There are many tile shops in Adelaide, first of all you need to go to the best and good quality tile shop Adelaide.All you need to do is selecting the best tile which will suit your room. In this blog we will discuss about some of the tips which will give a brief idea of how the tiles should be selected.
Before discussion of how tiles are selected we would discuss how the tiles are made:
Tiles are made by the mixture of all the raw materials such as clay, Sand, etc.Then the mixture is given the desired shape before firing it into furnace, the mixture is given the desired shape while it is kept unfired, after that the mixture is fired at different high temperatures in furnace depending upon the type. Speaking about the tiles broadly, it’s available in three type’s ceramic, porcelain and vitrified. Remember more the tiles are fired more the tensile strength
Before you select the tile you should know about what you are selecting and how it will suit you in that particular place. Elaborating the tiles we have with us:
Ø Ceramic Tiles: There tiles are broadly available in the market depending upon the availability they are matte, glazed and glossy finishes. Ceramic tiles are cheaper than vitrified tiles. But remember all the ceramic tiles are vitrified up to some extent.
Ø Porcelain Tiles: There are numerous number of ceramic tiles available. These tiles are ruff and tuff and are mostly used in public places. These type of tiles are in variety of styles available in market.
Tiles are different in styles:
Tiles with natural finish: This a popular interior design now a days to use the tiles with natural finish like stone or wood finish. In the market there are various stone tiles available to choose from, there are at least more than 50 tile varieties available in the market. Well, it will be easy to replace stone finish tiles also if the stone breaks.
As wood finish tiles also available for the natural finish for your room, but the wood finish tiles when are used for flooring fades away if kept in contact with UV radiation. In brief wood and stone tiles are in expensively available in the marketin abundant quality.
Where to use different types of styles:
Exterior: Lobby, balcony, porches and other exterior areas should be employed with natural stone finish tiles with anti-skid laboratory tested tiles.
Kitchen: Should go with porcelain or ceramic as they are non-porous and will not absorb stains.
For Drawing rooms: Choose Abrasion resistant tiles for the drawing rooms, choose the colours that won’t fade away.
Bedrooms: Choose the colours that are not too bright and the colours which give wooden and stone finish are the good option.