Things to Consider While Choosing Tiles for Your Bathroom

If you are renovating your bathroom or constructing a new one, you are probably panicking right now. The thought of changing the look of your bathroom is very appealing as it gives you a change over the monotony, but when you actually go to make these changes, there are so many things to consider that you may get confused along the way. Not only do you need to decide upon buying various things for your bathroom such as the bathtub, washbasin, flooring etc., but you need to ensure that everything is done within the fixed budget.

Among all these problems, choosing the perfect flooring for your floor as well as walls is what we concentrate on in this article. Before narrowing down upon a particular choice of flooring, one must consider various options available in the market and weigh them against predetermined criteria to choose the most suitable flooring.

You can choose from a variety of options such as tiles, marble or other types of options available in the market. One of the most popular choices among these is tiles. This is because tiles come in a variety of textures, patterns and colours and hence it becomes much easier to make the choice. You should not forget the predetermined criteria which should include making sure that the flooring is slip resistant, water resistant, durable and scratch resistant. Also, making sure that it remains within our budget goes without saying.

Bathroom Tile FlooringSlip Resistant: It is very important to choose the flooring that is slip resistant. Because bathroom is one area where a lot of water clogging takes place, you need to ensure one does not slip and fall over the floor.

Water Resistant: Carpet flooring is the most unsuitable flooring option for a bathroom because it tends to absorb anything that is spilled on it. Hence, it should be ensured that whichever flooring is being chosen for a bathroom, it should not absorb water or otherwise it won’t stay durable and there are chances that it may become slippery after a while.

Durable: It is also important to ensure that the flooring is durable. Tiles have been known to bear the normal wear and tear for years and hence one may not feel the need to change the flooring for even a decade.

Availability: Another important thing to ensure is that the tiles bought by you are adequate to cover the whole surface of your room. You should always buy a few extra tiles, because in case some tiles break while installation or after that, then they can be replaced easily.

Colours and Patterns: Tiles are available in a variety of colours and patterns. It is important to first bring in a few samples at home and putting them against the wall to choose the best flooring option. This will ensure that the tile you’ve chosen blends perfectly with the overall look.

Trend Setter: With new varieties of tiles evolving every now and then, make sure you know about them and choose a unique combination of tiles to become a trend setter for others.

Cost Effective: Needless to say, choose the flooring that is cost effective. One of the best things about tiles is that it comes in a variety of prices, so if your budget is not too high or if you want to spend lavishly, you can find suitable options in tile flooring.

So, hope these pointers help you to choose the best tile floorings for your bathroom.

Things to Consider While Choosing Tiles for Your Bathroom was last modified: January 20th, 2016 by Jason Valasek

2 thoughts on “Things to Consider While Choosing Tiles for Your Bathroom

  1. Shad Morris

    Tiles have always been my favorite thing about bathrooms, and we were wondering how you would choose the right kind. It makes sense that you should make sure that the kind you buy is available for the right amount to fill the space. It would really be a bummer to find out that they don’t have enough to complete the project.

  2. John

    Its always an difficult task for me to choose bathroom tiles and their combination as our bathroom is small. This post will be really helpful as we are planning to renovate our bathroom next month.

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