You can bank on ceramic tile giving to great service for generations. Using large format ceramic tiles on the exterior of a building allows for a unique look as well as superior function. Ceramic tiles are moisture, frost, and fire resistant. These heather grey and charcoal grey tiles are welcoming . . . except to mold and mildew! Ceramic tile is hard-fired so it is completely inhospitable to bacteria.
Additionally, North American ceramic tile has the lowest life-cycle cost of of other flooring and facade options. That makes ceramic tile a wise investment.