Adorn your house with Ceramic tiles
April 7, 2015 Steven Murphy
Nowadays tiles are mostly making their way in each and every individual house, in order to create different look. There are number of tiles found in the market but, Ceramic tiles are the one dominating others. They are thin slabs made from clay compositions and other inorganic raw materials. These materials are then ground, slipped, molded and then dried and fired at adequate temperatures so that they acquire the essential properties in a stable way.
Ceramic tiles come in small and large pieces but the later one is more in demand, that is, the large pieces. They offer more style and variation as compared to the small ones. These tiles may come in two different forms such as, glazed or unglazed. Unglazed tiles undergo single firing whereas the glazed tiles undergo double phase of firing.
Ceramic tiles are available in more trendy and stylish forms, which adds to the beauty of the house and also lend great sense of durability. These tiles come in various different sizes from small to large, which is money-saving. Like, if you want to apply Ceramic flooring for a small room then, already a small size is available in the market, in this case you don’t have to cut down the large piece.
There is a range of colors available in the Ceramic tiles from grey and plain white to multi-colored tiling material. With high range of colors, designs and patterns available Ceramic tiles are very influencing to the potential buyers. These tiles are prone to cracking, chipping or scratching but they are also easy to clean and maintain.
If any crack or scratch damages the tile then it can be very easily repaired by simply applying a coat of paint. When it comes to installing of these tiles, it is better to approach professionals, in order to get the best result. These tiles are also suitable for the outdoors.
Ceramic tiles are good in all sense but there are few drawbacks like they are very hard in nature so, they can be dangerous for children. Secondly, in winters the floor become very cold, therefore, not suitable for everyone.
Apart from this, Ceramic tiles are easy to clean and maintain. You can do a dusting on a regular basis and can also use vacuum cleaners to sweep, but make sure that there are no bars and metals in it that may damage tiles.
With all these features at your service, Ceramic tiles are surely going to enter your house and adorn it.
Aaron Ace is a renowned interior designer who has had more than 20 years in the industry. His most prolific achievement has been his bold usage of tiles as an integral part of interior design, and is responsible for bringing about awareness regarding the benefits of using tiles. This article is about Ceramic tiles, click to know more about tiles