Jillian Tillman Tile Ideas September 01st, 2018 - 20:54:39
While floor tile ideas are usually remembered for decoration purposes, they are also useful in tasks which aim at protecting the floors covering every part of the house or building for that matter. The installation of these items must be done by professionals to avoid possibilities of breakage that can mean wasted money and time on your part. Moreover, the quality of the tiles also matters. High-end ones are sure to serve their purpose for a long time.
Another area that you can add some tile work to is the countertop. By adding tile here as well as the walls and floor, you can achieve a room that looks elegant and well put together. Choose tile in complementary colors, but vary the textures and the sizes of the tiles to please the eye and to add different layers.
If you decide to use white tiles, you can add some color by incorporating colored tiles at random in between the white ones or you can use the colored tiles to make a border. This will keep your bathroom from looking dull. You can use colored tiles of a single color or several colors according to your imagination. Tiles with patterns can also be used in between plain colored tiles or as borders.
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.
The base in your bedrooms might need to look as warm as your living room flooring specifically when you are inviting guests for a sleep over. If you want to achieve another look for your bedroom, installation of natural stone tiles is something you must try. These materials are soothing to the eyes and they bring about an atmosphere of relaxation. Do you have a bathroom in your bedroom? You can break away from the natural stones and invest on colourful and detailed tiles for your bathroom. Keep in mind, to choose those that are non-slippery tiles to avoid accidents while you are taking a bath. Soap suds on bathroom flooring can cause slips; thus, ensure your bathroom tiles are easy to clean.
Every bathroom is different and will have different tile laying challenges. You can get thousands of tile ideas from searching through pictures on the Internet or from the countless home improvement books and magazines.