Wall tiles come in many different materials and you have more in the way of choice especially for the finish of the tile than you would with floor tiles. Floor tiles can become slippery when wet and gloss and polished tiles in certain materials are not always suitable for the floor. There are some really fantastic wall tiles that will add real individual design to a bathroom or kitchen and different combinations of tiles can be used to really bring out the best of the room.
There is a wide choice of bathroom tiles with lots of the tile materials in gloss and po0lished finishes which will really create an elegant finish to the room. The first aspect is to decide on the type of material you will use and there are many to choose from.
Bathroom tiles which have a sheen or polished finish are ideal for the bathroom area and are well suited to the surroundings or you could pick small areas such as the backsplash area and install glass tiles which will really stand out and add elegance and style. Tiling just part of the bathroom is popular but home owners can also tile the whole of the bathroom which will add a minimalistic chic feel.
Ceramic, marble and porcelain tiles are all ideal for the bathroom area and are great durable, strong and hard wearing wall tiles that will certainly not let you down. Home owners can really use their creativity and use combinations and different sized tiles that can combine subtle and light pastel shades. Border tiles can be used, not just on borders but to create different patterns in a square layout.
Marble tiles are a higher maintenance tile but this doesn’t mean they are off limits for the bathroom; in fact they are often installed as wall tiles in bathrooms and make great additions to the style and decor. Marble tiles will almost certainly need sealing however as they are a largely porous tile but they can also be confined to specific areas and on borders.
Porcelain tiles are absolutely ideal to use as bathroom tiles as they are one of the most versatile and hard wearing tile that can be cleaned and maintained easily. There are many beautiful porcelain tile patterns and designs in various finishes such as polished.
Home owners can really think outside of the box when it comes to bathroom tiles and there is no limit to the type of design that can be achieved. Always plan ahead and take the time to look at the options available to you. There is an abundance of wall tiles and taking the time to look at the different options will ensure you choose the right bathroom tile for you.