Tagged: Porcelain Tiles
When all you want to do is choose a wall tile that you like the look of, it can be frustrating to be bombarded with technical detail about the tiles. But if those beautiful-looking...
Ceramic and porcelain tiles are widely used in our homes in kitchens, bathrooms, conservatories and other rooms, and the laying of these tiles on either floors or walls can often be tackled as a DIY job. Laying straight lines of tiles is a relatively easy job as is making straight cuts in the tiles, but rooms are rarely perfectly square around the edges and it is the finish around the edges that is the most difficult to get right.
We are probably all familiar with inkjet printers and their many uses from printing paperwork, children’s homework, photos, our own greetings cards etc. but industrial strength versions are also now being used to print designs on ceramic tiles with specially formulated inks. This opens up a whole new world of design possibilities in our homes with a range of new decorative effects from established ceramic tile manufacturers and also from smaller companies who will print your own designs onto ceramic tiles.
Bathroom tiling is often seen as a just a practical choice when designing and building a bathroom. It’s a wet environment, so of course it’s better to have the water stopping power of tile, which won’t mold or allow water to seep through into the main floorboards. Furthermore, tile is easy to clean and can be mopped up. Moreover, it allows water to evaporate more easily, which can help to reduce moisture damaged in the rest of the room. Without a doubt, it’s the best possible material for a bathroom. However, many people don’t think about how much color and style they can add to their home with the skillful use of tiling. […]