When you’re looking to remodel bathrooms, nothing can make an impact more than tile regardless of whether it’s placed on the floor or in the shower or as a decorative back splash on the wall behind your sink. Gus Rivero, Branch Manager of Best Tile in Rockville, Maryland tells us what you should consider when planning your bathroom.
Tile is available in a variety of shapes sizes, styles and costs. The first step in selecting the best tile in your bathroom will be to establish an appropriate budget. Once you’ve got your budget established, you’ll be able to choose from several options available which include porcelain, ceramic and natural stone. Ceramic is the cheapest alternative, and porcelain is the next step. The main benefit for porcelain tiles is its through-body structure. If you cut the blue ceramic tile there will be white beneath the surface. However, a blue tile is completely blue. It’s also a more robust and resistant to water.
With an estimated set budget, and a color palette established, Rivero and his design consultants will show clients around the showroom in order to determine their style. “All tiles can be incorporated into an aesthetic,” he says. Carrara marble provides an elegant and traditional look and stainless steels, metallics as well as thin grout lines and rectified tiles are ideal in contemporary settings bathroom tile. To create a rustic feel take a look at a wooden floor with white walls. If you have paint samples countertops, cabinets, or any other bathroom items take them along to have a clear idea of what they’ll appear like in different shades.
With a myriad of tiles in every shape sizes, colors and materials, picking tiles for bathrooms is a daunting task. As the floor and wall flooring of your choice tiles are easy to clean and hygienic surface that durable for many years to come So it’s crucial to be careful when selecting. For help in choosing these five tips, here are our best tips.If your bathroom has a bathroom that is connected to one or more walls and floors, a tiled space around the tub is an excellent alternative, giving it a distinct visual appeal. Simple white tiles are suitable in this case, or a travertine-style or beige-colored wall tile will make the room more attractive and protect against splashes.
“Building a color palette can be a challenge and we suggest starting by selecting the colors of your vanity and cabinet prior to that,” says Rivero. After that, once you’ve chosen your color choices it is time to begin building the palette of your tile. Rivero suggests sticking to lighter tiles and adding the color of accessories such as knobs and towels.
“The world of tiles is constantly changing,” Rivero says. While smaller tiles were the normal, 12x24s have now become the norm. The larger the tile, the larger the area appears. If you want to stay true to the past Basketweave and subway tiles will never ever go out of fashion. To create a contemporary but timeless bathroom, the 4×16 subway tiles give a contemporary variation on the traditional look.