Porcelain tiles are formed from clay that has been pressed under enormous pressure and heat. They have been gaining popularity throughout the United States. Advances in manufacturing equipment allow designers to create more sophisticated tiles giving you many great styles for your kitchen, bath, foyer, sunrooms and great rooms. Green plant processing is growing around the world, making the production of these tiles more environmentally friendly. The beauty of porcelain tiles can also add value to outdoor areas of your home. Whether it is a patio, pool deck or outdoor porch, the porcelain tile will withstand the weather of all four seasons and continue to look great. Reasons to buy: Stain resistant, scratch resistant, fire resistant, frost resistant, slip resistant, will not fade in sun light, hygienic and antiallergenic.