Digital tiles are perfect solution for interiors and light movement areas
For office spaces matt digital tiles are ideal choice says Prafulla Gattani, Executive Director, AGL Global Trade Pvt Ltd.
When it comes to selection and utilization of tiles in commercial establishments vs residential establishments, how does it differ?
When it comes to commercial establishments there is often more than just the floor space to consider. They prefer tiles which are high on surface hardness and durability, easy to maintain, scratch resistant, large format. Matt or Satin finish with anti-skid features are preferred for commercial establishments. Double Charged Tiles from Asian Granito is idea product that is in vogue in the domestic market. These are stronger than granite in almost every aspect and hence find greater acceptability. Porcelain tiles, vitrified floor tiles, and glazed ceramic tiles; all are the most preferred tiling options. However, each one of them have unique properties that make them different from others. In residential projects softer prints with glossy finish, lighter shades and marble prints is preferred. Customers prefer floor tiles with anti-bacterial, stain resistance and chemical resistance properties that can withstand day-today wear and tear and yet maintain its shine and look swanky for many years.
What kind of tiles are best suited for colonial buildings and heritage structure ?
For colonial building and heritage structure mostly stone finish, wood finish and rustic finish tiles are best suited for the flooring solution in the exteriors. For interiors marble finish and porcelain tiles are recommended for such areas.
What are some of the scenarios wherein you would advise a client to utilize digital tiles?
Digital tiles are perfect solution for interiors and movement areas. For offices matt digital tiles are ideal choice. The PEI 5 compliant Tuff Guard tiles from Asian Granito offer the most durable and attractive floor solutions. Powered by Hi-Tech Tough Guard Digital technology, it provides astonishing endurance, high resistance to abrasion and tiles that are stain-free and scratch-free to help retain the premium elegant look of the floor even after many years.
What kind of tiles are most suitable for commercial complexes and malls?
Double charge tiles are the best suited for commercials complexes and malls. These are stronger than granite in almost every aspect and hence find greater acceptability. 16 mm thickness with matt finish digital tiles are also preferred for such places.
What are some of the star products in your product portfolio?
Asian Granito offers wide range of products to choose for all the class of consumers including, GVT, ceramic floor, digital wall, vitrified, parking, porcelain, glazed vitrified, outdoor, engineered marble & Quartz and bathware. Customers can choose their preferred products according to their budget. Pricing of AGL products are very competitive and falls in the mid to mid premium segment. Among premium offerings, Quartz has emerged as the latest trend for all kind of counter tops & wall surface and its demand is growing across the World on account of aesthetics, durability, strength, variety and less wastage or damage compared to natural marble. MarbleX, Special Effect Wall Tiles, Tuff Guard Tiles, Double Charged are some of the other star products of Asian Granito.