The need for an insanely durable, low-maintenance, anti-slip floor—that, by the way, also happens to be beautiful—is universal to any high-traffic public space. Equally universal is the variety of products designed to meet this demand can be overwhelming. To help you efficiently cut through all of the options, this collection contains several natural stones that would fit the demanding requirements. Porcelain versions of those naturally tough materials employ different techniques to achieve that look. These differences are what drive variations in price and claimed strength. Compare glazed and unglazed options (the one you prefer might surprise you!). Also note the differences among glazed body match, glazed through body and glazed double load and how they affect price and performance. This will help you zero in on the ideal material—minus the guesswork.