Tiles make a great choice when it comes to covering floors – they’re stylish, durable and in general, pretty easy to maintain. In the past, we’ve tended to think of tiles as purely for kitchens and bathrooms. However these days, we’re copying our Continental cousins and using tiles in almost every room. But with so much choice on offer, it can sometimes be daunting knowing which tile is right for you. After all, tiles come in different shapes, sizes and materials and they’re not born equal.
It can be easy to get tiles confused – ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, cement and encaustic tiles, particularly as they can look similar. But much of their difference depends on their components and how they’re manufactured.
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In our fast-paced lives of today it’s often easy to ignore or take for granted the details of everyday practicalities. But it is often these details that help us through the day and make a difference to our well-being and mood – it could be said, that our quality of life depends on those very details, and it’s important to remember to embrace them day in, day out.
So, when it comes to the practical elements in our lives, they don’t have to be just that, practical – they can be beautiful too. With that in mind, when it comes to bathrooms, the most sensational interior scheme needs to be complemented by the right accessories such as lighting, shelving, towel rails and sanitary ware. These details can make all the difference between a nice bathroom and an exceptional design that blends seamlessly and adds a certain je ne sais quoi to a day’s events.
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