outlasts the competition. metroceramics.com

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Quarry Tile vs. Other Floor Finishes

We all know Metropolitan Ceramics quarry tile is durable and long lasting, but did you know that Metropolitan Ceramics has the most favorable life cycle cost? The infographic shown below illustrates how quarry tile stacks up when compared to other … Continue reading

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Slip Resisting Tile from Metropolitan Ceramics

Because they are so smooth, some glazed and porcelain tiles are just not suitable for wet and oily applications. Liquid can get trapped between the foot and the tile which in turn can lead to hydroplaning, slips, and falls. IT’S NO ACCIDENT Metropolitan … Continue reading

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What Sets Quarry Tile Apart?

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Not all Shade Variation Tile is the Same!

We have all seen it, the quarry tile floor that is supposed to have a random color range that creates a not so random pattern after the tile is installed – the result of spraying on a flash. Because the … Continue reading

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