Ceramic Tile Floors
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How to Buy Ceramic Floor Tiles
Ceramic tiles are made from sand, natural clay, and water molded together in the form of a square of a rectangle. The mold is then baked to remove moisture and to solidify. Once it has been baked, the tiles are then finished by colors and designs.
Ceramic tiles are a great option for flooring and maybe the only tile variant that works well in any room of the house. Mostly used in kitchens, bathrooms, and hallways, it can also be used in foyers and other high-traffic areas.
Ceramic tiles are especially great in warmer climates as the tile can remain cool on your feet, making ceramic tile floors perfect for indoor areas such as bedrooms and living areas.
Additionally, ceramic tiles are great at not attracting or holding onto the dirt, pollen or other allergens, as when they land on the tile they quickly stand out. Making it very easy to sweep away and clean up with a mop. This quality is especially helpful for individuals who suffer from allergies and asthma
When it comes to any tile material, there’s always a pro and con. Before you go on choosing the right flooring tile for your space, it’s best to know more about ceramic tiles:
Pros for ceramic tile flooring
- It is a very durable and solid material
- It is water-and stain-resistant
- It is non-allergenic, doesn’t attract dust or other allergens
- It can be made into various designs
Cons for ceramic tile flooring
- It’s very hard, no movement
- It is a heavy material
- It is quite difficult and tedious to install
Ceramic tiles are very budget-friendly and perfect for any DIY installations. However, the prices may change depending on the quality and design of the tile you have chosen. Compared to other flooring types, ceramic tiles can cost around the same as quality hardwood flooring. Although the ceramic tile might be cost-effective, it is very hard to assemble. To make sure that your floors are done well, it is recommended to hire an expert tile installer to help you out.
Many tile options are water-resistant.
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Ceramic Tile Flooring Installation & Maintenance
Installing your ceramic tile floors are quite a huge undertaking and may need some professional assistance to get the job done. To give you an idea of how the tile installation process goes, here’s a step-by-step brief.
Porcelain, stone and ceramic tiles are usually applied using the same installation method. Here’s a quick summary of the installation process:
- Prepare and lay an underlay to work as a foundation for the tile
- Cut the tiles to the right shape and size that you need
- Spread the mortar along the sub-floor
- Lay down the tiles
- Apply grouting and grout sealant
Naturally, ceramic tiles are known for their red terracotta finish. Porcelain tiles can also come in a wide variety of different colors and designs that can be easily customizable. The best way to find a design or color that works for you is by looking through different samples and narrowing down your top picks. Once you have chosen your preferred tile design the installation can begin. With ceramic tile flooring, you’re able to personalize your floors to another level as you get to add in more color and pattern to the space.
Ceramic floor tiles are very easy to maintain. Due to its super smooth surface, ceramic tiles are able to remain stain-and mess-free. If there are any accidental spills or stains made on the floor, you can easily wipe or mop the mess away.
The kitchen is an area that always gets messy, with the amount of food being chopped and peeled there’s always so much clutter around. Having ceramic tiled flooring can be a great way to keep your cooking station clean.
To effectively keep your floor bacteria-free, you must consistently clean it using a vacuum followed by a mop drenched in a cleaning solution. By doing so, you can ensure that your floors are always clean and germ-free.