Choosing wall tiles for kitchen and bathroom design.

When we think about changing wall tiles it is often because fashions have changed or wall tiles are worn and old, often stained from wear and time.
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Dec. 28, 2011 - PRLog -- When we think about changing wall tiles it is often because fashions have changed or wall tiles are worn and old, often stained from wear and time. Wall tiles often change as the trends come and go and home owners are keen to keep up to date but also remain traditional and retain a tile style that will still remain current as fashions come and go. The traditional tile styles will always remain current and in trend and home owners can add a contemporary feel to a traditional tile style if they choose and there are some really great tile choices for home owners to choose from.

Home owners often give their first thoughts to tile colours, styles and designs rather than the tile material and it is only natural as the colours and tile styles we choose will set the tone and the finished theme in the bathroom or kitchen area.

The tile material does matter in terms of functionality and maintenance levels but most wall tile materials are now suitable for most areas within the home because advancements in technology have made them stronger and better suited to most environments. Home owners have many choices and home owners should think about this carefully. The tile materials that home owners choose will also make a difference to the budget and certain tile materials will cost more than others.

Some natural stone tile varieties are suitable for wall tile installation and they will naturally be lighter than the natural floor tiles. Home owners very often like the idea of natural stone wall and floor tile installation in bathroom areas where streamlined and smooth results can be had and of course natural stone tiles will make a beautiful addition to any home. Natural stone tiles are a more expensive tile choice but they can be obtained for some very reasonable prices and there are many variations such as mosaic natural stones that will enhance the beauty of the home. Natural stone wall and floor tiles are incredibly strong and will last the test of time, they do need regular maintenance and cleaning in order to keep them looking good but if they are taken care of and cleaned regularly, they will stay looking good for a lifetime. Many natural stone tile varieties will be sealed in order to protect them from any damage and spillages can easily be wiped clean and removed.
Porcelain wall tiles and ceramic wall tiles are always popular, they offer the most versatility in terms of functionality and they now come in a wide range of colours and tile styles. They are both reasonable priced wall tiles and they will last the test of time.

Glass wall tiles are a tile that some owners don’t always consider but in fact they are incredibly strong and durable tiles that add much in the way of tile style and design. They come in many forms and vary in shape, size and colour, giving the home owner lots of choice. Glass wall tiles have a very low absorbency rate and will not fade, break or change over time. Home owners can incorporate glass wall tiles on the whole of the kitchen or bathroom or incorporate them with other tile materials with great results.
The tile varieties that fall into the natural stone tile ranges are marble tiles, granite tiles, travertine tiles, limestone tiles, marble tiles and slate tiles. Home owners can also consider quarry floor tiles as an option especially for kitchen design.

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Source:Claire Warrington
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