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Ilene Harding Tile Ideas July 30th, 2018 - 02:24:58
When coming up with bathroom tiles ideas, you will need to decide first as to which type of tile you want, whether it be ceramic, porcelain, glass or natural stone. You can choose any of the tile types to use in a bathroom installation but you will need to be informed of the implications and characteristics of each tile type to avoid potential failures which are costly and disastrous. Prior to installing your tiles, you will need to evaluate the suitability of the substrate, whether that be the wall or floor and consider if it needs any extra strengthening or waterproofing. The tiles may be too heavy for your wall substrate type, or you may be wanting to use glass tiles which require a different type of adhesive and a professional technique when being fitted to avoid unsightly voids and shadows behind the tiles.
Every bathroom is different and will have different tile laying challenges. You can get thousands of tile ideas from searching through pictures on the Internet or from the countless home improvement books and magazines.
There is also another easy process of decorating your tiles. You can change the colors of your old tiles by painting them according to the theme you chose from different bathroom shower tile ideas. You can use multiple colors to make the bathroom look more attractive.
In the bathroom is where tiles can really be both decorative and functional. As bathrooms are always moist, the use of tiles in them makes them easier to maintain. Compared to paints, tiles in the shower and other parts of the bathroom last longer. If you will just be painting your bathroom, every exposure to water can make the paint wear out easily.
Mosaic tile designs are also very interesting if you wish to add detail. When multiple mosaic tiles are used together, they look more apparent. Wide variety of mosaic tiles are available in different colors ranging from bold to light and subtle. Bathroom tiles can also be decorated having the border for all the tiles. You can also place few tiles of some different color than the hue of the bathroom at various different locations. This ways you can make your bathroom look interesting with splash of colors.
If you decide to use white tiles, you can add some color by incorporating colored tiles at random in between the white ones or you can use the colored tiles to make a border. This will keep your bathroom from looking dull. You can use colored tiles of a single color or several colors according to your imagination. Tiles with patterns can also be used in between plain colored tiles or as borders.