Tips for Choosing the Best Kitchen Tile

Decorating or renovating your kitchen can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work. Especially if you don’t know which types of kitchen tiles to use, your project could go from complicated to impossible. Although there are lots of options and plenty of considerations to make, tiling your home doesn’t have to be a difficult task when you have some guidelines. Continue reading “Tips for Choosing the Best Kitchen Tile”

The Most Popular Type of Kitchen Wall Tiles

Not many people consider ceramic, vitrified or rectified tiles for their kitchen walls. Backsplashes have some unique demands and hence glass tile has become a widespread choice. Porcelain is a suitable material for backsplashes or dados but glass tile adds a distinct attribute that brightens up the kitchen in more than a literal sense. Glass kitchen wall tiles have some advantages and there are a few disadvantages. You ought to be familiar with the pros and cons to make an informed decision. Continue reading “The Most Popular Type of Kitchen Wall Tiles”

The Basic Difference between Ceramic and Vitrified Kitchen Tiles

It is not hard to spot the physical or cosmetic difference between ceramic and vitrified kitchen tiles. Ceramic tiles look much more natural and earthy than vitrified tiles. The appearance of vitrified tiles, regardless of the finish or any specific treatment of a manufacturer, is a tad artificial or synthetic. That may or may not be a concern depending on your personal preference. There are many differences between the two popular types of kitchen tiles if you delve into their attributes. Before you embark on such a comprehensive analysis, you should be familiar with the basic difference. Continue reading “The Basic Difference between Ceramic and Vitrified Kitchen Tiles”

Installation and Maintenance of Kitchen Tiles

The installation and maintenance of kitchen tiles depend on the material. How frequently you need to clean the tile, how you should clean it and the general aesthetic deterioration over time will also be determined by the material you choose. The finish, texture, pattern and other elements will come into play as some designs make kitchen tiles look reasonably pleasant even when they are quite dirty. Some patterns help to conceal stains. This is a double edged sword actually. You may not know the extent of deterioration if you cannot easily spot the stains. But if the kitchen tiles are with no distinct pattern or have a colour that makes the stains more pronounced, then you would need a more frequent cleaning and maintenance schedule. Continue reading “Installation and Maintenance of Kitchen Tiles”

Why is Ceramic the Most Popular Type of Kitchen Tiles

You cannot choose kitchen tiles using the same set of parameters that you would rely on for floor tiles in the living room, bedroom, study or home office among other areas. Kitchens have a specific type of environment, quite distinct from other parts of a house. Hence, you have to imperatively consider the challenges that the kitchen tiles will have to endure and overcome. Continue reading “Why is Ceramic the Most Popular Type of Kitchen Tiles”

Choosing the Perfect Colour for your Kitchen Tiles

Comparing the pros and cons of different types of kitchen tiles is simpler than choosing its colour. Every material you can opt for has certain strengths and weaknesses. You pit one set of attributes against another and you can make an informed opinion. Such an approach does not work when it comes to colour. First, kitchen tiles come in a myriad of colour. They can be monochromatic or there may be a mishmash of colour. Every common colour has at least three to four popular shades. When you factor in the aspect of design or the patterns on your kitchen tiles, the quest becomes all the more complicated. However, there is a way to simplify the process of choosing the perfect colour for your kitchen tiles. Continue reading “Choosing the Perfect Colour for your Kitchen Tiles”