All About Tiles

A tile is a thin object usually square or rectangular in shape which is used for covering roofs, floors, walls or tabletops. Each tile is crafted using ultra-modern technology and is made from materials like ceramic, porcelain, glass, stone or metal. The premium floor tiles come in a variety of unique designs and sizes and are often used to form wall and floor coverings in kitchen, bathrooms, parking lots, rooftops and can range from simple square tiles to complex or mosaics. Thinner tiles can be used on walls than on floors as it requires more durable surfaces that will resist impacts.

There are plenty of options of tiles available in the market and one can make a selection based on the overall theme of the house. Tiles are mostly preferred as these are scratch resistant, low maintenance, easy to install and don't fade when exposed to sunlight or high or low temperatures. Designing house feels like crafting artwork because of the overall design and planning that it often requires. A beautiful house has a strong foundation because of its structure as well as aesthetic quality. With tiles, one can significantly change the ambiance and feel of any space. Tiling is a major part of designing a house as it will dramatically revamp the space in which these are installed.

The best way to care for a tile floor includes regular vacuuming or sweeping with a dust mop to prevent surface scratching. Deeper cleaning of a tile floor can be accomplished using a damp mop and a cleaning solution. Don’t use acidic, ammonia-based, bleach and abrasive cleaners. Always consult with the tile manufacturer to determine the most appropriate cleaning solution for tile floor. Moreover, it is advisable to react to spills immediately by wiping them up and then cleaning the spill area using a sponge, soap and water mixture. Doing this will protect the tiles appearance and prevent it from any potential staining.

When building a new home, one may come across a lot of flooring options to choose from.  One must select a tile which suits home decor and is a perfect blend of high functionality with aesthetically pleasing floor options. There are various tiles available in myriad hues, colors, and finishes in the market which offers an instantly stunning and complete extravagance to the overall look of any space. 

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Whether you are an architect or engineer, contractor of builder, we invite you to explore our product selector to be inspired and supported in specifying ‘Tiles’ in your next project.