Simple Style Solutions
Floor tiles that are laid diagonally across the room, make the actual floor space appear more spacious. It deceives the eye, stopping it following the shape of the room.
Tiles are great for coordinating rooms with the rest of the house. By combining different colours and sizes, you can create your own individual effect. Similar shades or cuts of tile allows the room to establish it's own unique flare, whilst still unifying your home.
Running a row of tiles along the inside of your sliding door cuts down on the weather damage to your carpet and it looks good as well. In addition, a row of tiles around the perimeter of your room and right through your passageways allows you to change carpet room by room, and lets you be a little braver in your colour selections. This can be very economical in the long run.
Unusual applications give your home a personal touch.
Allergy and Maintenance Free
Ceramic tiles are allergy free, they do not house dust mites and therefore provide a healthy solution for wall and floor surfaces. Dust mites require a humid environment for survival and bathrooms are an ideal place for them to breed.
Fight the mites by tiling right to the ceiling.
Use a mould resistant grout – and always ventilate well.
Remember: Tiles can be easily maintained without using harsh chemicals.
Indoor and Outdoor
Carrying the same tile through to the outside can make your house look much larger and more co-ordinated. By using a smooth finish
Tile for indoors and the matching slip resistant tile for outdoors, you can give your home a really stylish look by extending your entertaining areas to the outside. This creates a spacious and open feel to your home.
Tiling On Timber
Most people think you need a concrete slab to tile on.
With a flexible adhesive you can lay tiles directly onto timber without
Using sand and cement.
If you have a small bathroom and want to make it appear larger, try using bigger tiles. Tile to the ceiling works well, and if you run the coloured tiles up the wall, even one row, it really pushes out the walls. For really small rooms, mirror the full wall behind the bath, and with halogen lights and glossy white tiles, the bathroom will really sparkle and look twice the size.
High Traffic Areas
Glazed porcelain tiles are strong, durable and easy to clean, perfect for high traffic areas such as entries, living rooms and kitchens.
Tiles are produced in an environmentally friendly way and in full compliance with ecological regulations. Raw materials are strictly controlled to ensure high quality
Cover a fountain wall or decorate a bench seat. Whatever you think of, tiles allow you the freedom to achieve your own work of art.
Jazzing up your existing pool is easy with a decorative border waterline using, perhaps, a tile that reflects the colours of the house.
There's nothing like tiling the whole pool with a surface that lasts a lifetime. It cuts down on maintenance and really makes the pool bright and inviting.
Some of the latest floor tiles come in a variety of sizes. Try using them in one area. Lay the large tile on the diagonal for the body of the floor, then create a nice border by running the small tile around the perimeter.
The border tile can run off into, perhaps a laundry or bathroom. In a larger area, use the little tiles as inlays, the different patterns can create an interesting look at no extra cost.