Tile is an excellent option to transform a room into a more elegant, classy space. Incorporating tile in your home is an investment that will not only help with resell but tailor your home to what you need. While being easy to clean and durable, tile is a timeless home improvement that people will continue to add in their homes. With so many types of tiles available, it is best to educate yourself and see what you like in each style of tile. As you saw in What Tile is Best for You Part 1, different types of tiles come with different benefits. To dive deeper into the topic, today we will focus on three additional tile choices. Let’s take a look!
You probably have seen this look popping up in a lot of modern designs, whether commercially or residentially. This ceramic option is an excellent solution for installing a wood look in areas that you are not able to install wood. Faux Wood tile makes a strong statement in wet rooms, bathrooms, and basements. Faux Wood is a low-maintenance, waterproof solution that works great in homes. Apply it in areas that you would love to give a more rustic or natural look, while not worrying about the disadvantages of real hardwood floors.
Marble is another excellent, durable option for your home just like granite. It is a natural stone mineral comes with a high variety of patterns, colors, and textures. Marble has different finishes which can also change the look of the tile. Marble is beautiful and makes a strong statement. It is to be noted that marble does require higher maintenance and can stain making it primarily only an interior option.
Mosaics are very small tiles on a sheet. They are used as a decorative option for backsplashes or showers. They add a highly appealing visual effect and consist of glasses, stones, and ceramic. Cutting mosaic tiles can be challenging because glass shows imperfections when being cut; therefore, it needs to be cut with extreme care or by a professional.
Different tiles in your home can make strong statements. You can mix and match depending on applications. All tiles have different pros and cons. Decide what values you are looking for in your home to help make the perfect selection.