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What is the Best Type of Tile for a Bathroom?

Best Bathroom Tiles

Are you remodeling or renovating your bathroom? Do you want to know the best type of tiles for your bathroom walls? Let us help you make the right choice.

Tiles are a natural feature for bathroom walls that can enhance the overall look and value of your home. Many types of bathroom tiles are available, but not all tiles are best for use in such wet spots. Here are some of the best tiles for your bathroom walls.

1. Ceramic or porcelain

Ceramic or porcelain tiles are impervious to water and are ideal for use in bathrooms. The tiles are made from a mixture of clay that has been pressed into shape and fired in a kiln at high temperatures. Porcelain tiles come in a variety of colors, patterns, shapes, and sizes. They may also be glazed, with high-resolution digital images fused onto the surface.

2. Limestone

Limestone is a natural stone that has a honed surface and is most often found in brown, beige and yellow shades. It is appropriate for countertops and flooring. Limestone tiling is suitable for use on the floors of a bathroom. When the light in appearance, limestone makes great floor tiles for small bathrooms, making the room light, airy, and spacious.

3. Marble

Marble is another best tile for your bathroom walls. It is a natural stone originating from limestone that has been crushed and heated by the earth for several years. It can be highly polished and is favored for its interesting ranges of colors and patterns when used in the bathroom.  

4. Sandstone Tiles

Sandstone tiles, with their natural look for your home tiling, are one of the best tiles for your bathroom floors. Sandstone is popular for its distinctive beach and desert sand look and can add the perfect decorative touch to a room. It ranges in color from medium tone white to multi-colored, charcoal and black, covering vast stretches of shades.

Sandstone is quite durable and can last for decades if properly cared for. The colors and patterns found in any piece of sandstone tile are completely unique and different because it is formed from nature. Sandstone is easily replaceable because it is installed in individual tiles or pieces.

5.  Travertine

Travertine is a limestone formed from minerals that have been dissolved in groundwater and pushed through the earth’s crust by water. Travertine tiles are a result of multi-layered stonework, which is available in a variety of earthy colors and offers a sophisticated choice for walls and floors.

Contact Sydney Tile Gallery for all these magnificent tiles

Sydney Tile Gallery is a natural stone and porcelain tile supplier based in Sydney, providing service in all states and Australian territories. Call us today at 0415 068 469 or send us an email inquiry at info@sydneytilegallery.com for more information.

 

 

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