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Tiles have come a long way way in terms of flooring. From Ancient times until now, nothing truly beats the durability and long-standing strength that tiles have to offer. Tiles have a variety of use. They are water and stain resistant, can easily be refinished and easy to maintain. They also come in a variety of styles!
There are currently 11 different types of tile to choose from:
These tiles provide decorative features in which the homeowner can get creative. Often found in small squares, these tiles can be put together to create a larger design and are often a mix of different types of materials such as glass or ceramic.
Sandstone tile offers a warm, earthy appeal and is most used around pools or tubs in bathrooms. Each tile slat ranges in size and color.
When you want the durability of tile but the look of hardwood, you choose this popular flooring style. The design and color mimic hardwood flooring but is less upkeep and durable.
This tile is made from limestone and is naturally porous. Travertine is found caves and hot springs all over the world. Its many color come naturally from the air bubbles and uneven texture within the clay. Pools, decks, and bathroom are often accompanied by this type of flooring.
Slate is used all over the world and is present in many places. It's colors and textures vary from piece to piece so you won't find identical pieces. Oftentimes you'll notice veins of color faintly presenting itself throughout the slate. It's highly durable and used in many places where foot traffic is heavy.
This diverse tile makes renovating simple as the colors and styles are endless. You can find honed, finished, polished and more and it's durable for heavy foot traffic areas. The perfect solution to bathrooms or spa rooms.
Another popular natural element, this tile used clay materials that are quarried and molded for whatever use. Ceramic is water-resistant as well!
Similar in appearance to marble, onyx is a fragile type of stone that is often mixed with fiberglass, mesh, or resin. Light traffic floors or even countertops would benefit from this tile.
This very hard and indigenous speckled rock is a very unique tile choice. Durable and low maintenance, a polished granite floor will compliment any kitchen or bathroom as it's surface isn't easily scratched.
This diverse tile makes up quartz, granite, glass, and other suitable elements. They come together to offer a brilliant mesh of color that blend with any look in any room you choose. It's long-lasting and can often be refinished to ensure it says look fresh and new. You will see this kind of tile in public buildings or anywhere with heavy foot traffic.
This choice of tile is popular among homeowner because of its slip-resistant and durable features. Another tile similar to marble, it can be polished and crystallized to give off the marble appearance. Kitchens and bathrooms are an ideal spot for this type of tile.
Aside from the endless tile varieties, ceramic tile flooring lasts longer than other forms of flooring, as long as it's installed properly. Tile is hypoallergenic and free of allergens and contains little to no volatile compounds that are a health hazard. Tile flooring requires less maintenance as you can easily keep your floor clean with soap and water.
To get the job done correctly, you need the right tools. Here are some items you shouldn't go without:
Before installing tile, our professionals make sure that they have:
Buckets - brand new and clean
Rubber Mallet - this gently and steadily taps tile into place
Chalk - to straight tile lines
Pointed/Square Notched Towels - for spreading mortar
Grout Sponge & Float - for scrubbing lingering mortal and applying mortar
Wet Tile Saw - reducing breakage when going through ceramic
Cement Board Underlayment - If necessary, you'll need to install an underlayment to ensure that the floor is leveled and secure.
Measure the floor's dimensions.
Measure across the room to the center, placing spacers between the tiles to ensure proper distance.
Always perform a dry run with your tiles. Lay them out in the pattern that you intend to install.
Install the center tile first, using the recommended adhesive.
Install all remaining tiles.
Allow the adhesive to cure overnight.
Mix the grout until its consistency is comparable to peanut butter. Then apply onto the tiles with your grout float, working it into the joints.
Clean your tile with your damp sponge paying careful attention not pull grout form lines. Allow grout to cure for several days while continuing to gently polish over it with damp sponge.
Don't walk on the tile before the adhesive has thoroughly dried. Avoid starting a tile installation on the side of the room to ensure your lines are straight. Always use tile spacers when laying your tile. Mistakes happen. Be sure to purchase a little extra material. A wet saw is a must when laying tile. This ensures security and cleaner cuts when laying your tile.
Tile installation can be a tedious and fragile process. Even if you think you know your stuff, it's best to leave this in the hands a professional. Not only will they use nothing but the best tools and tiles, they can spot all mishaps before they happen, to prevent you from future issues.