Dallas, TX – June 28, 2021 – According to a recent member survey conducted by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), the number of bathroom remodels substantially increased during 2020. Bathrooms have now hit the 82% mark alongside kitchens in response to the survey question, “What kinds of remodeling projects does your company frequently perform.” The answer is great news for the tile industry.
“Tile is the very best option for waterproof needs,” said Patrick Warren, vice president of residential sales, dealer, and showrooms for Dal-Tile Corporation. “100% waterproof, tile has been, is, and always will be the preeminent flooring product for wet areas such as bathrooms and kitchens.”
“Tile is also a solid solution for consumers in today’s ‘germ-aware’ world,” continued Warren. “The same non-porous surface that makes tile waterproof also makes it easy to clean and a perfect material to meet the new heightened demand for cleanliness. Because tile is hard and impervious, it is innately resistant to the growth of bacteria, mold, and mildew.”
“Taking the already superior protection of tile to the next level is Daltile’s DEFEND powered by Microban collection launched in April,” concluded Warren. “Daltile’s DEFEND is a distinct product line of high-performance tile featuring Microban technology that continuously eliminates up to 99% of bacteria on the tile surface.”