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Whether you’re renovating your walls or your floors, choosing to complete the project with tiles can be both rewarding and confusing. Before you can celebrate a job well done, you’re going to need to make some important decisions, one of which is whether to use glazed tile or unglazed tile.
A finished tile, in its base form, is often referred to as unglazed. Typically, the properties and materials of an unglazed tile, including color and composition, are consistent from surface to surface. Some tiles are designed to stay in their unglazed form and do not undergo a finishing process. Whereas, other unglazed tiles are designed to be glazed through a process whereby a liquid glass coating is applied, allowing for more color and style options.
Both glazed and unglazed tiles have their pros and cons when it comes to projects around the home. Knowing which tile works best for which projects before you start can save you a lot of trouble down the road: