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NY Design Expert Creates Antimicrobial Porcelain Tile Collection

July 15, 2020

In light of the Covid-19 pandemic that has been devastating communities all over the world, Karen Pearse Global Direct (KPGD) recently launched the Protect Collection, a vast array of antimicrobial porcelain tiles developed with Microban® technology. The tiles, which emulate natural materials such as stone and wood, are resistant to viruses and kill up to 99.9% of bacteria on surfaces using technology that is based on silver ions, which blocks the metabolism of bacteria, thus eliminating it and preventing it from replicating -- a potential game changer for the industry.

Pearse says the Microban® technology is not a temporary fix or afterthought like a coating that would wear away over time; silver ions are infused into the material itself and their efficacy will never deteriorate. Read More >