6Tips for Choosing Wall and Floor Tiles for Your Rooms

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There are so many different types of textures, colors and designs that you can choose from when it comes to tiling. However, not just any tile will work for any room. You have to carefully select the best tiles to use, so as to create the kind of effect that you would like. Here are the top tips for choosing the best tiles for wall and floor tiling.



Tile hardness
When making your selection, it is important that you consider the hardness of the tiles. This is the ability of the tile to withstand scratches as well as foot traffic. You can use Moh’s scale to help you determine this.



For instance, the kind of tiles that you use where there is heavy foot traffic is different from the kind of tiles that you would use where there is light foot traffic. Class V tiles are for heavy traffic areas, such as commercial enterprises, whereas Class I tiles are to be used where there is not much foot traffic; that is, on the walls only.



Slip resistance
If you are installing the tiles where water is going to be used a lot, it is important that you install slip resistant tiles. Tiles can be slippery, and this gets worse when water is introduced in the equation, for instance, in the bathroom. Having slip resistant tiles will reduce cases of accidents happening.


 


Elegant look
If you want to achieve an elegant and luxurious look, then you can install stone floor tiles. This can greatly elevate how your home looks and feels like. You can create a unique and seamless look by installing large tiles, as they are ideal for an interior design look in most homes.


 


Size of the room
If you would like to make a small room look bigger, you can install light colored tiles. These are tiles that are white or beige in color.  This is also a good idea if you have a room which doesn’t get a lot of natural light. Using light colored tiles will help to brighten up the room.


 


Also, using larger sized tiles will help to make a small room appear larger. Using the same kind of tiles on the wall as on the floor will help to create a nice and seamless look and create the illusion of a bigger space.



Small sized tiles can also work for areas such as the toilet, bathroom and kitchen. If you have a big room, then you will have more options to choose from, since you can either go for dark or light colored tiles.



Ambiance
Consider the overall look that you want to achieve in your home. You have to take into consideration the existing interior decoration of your whole house.  The tiles should not be the main focus of the room but they should complement the existing design. For instance, the colors of the tiles should blend well together with your existing color scheme.



Grout
Choose grout of the right color. A grout color that contrasts with that of the tiles will help to emphasize the design of the tiles. Seal the grouted areas, so as to minimize chances of staining.

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    There are so many different types of textures, colors and designs that you can choose from when it comes to tiling. However, not just any tile will work for any room. You have to carefully select the best tiles to use, so as to create the kind of effect that you would like. Here are the top tips for choosing the best tiles for wall and floor tiling. Tile hardnessWhen making your selection, it is important that you consider the hardness of the tiles. This is the ability of the tile to...

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