Ceramics and stones are cold and hard to walk on; LVTs are warm and soft. Ceramics and stones can chip, crack, shatter easily; LVTs will not. Ceramics and stones require the use backer board, mortar, wet saw grout to install; LVTs require only a straight edge, a utility knife, and an adhesive to install. With our Anti-slip and click products, you could stay in the room right after finishing installation. A damaged piece of ceramics or stones is very difficult to remove and replace; A damaged piece of LVTs can be easily removed and replaced with a new one.