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Tips on choosing the right bathroom floor tile

Tips on choosing the right bathroom floor tile

The bathroom is a place where its flooring comes into contact with water more than any other area in our homes. As such, when it comes to choosing its flooring it is important to go for bathroom floor tile that will be resistant to the constant wear and tear of the bathroom, be slip resistant and also be of low maintenance. When choosing the right Bathroom floor tiles that meet your needs, apart from the mentioned precautions, keep also the following in mind.

  • First of all, ask yourself who will be using the bathroom, whether it is just you, or it is a family with children. If it is a family with children, going for tiles that will bear the constant water splashes that children are fond of playing with will be more practical. Hence, your choice will be vinyl and rubber tiles, which can withstand a lot of wear and tear. For elderly people, it is best to go for vinyl, which is a lot less slippery than rubber.
  • After establishing this, it will be great to consider that porcelain and ceramic is the most applicable bathroom floor tile of choice for most bathrooms. Porcelain has very many advantages, which include great aesthetic appeal, with the ability to mimic the look of wood and stone.
  • Another important factor not to forget is that not all tiles will be suitable for use on bathroom floors. Check whether the tile is applicable for use on the bathroom floor. Ease of installation is also another factor to look into, as different tiles will have different costs and ways of installing.
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