Bathroom Tiles :
Use wall and floor tiles to transform your
Tiles can transform your bathroom into a relaxing or exotic or
romantic place of your own design and choosing. You have a range
of colors, patterns and materials to work with such as marble, stone
Glazed Tiles are the most common. These have a special ceramic
coating that is fired under extreme heat. The glazing becomes hard
and non-porous which in turn gives it the following properties:
Easy to clean - because of the glazing
any dirt or grease won't stick. It is easily cleaned off with a
damp cloth and household detergent or water with a drop of vinegar
Resistant to germs or mould - because
of their non-porous surface.
Won't Scratch - too hard.
You can tile part way up the or tile the full wall depending on
You can mix and match plain colors to create your own design or
interspace a patterned one with colored ones to create a flowing
pattern. An old standard was the checkered effect of black and white
There's also mosaic as well as handmade, hand-molded and hand-painted
tiles which produce a stunning finish.
Granite tile, marble tile, or slate tile are the tiles most commonly
used for bathroom floors but the man-made ceramic tiles are becoming
more popular because of the price. There's a variety of colors,
patterns, sizes, shapes, and textures to choose from. You can get
glazed or unglazed ceramic floor tiles, but be careful here because
tiles with a nice shiny finish may not be abrasive enough and therefore
could be slippy. Always check this before buying and using on the
The only thing wrong with floor tiles in the bathroom is that they
It's much nicer to get out of the bath or shower and step onto a
warm surface...this leads me nicely onto
Electric floor heating turns cold tile floors into warm, welcoming,
pleasing to the feet luxurious surface.
A floor heating roll is about 1/8" thick and is installed in
thin-set cement just underneath the ceramic tile. It is easily installed
is safe and extremely energy-efficient.
Controlled by a thermostat, it will keep your floor at a comfortable
temperature and give you the added bonus of a nice ambient warmth
in the bathroom as well.
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Because of todays technology there's a multitude of colors, patterns,
sizes, shapes, and textures to choose from. This is your special
bathroom that you're creating so choose carefully and make it as
relaxing and comfy a place that you desire it to be.
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