Porcelain tile is a ceramic tile that is fired at a higher temperature which causes it to be more dense, less porous and shows better wear characteristics. It is a low maintenance material that is easy to clean and resistant to staining. They can be either glazed or unglazed with a wide range of designs and textures. Designs can range from stone, fabric and wood looks. Porcelain tile can be used in heavy trafficked areas and water areas such as bathrooms and porches.