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Hi everyone, are there any other suppliers of Thin Porcelain Tiles? I’m particularly interested in a white porcelain of approx 600mm x 1200. I’ve got some porcel-thin samples but I’m unsure that the tile I have is white enough, my customers says it’s too cream.

Thanks for any replies.

- the tile I had from Porcel-thin was the Paris-white.
 

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List is endless these days.

A friend of mine owns Porcelthin Ray Smith
Have you actually asked Ray what his whitest white is?
And another friend owns Stone Gres Garth Marnoch
 
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I’ve looked at the porcel thin ranges but haven’t asked ‘Ray’ anything as I only just found out who Ray is. :)
 
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The maximum size I can realistically go for is 120 x 60 as anything larger is beyond my capabilities.

When I was looking at porcel-thin, I only needed 30 tiles so not the biggest order in the world.
 

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I’ve looked at the porcel thin ranges but haven’t asked ‘Ray’ anything as I only just found out who Ray is. :)
Ok, we’ll have you not called them and asked them which is their whitest white?
Apologies for not being more specific, I shall remember tho. :D:p
 

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It’s still over 20m2 an order is what it is, everyone is grateful for whatever they can get nowadays with so much competition about.
 
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Cheers gents- customers wants a Matt White.

I’ll ping over an Email to Porcel-Thin in a moment and ask. Budget also comes into play as we have a £2k limit on wall and floor tiles. Floor has been chosen. Getting desperate now as I’m starting the job next month, deposit already paid. I’m the personal shopper :(
 

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So if budget is set and floor tiles are bought, how much is left in kitty.
Finding a matt brilliant white is not so straight forward because of the finish, it’ll absorb light making it appear less brilliant.
 
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Floor tiles are about £600, so wall we have £1400.
It doesn’t have to be a brilliant white, just whiter than the Paris white porcel-thin. Funnily enough I have two samples of the same porcel-thin tile which I got at different times. The first sample is much much whiter.
 
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These are the two tiles. Actually the photo doesn’t show the differnce. Batches have massive variances.

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Oh well, I finally convinced the customer to go for that White porcel-thin only to discover they are out of stock for the next six weeks. If anyone knows of an alternative, I’d love to hear it.
 
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Managed to buy the Porcel thin.

Found a supplier. I made some good savings in the end.

Just need to find a decent supplier of CaPietra Encaustic tiles for the floor.
 
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Sorry I didn’t realise. I’ve edited the post now to make more sense and to abide by the rules.

The pricing thing makes sense:thumbsup:
 
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Thanks, I tried them- they were a bit more expensive than my local shop.
 
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