The world of flooring offers us a wide and varied range of options to choose from to cover our floors. Whether wood, stone, marble, granite, porcelain, cement or concrete, mosaic, vinyl or rubber, carpeting and much more.
When the construction work is about to be finished you know that the next thing is the floor and its finish, so, we must cover the floor surface and in some cases the walls if we are talking about the bathroom or the kitchen, either for aesthetic or safety reasons. Among all these options there is one that is also quite extensive in variety and gives us protection, decoration, luxury or character to our floors.
Types of Tiles and Their Uses
A tile floor is always the best choice for certain rooms in the house. Its easy cleaning, resistance and care are three strong arguments against other options such as wood or carpet. Below, we present the different types of tiles that exist, both for exterior and interior use, and their main uses.
Indoor and Outdoor Tiles
The first thing to consider when choosing a tile is the use that will be made of the floor or wall.
Types and Uses
Choosing one or the other will depend on one’s taste:
Ceramic tiles. The typical ones that you will find in the kitchen and the bathroom because of their easy cleaning, durability, are cheap tiles and their placement is simple.
Marble. The main function of this type of tile is to bring light and shine to the rooms. Because of its elegant appearance, it is perfect for living rooms or staircases.
Terracotta. It is the perfect tile for exterior cladding, and not only for floors, but also for facades. Its wide range of colours and textures will fill any space with style. In addition, it contributes to greater ventilation and regulation of temperature and humidity.
Stone. The finishing of walls in this material has become the star trend in recent years. Whether they are placed in the kitchen or the bathroom, they will always put that natural touch on walls and floors.
Glass. Despite being made of glass, they are very resistant. The current trend is to place them in the bathrooms filling the space with color and creativity. Their shapes go beyond the square ones and are capable of allowing transparencies on the wall.
Undoubtedly, the tiles allow any type of combination to fill with style the homes.
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