Choosing bathroom tiles

Friday, November 7th 2014. | Bathroom

Choosing Bathroom Tiles

Choosing the bathroom tile is one of the most important things in providing a good look to the house. People do not pay much attention to the design of the tile and the main purpose of having the tile in the first place. The benefit of having tiles in the bathroom apart from beauty is the fact that they are water resistant and provide better hygiene.

 

Bathroom wall coverings

 

The first place you have to consider is the place of application. The tiles do not need to be put in each corner of the room. A few places would suffice in order to provide that elegant look. The most important places to put the tiles are where the surface comes into contact a lot with water. Places such as the shower area, bath tubs and sink surrounding have to be placed with tiles even in the walls, and in general the whole bathroom floor.

 

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The next thing is to consider the design and style of the tile. There are many tiles out there in the market and all have a suitable place of being placed. There are some tiles that cannot be placed on the floor since it would not look appropriate. Modern bathrooms prefer glass tiles to provide the contemporary finish.

Popular material for bathroom walls and floors

Popular material for bathroom walls and floors

The size of the bathroom tiles and how they should be arranged should be the next thing. Larger tiles are the best to cover a wide area since only less of them are required to cover a wide area. Smaller tiles would be effective for smaller areas of contact such as around the sink. Placing rectangular tiles make the bathroom look bigger while a diamond shape provides depth and focus.

Bathroom wall material options

Bathroom wall material options

 

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Another thing to consider is the material and color of the tile to be used. Tiles are made of very many materials including ceramic, glass, pebbles and many more. Thus, it would be best to take your time and consider the best tile to use in the bathroom. A mix of some tiles would also occur. Ceramic tiles are good for flooring while glass tiles are good in walls. The color should also be bright or a mix of dark and bright.

 

Bathroom wall material options

Bathroom wall material options

 

 

 

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