Susanna Reed Tile Ideas July 17th, 2018 - 04:48:47
When coming up with bathroom tiles ideas, you will need to decide first as to which type of tile you want, whether it be ceramic, porcelain, glass or natural stone. You can choose any of the tile types to use in a bathroom installation but you will need to be informed of the implications and characteristics of each tile type to avoid potential failures which are costly and disastrous. Prior to installing your tiles, you will need to evaluate the suitability of the substrate, whether that be the wall or floor and consider if it needs any extra strengthening or waterproofing. The tiles may be too heavy for your wall substrate type, or you may be wanting to use glass tiles which require a different type of adhesive and a professional technique when being fitted to avoid unsightly voids and shadows behind the tiles.
Many times, bathroom tile ideas would are a selection of designs created by people, recommended by architects, or interior designers to complement the usually universal theme of homes to produce premier bathrooms. These tiles can be used to create a back splash, a focal point, to accent a sink or tub, or even to create a beautiful design on the floors and/or walls. Generally, when wanting to create this idea, the color, design, style, shape, and size of the tile will need to be considered. These things will help you to decide on a centralized theme and make coming up with ideas easier. With so many bathroom design ideas offered in the market today, there is bound to be one bathroom tile design that people would want and this is where a bathroom tile idea would originate. These should also be able to complement other bathroom fixtures such as bathroom vanity cabinets, bathroom sink vanity and bathroom wall mirrors.
If we are searching for the truly unique yet innovative design, glass tiles could be the answer. Glass tiles appear in some colours and may look semi-transparent, shimmering, and reflective. In growth to glass, hand decorated tiles also give that unique innovative design. Hand decorating our tiles or having anyone else decorate them to our designations guarantees that our bathroom will display that unique modern "one of a kind" design.
Bathrooms today are not limited in their tile choices to plain white, square, glazed ceramic tiles as they used to be. Today, there are literally thousands of different styles and sizes of bathroom tile ideas and choices. Ceramic is not the only material, either. Tiles are now readily available in travertine, sandstone, or marble just to name a few.
If you like wooden floors, go in for hardwood floors. They look stylish and elegant when combined with accessories like potted plants, mirrors and bathroom rugs. However, they require extensive maintenance. Bamboo flooring is also a good idea. It is cheaper and requires less maintenance though it adds the same natural and cool look to the room.
Not only are there are thousands of different types of tiles, but there are dozens of colors of tile grout. This added versatility means that you could use the same tile on the floor as on the walls, but by changing the color of the grout, you can achieve two completely different effects.