You’re finally getting the chance to redesign your bathroom, and
you’re confronted with a multitude of tile choices. Don’t
shirk away from the information, embrace it!
There are many different choices—travertine, porcelain, and glass tiles to name a few—but they
each have their own merits and beauty to consider.
Ceramic and Porcelain Tiles
Ceramic and porcelain tiles are some of the most common bathroom tiles.
These tiles are easily made in almost any color or shape you can imagine,
so versatility is a big plus. Maintenance is pretty easy, as well. Both
ceramic and porcelain tiles may require a protective glaze, but they will
Travertine is a very diverse form of limestone. Depending on the look you
hope to achieve, the veining in the stone can be accentuated or muted.
It’s typically used in flooring and shower walls, with a variety
of sizes and shapes available.
With inlaid stone, you would most likely combine it with another tiling
material. Inlaid stone mosaics are most commonly used as a decorative
addition to bathroom tiling. Since inlaid stone is decorative, it can
come in most colors and patterns for more options. Often, if you see intricate
stone medallions in an entryway or bathroom tile, it was created with
Glass tiles aren’t as common to see, but they are quickly becoming
very popular in bathrooms and other areas of the house. Typically, glass
tiles are strong and resistant to wear and tear. Also, there is even more
variety with glass tiles. You can create a design on your shower walls,
or install your entire floor with glass tiles. No matter your choice of
bathroom tile, double check that the material is rated for floor use.
When you’re looking for
bathroom tile in Palo Alto, you know who to call. Tile Fantastic has everything you’ll need
during your bathroom construction or remodel. Give us a call at (408) 371-6247.