Factors to Consider when Selecting Bathroom, Kitchen, Bedroom and Living Room Tiles

Many people get confused when choosing tiles. Which type of tile, and the room it fits are some of the considerations one has to make. Let's look at some of the characteristics that will help you choose your tiles wisely.

Factors to Consider when Selecting Bathroom, Kitchen, Bedroom and Living Room Tiles


Tiles to be fitted in a bathroom should have the following characteristics:

a) Bathroom tiles should be resistant to water and stains.
b) Bathroom tiles should be skid-free this is to make sure that people do not fall in the bathroom.                c) The tiles should be ceramic with water absorption of 3-6%
d) Bathroom tiles should be porcelain vitrified tiles which are also glazed.
e) The bathroom tiles should be glossy. 
f) The tiles should have the ability to resist bacterial growth and should be free from germs.
The best type of tiles for the bathroom include Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles, Glass Tiles, Stone Tiles, Plastic Laminate Tiles, Linoleum Floor Tiles, Cork Tiles.

2.Kitchen Tiles
a) Kitchen tiles should be anti-skid and durable.
b) kitchen tiles should be able to withstand scratches
c) Kitchen tiles should match the unit present to provide a seamless look.
d) One should ensure that kitchen tiles have the least amount of joints to avoid the accumulation of dirt in the joints.
e) should be easy to clean and glossy
f)  Should not absorb chemicals or odors
Use black splash ideas to show off your styles. Best type of kitchen tiles include: Ceramic, porcelain and natural stone, like marble, slate, travertine and granite

3. Living Room Tiles
Living room tiles can be either polished, composite, marble, fully vitrified tiles, ceramic or porcelain that are more durable.
Depending on the size of the room, large size tiles are recommended for a seamless look. 
How to choose living room tiles:
a) Ensure a Suitable Atmosphere. ...
b) Choose wood-look tile, if you like the aesthetics of hardwood.
c) Pick ceramic or porcelain Tile for a solid and dense flooring.
d) Install mosaic tile for patterned and textured flooring
e) Consider durability and maintenance.
f) Choose Flooring that Suits Your Daily Lifestyle.
The best type of tiles include: Terracotta, Italian marble, and porcelain tiles

4. Bedroom Tiles.
a) Brightly coloured tiles (especially for children's bedroom).
b) They should be durable and easy to clean.
c) They should match with the units in the bedroom.
d) They should have soothing and relaxing colors.
e) Should be dirt and stain resistant