4/20/2009

Tips for choosing kitchen tile

Kitchen tile
Selecting tiles for the kitchen is very difficult. Kitchens are not like all other rooms and certain parts of their walls, especially those that are near the over and burners will be subjected to a lot of heat. Tiling a kitchen floor can be rather expensive but it is worth it in the long run. You have many choices when it comes to tile for the kitchen floor.

Because kitchens are considered an area of "high traffic", which are also home to heavy appliances such as washing machines and fridges, it is important that you choose a floor tile that is hardwearing and scratch.

While selecting the floor tiles, remember that they will have to bear the maximum brunt, of spills, knocking of pots and pans, etc. So, they need to strong and tough. This is one of the main reasons why glass tiles don't work well in this case, except as accents.

Kitchen walls catch your eye very easily. So, make sure to give a lovable look to them. In this case, you can use feature tiles, borders and pattern designs to lend individuality.

Backsplash is the area that catches most of the spills of day-to-day cooking, so make sure that the tiles you use for the same are easy to clean as well as maintain. At the same time, they should impart a bit of character to the kitchen.

There are some tiles that are chemically inert and these are recommended for use in your kitchen. Use a combination of colors that gel with the floor of your kitchen and also the ovens and other equipments you have in your kitchen.

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  2. I agree that choosing a kitchen tile should be given extra effort and investment just like bathroom tiles. It's an area that is mostly used that's why we should choose quality tiles.

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