Why You Need To Get Tile Flooring For Your BathroomsLynda Cosentino
The time has finally come. You have decided to redo your particularly old guest bathrooms. Wallpapers that resemble avocado green, carpets that are tufted, and wood paneling are not really in style all that much anymore. These materials are also becoming increasingly rare to find in most modern bathrooms. This is good news as it means you will have more options when it comes to being trendy.
We are pretty sure that while you were searching for inspiration online, you must have come across a lot of examples of really glamorous and beautiful powder rooms which have tile flooring. Tiles are not just restricted to powder rooms, they can also be found in master baths, lavatories, more or less anywhere within the house really. You will also have no doubt been a bit overwhelmed with the sheer amount of options available when it comes to tiles. Well, whatever tile you choose for your bathroom, know that it is easily one of the best materials for your bathrooms. Let us take a closer look and find out exactly why that is the case.
Tile Flooring Benefits
When we are talking about small renovation projects, one of the ways in which you can create a big impact is by using tiles, especially on the floors. Redoing the flooring of any part of your home will make it look like there has been a lot done. The reason why we opt for tile flooring as being the best in terms of return on investment is due to the fact that no other material is of the same quality. No other material can also serve as many purposes as tiles can. It really does not matter what part of the home you are looking to redo, tiles will easily be able to do the job and then some. Tiles have a type of natural beauty to them that is able to offer huge aesthetic improvements to just about any part of your home. Another key thing to mention is that it also can protect your floors really well from moisture and other types of substance that can damage the flooring.
No other flooring material comes close to offering the design options that tiles provide. They are available in a whole host of different textures, colors, materials and sizes. Tiles are easily one of the most decorative materials that are out there today. They are also really functional and a practical choice for homeowners. It is more than capable of handling high-traffic and is therefore the ideal flooring choice for bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms as well. Your design choices are enhanced even further if you make use of a backsplash. The only barrier to design options is quite literally the designer’s imagination. There are so many different options available that you will never run out of ways to use them uniquely.
Very Easy to Clean
When it comes to maintenance, tiles also have the upper hand when compared to other types of flooring material. Just think about it, you will not be able to wet-mop if you have hardwood floors. If you have carpets, you would not be able to sanitize it with bleach. Compared to these types of surfaces, tiles are a breeze to clean. Even if you find yourself in the horrible position of your kids having made a mess in the kitchen, cleaning up the mess simply means sweeping up what has fallen and then just wiping the surface with warm and soapy water. Similarly, if your dog takes a dump in your house, cleaning it up and then sanitizing it, is not too difficult a task. So, we can say that tiles are also good for your pets.
Very Easy to Repair and to Maintain
Make sure that you use a grout that is of sufficient quality and also a good sealant. If you do these two things, maintaining most types of tile floors will require very little effort on your part. Grout of the higher quality is more than able to prevent water from leaching underneath the tiles and then causing a lot of damage. On top of those things, tiles are also very easy to repair if something happens to them. If any of the tiles in your house becomes cracked, then all you really need to do is to replace the individual tile with new ones. One good idea is to keep to yourself a carton of extra tiles of the ones used in your home.
Think about it, why would you want to spend so much money on expensive hardwood floors when you can achieve the same results with tiles and those things are able to last much longer as well. Tiles have been designed in such a way that they are not just good for being able to withstand moisture but they can also handle the wear and tear that happens on a daily basis. Tiles are remarkably durable and they really have to be so for the purpose that they have made for.
It Feels Cool (Literally)
This may not be common knowledge but floor tiles possess some very impressive properties that make them cool. In fact, tiles are often considered to be a sort of natural ACs in the summer. This is because they are able to repel heat and provide temperatures that are a lot cooler.
Author Bio: Arnold Bloom has been working in the tiling industry for well over a decade now. He has a lot of experience when it comes to all thing’s tiles. As a very passionate individual who likes to share his knowledge and opinions and he has been doing exactly that. Through his regular blog posts in Tileclub, he loves sharing his expertise on tiles with the rest of the world.