While they can all be used as tile flooring the box is marked with a general classification of one to three; one is appropriate for walls only, while two and three can be used for floors. Then it goes a little deeper, for glazed tile only, with PEI ratings set by the Porcelain and Enamel Institute. These range from C-1 to C-5, broken down by floor types, such as low, medium, or heavy foot traffic. The best classification for residential use is either C-3 or C-4, as it addresses floors of medium to heavy foot traffic. C-5 is marked mainly for commercial use.
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