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Boyden Tiles are based in and around Croydon and are one of the UK’s largest tile distributors for London. Working with both commercial and residential customers we provide high-end tile products and customer service.

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Tile terminology glossary

  • Matt finish tile

    A tile with a non shiny surface which has very little reflection regardless of any lighting.

  • Satin finish tile

    A tile with a slight sheen to it offering a small amount of light reflection at certain angles.

  • Polished finish tile

    A tile which has been mechanically polished with a diamond wheel to give a very high shine. This is different to a glazed tile which also offers a reflection as this is achieved by coating the tile with a glaze on the surface.

  • Shade variation

    Shade variation is a difference in colour or texture from one tile to the next.

  • PTV (Pendulum Test Value)

    A slip resistance test generated by swinging a rubber footed pendulum over the surface of a floor or tile which in turn records the friction or slip resistance. A rating of 36+ is considered as anti-slip, where a value less than 36 are not considered suitable for anti-slip purposes.

  • Rectified tile

    A product that has been through an additional process where the tile is cut after the baking process to produce a clean edge on all sides – ideal for a minimal grout line.