How to Tell It’s Time for New Wall Tiles

The wall tiles in your home say a lot about you. Well-maintained wall tiles communicate your high class, attention to detail, and appreciation for beauty. Shoddy or improperly installed wall tiles paint an entirely different picture. While it’s true that your home is for self-expression not first impression, there’s still a lot to be said about a home with a beautiful bathroom or backslash. Continue reading “How to Tell It’s Time for New Wall Tiles”

Should you Hire a Kitchen Designer to Choose & Install Kitchen Wall Tiles?

A majority of homeowners would want to adhere to a stringent budget while choosing and installing kitchen wall tiles. Backsplashes are a utilitarian installation but they are not seen as one of the most significant fixtures in a home. To an extent it would be a fair assessment but for the fact that without quality backsplashes a homeowner would be staring at steep recurring costs. The kitchen walls and especially the space right behind the oven or atop the countertop will need to be redone time and again. Not having any backsplash is not an option. Hence, the real question is how one should approach choosing and installing kitchen wall tiles. One option is to hire a kitchen designer but it may not be financially viable for many. Continue reading “Should you Hire a Kitchen Designer to Choose & Install Kitchen Wall Tiles?”

Decorative Wall Tiles: Dos and Don’ts!

Decorative wall tiles are a great investment. They can immediately transform a given room, change the ambience and accentuate the setting. Decorative wall tiles can have a direct impact on the resale value of a property. It is one of the favourite home renovation projects of most homeowners. Given its cost and how simple the whole project is, installing decorative wall tiles is actually a pragmatic way to renovate a room or even to prep up a house for value appreciation and possibly a sale. However, there are certain rules that apply to decorative wall tiles. You cannot have random approaches. Here are some dos and don’ts of installing decorative wall tiles. Continue reading “Decorative Wall Tiles: Dos and Don’ts!”

Bathroom Wall Tiles: Dos and Don’ts!

tilesBathroom wall tiles are imperative. You need nonskid tiles for the floor and stain & moisture resistant tiles for the walls. You could opt for anything from ceramic to porcelain to slate or other materials as long as they are nonporous and easy to clean. Soap water is not the biggest or the most rigid concern as it can be wiped off easily. Most tiles would allow soap or shampoo to simply run down the surface of the tiles and the walls would remain relatively spotless and clean. You need to worry about lime buildup, stains leftover after the soap or shampoo water and lather in general get washed down or any other stain of cleaning agent and detergents that the bathroom wall tiles may get exposed to. Bearing all these in mind and more, here are some dos and don’ts pertaining to bathroom wall tiles. Continue reading “Bathroom Wall Tiles: Dos and Don’ts!”