There are many different choices available to consider when choosing the type of floor design for your home, each of which will add something different to a room. Different rooms suit different styles so bathroom tiles are great being moisture resistant whilst carpet in the bedroom is very cosy. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of some of the different types of flooring.

 
 
A lot of people who have installed bathroom tiles within their home will need to have some accessories added to their tiles these could be anything from a light switch to a shower, the most common thing people will look to have installed within their home will be a shower this is something millions of people will use on a daily basis and to be able to install a shower to in your bathroom tiles you will need to make some cuts to all of your wall tiles.

To be able to properly install a shower into your bathroom tiles you will need to have the correct equipment otherwise you will end up damaging a lot of your wall tiles which could result in you have to spend a lot of money trying to put all of your bathroom tiles right.

To be able to properly add a shower to all of your bathroom tiles you will need to have some tools which can be bought from any good DIY shop, to be able to properly add a shower head and switch to your bathroom tiles you will need to have all of the below

·         Drill

·         Sand paper

·         Masking Tape

·         Screws

·         Shower Head

·         Shower Tap

·         Raw Plugs

·         Cloth

·         Sponge

·         Hover

Now you have all of these tools you can think about installing your shower head and tap into your bathroom tiles, to begin with you will need to have ensured your wall tiles are completely clean although we will be drilling the tiles it needs to be a clean area to help reduce the chance of the shower head and taps not going on to the wall properly. There are various things which all have to be installed to allow you to properly install the shower taps and the shower control area.

To begin with you will need to measure the area in which you would like to lay your shower on your bathroom tiles this can be done by simply measuring the height of the wall and how high you would like to have the control unit now you have done this you will need mark out the area in which the shower tools will be added onto your bathroom tiles.

To begin with hold the shower bar to the wall and mark all of the holes out with a pencil and then remove the bar from the bathroom tiles you will now need to masking tape over the holes and around all of your bathroom tiles this will ensure that you have a smaller risk of slipping and breaking your bathroom tiles when you use the drill.

Once you have applied the masking tape to all of your bathroom tiles you can think about drilling into the tiles long enough so that when you screw into the wall the screws will not stick out from a mile away. Slowly pick the drill up and place it on your tiles on a low speed as this will help ensure your drill doesn’t slip and crack some of your bathroom tiles.

Continue to drill all of the holes, once you have drilled all of the holes in all of your bathroom tiles you will then need to clean the area up this will ensure the hole you have drilled isn’t full of dust so to start you will need to clean all of the holes out which you have just drilled using the hover.  Now you will need to push raw plugs into all of the holes on your bathroom tiles and then you will be ready to add the shower to your bathroom.

Simply hold the bar and the shower taps up to your bathroom tiles and then using the screws which you have previously bought you will need to screw the bar from the shower into place make sure you push it all the way down and then applying the covers which will cover all of the screws. Your bathroom show bar should now be properly in place and you should be able to go back and remove all of the masking tape which you placed around all of your bathroom tiles.

 
 
When you are looking to grout your floor tiles you have to ensure you grout them as this will ensure you have the best chance of not only securing your floor tiles to the grout but also ensuring the area under your floor tiles do not become damaged. The type of grout you should use for your floor tiles will heavily depend on the area and the type of floor tiles you are going to install.

There are three main types of grout you could use for your floor tiles of course each one has some benefits over the other but it will be down to your choice which you feel would be the very best grout for your floor tiles and how you could go about installing this grout around all of your floor tiles

·         Non Sanded Grout

·         Sanded Grout

·         Epoxy grout

Of course you can install any grout you wish around your floor tiles but by choosing the very best grout it will cut down on a lot of maintenance which has to be carried out on all of your floor tiles also by choosing the right grout for your floor tiles you will also extend the life of your floor tiles.

Non Sanded Grout

This type of grout is more ideal for people who have 1/8 wide gaps around all of their floor tiles. This grout will shrink as it cures which means it can be ideal for a lot of grouting areas around all of your floor tiles. The issue with using this type of grout is that it does shrink which means it is only ideal for small areas as if you have a big area and put in more grout then it will just shrink more which will cause a lot of issues for you.

If you’re going to use this type of grout for larger grout lines then you will need to be aware of the issues it can have and how you might find yourself with floor tiles which have only small areas of grout as the non sanded grout has shrunk and come away from your flooring tiles.

This grout is very easy to work with and for a lot of people who have little experience in laying floor tiles this grout can be the ideal solution, the grout can easily be installed on vertical walls making it ideal for people looking to lay extra tiles on the wall. This grout is also a lot easier on your hands and body and will not potentially cause any skin issues. A lot like the other types of grout you could use with your floor tiles you will need to make sure you apply this grout over your floor tiles with the correct tools.

Sealed Grout

This type of grout is ideal for any floor tiles which might have a canal for your grout which is bigger than 1/8 inches wide. This type of grout is almost everything that non-sanded grout isn’t and can help protect your floor tiles and ensure they are protected against water and other spills. This grout will also not shrink which means once you have applied it you will not need to go back and apply some more as it will hold its shape.

Depending on the type of floor tiles you have within your home you might need to take care as this type of grout is not ideal if you have granite, marble or limestone floor tiles installed within your home.  This is because the grout can actually cause your floor tiles to become scratched so make sure you have looked into this before looking at using this type of grout on your floor tiles. to make sure this type of grout will not damage your floor tiles you should test it on a small area before as then you will be able to tell if it is the right type of grout for you.

Epoxy Grout

This is the most common type of grout people will use when they are looking at laying floor tiles within their home. This grout is very durable and also water proof which is why it is so popular with people looking to lay grout around there floor tiles. This grout is made up of mainly 2 various types of chemicals which are why it is so durable and water proof.

A lot of the grout which you can buy which is epoxy can also be bought in various colours which make it even more ideal for people looking to grout around the floor tiles as they can have the grout in various colours to make the design and feel of their room. The downside of using this type of grout is you will have to work very quickly as it does set very fast which can result in you having some areas of your floor tiles which have not been completely finished before the grout sets.

It can be a good idea to work in small areas mixing only enough grout to cover a few floor tiles at a time as this will ensure you are not left with any areas which cannot be worked. This grout has also been made using no sand which means it is less likely to damage your floor tiles once you have laid them.

A lot of the best grout will have a lot to do with the brand you buy obviously the cheaper the grout the less likely it is to be as durable as you require which could leave you having to make some repairs to your floor tiles later on, it is always a good idea to spend more money and time finding the right floor tile grout than it is buying a cheaper grout. Epoxy grout is fairly expensive but this is mainly because of all the benefits and extras you have over other types of grout which will not grout your floor tiles as well.

This grout is also low maintenance which means you will only have to do some clean to your floor tiles once every so often because this grout protects your floor tiles very well which is a very important thing.

Choosing the wrong type of grout will cause you a whole list of problems as you will not be able to secure the floor tiles into place properly and you will not be able to easily clean your floor tiles, choosing the correct grout for your floor tiles will not only help the maintenance of your tiles but also improve the look and feel of your tiles.

 
 
Floor tiles are going to be one of the hardest wearing areas within your house and will be subject to a lot of things becoming stained on your floor tiles including been subject to a lot of water. This is the main reason why we should always ensure we seal all of our floor tiles as it will help to protect the grout and the tiles from leaking water and it will also make cleaning the tiles a lot easier.

It is very important that we apply sealant to all floor tiles which might be UN glazed as they will not have the protective coat which will protect them from spills and stains, this sealant will act as a barrier and protect all of your floor tiles from becoming damaged this sealant will also make your floor tiles water proof.

To begin with you will need to ensure you have a clean working area and you have bought your floor tile sealant, it can be a good idea to buy a good sealant suited to the type of floor tiles you have bought and laid already as this will ensure your floor tiles have the very best chance of been kept waterproof. To finish off sealing all of your kitchen tiles or bathroom tiles properly you will also need to have a paint roller as this will ensure you can properly seal all of your floor tiles.

To start with you will need to ensure all of your floor tiles are clean you can do this by using a small brush and a hover to ensure you have collected any loose pieces of dirt which might be stuck to the floor. To make sure you can clean your floor tiles properly you should also mix some hot water and some washing up liquid and then apply this all over your floor tiles.

Allow the solution to dry properly before washing off with a sponge and some cold water make sure the floor is properly dry by using a small cloth to remove any excess water which might be on your floor tiles. Continue to buff the tiles if you can still see some areas which have not been dried properly as the floor tiles need to be completely dry before you can seal them, failing to do this will mean your sealant doesn’t stick properly and therefore will leak water.

To ensure you can lay the sealant over all of your floor tiles properly you will need to pour some of the sealant into the paint tray and then using your roller make sure you have sealant all over the roller. Once this has been done you can apply sealant all over your floor tiles in even strokes apply the sealant over all of your floor tiles and allow to dry properly.

The likely hood is one coat of sealant on all of your floor tiles is not going to be enough so continue to add more coats repeating the same process as above.  You will need to continue adding coats of sealant onto all of your floor tiles until you can pour water on your tiles and it simply beads of when your tiles get to this stage you will know you have properly sealed all of your floor tiles.

 
 
Bathroom tiles have become very popular over the last few years offering a range of designs and styles to people looking for something unique for their home. Ceramic tiles have always been the very best type of floor tiles to use within your bathroom but a lot of people are now looking at having slate bathroom tiles installed instead because they offer more benefits and a much better classic and unique approach.

Slate bathroom tiles can provide you with a completely unique approach and feel to your bathroom offering you a range of benefits over any other type of bathroom tiles. Slate bathroom tiles are very durable and are also waterproof which makes them just as good as any other type of floor tile you could get for your bathroom, slate is one of the very best materials you could use for your home as it is also a natural material and is very easy to clean which means you will only have to apply a small amount cleaning materials when you are cleaning your floor tiles.

If your planning on laying floor tiles within the near future then there are something’s which you should look into and ensure you have done, to begin with make sure you choose some bathroom tiles which are very easy to clean you will also need to make sure your floor tiles are very hard wearing and are durable as your bathroom tiles will come into a lot of contact with dirt and water so they need to be very durable. The good news is slate bathroom tiles are very easy to clean and are extremely durable which make them the perfect choice for your bathroom.

There are various types of slate you could look at having within your bathroom, a lot of bathroom tiles which you could make from slate will be very porous and will give a look and feel which is like chalk. Although having porous bathroom tiles is one of the worst thing you can do you can also think about sealing all of your floor tiles with a sealant as this will make them waterproof and will help reduce the porous feel of your tiles. If you are going to seal your bathroom tiles you could look at having a glossy sealant as this will give the slate a clean and modern look and feel.

The good news is slate bathroom tiles can be found almost anywhere on the market and can come in a range of colours and designs which will help you create the perfect floor. Slate bathroom tiles have some advantages over other types of floor tiles which include them been thermal resistant and the surface on the tiles which can help reduce slips and falls. Laying your floor tiles can be done very easily and you should ensure you look after them properly and lay some heating system under your floor tiles to ensure it can be used within all seasons.

If you plan on laying your slate tiles then you can do so using the same tile size or various tile sizes to help make the pattern even more unique. Changing the design of your bathroom tiles will help create a completely unique feel to your bathroom. A lot of slate tiles which you can have within your bathroom are very easy to break although the tile itself is durable applying too much pressure can result in your bathroom tiles becoming broken.

When installing your floor tiles you will need to lay each tile individually and then add some grout in between your entire floor tiles this will help prevent any water from getting in between all of your floor tiles also add some sealant to all of your bathroom tiles as this will help make all the tiles look the same. Once you have applied enough sealant to all of your bathroom tiles they will be very easy to clean and will not lose its original colour.

One of the main reasons people will look at having natural slate tiles installed into their home is because they have some great characteristics which make them the perfect choice if you’re looking for some good bathroom tiles. Slate is one of the very best floor tiles and has some aesthetic values which can be used within your home, because slate is a natural material no bathroom tile will ever be the same because they have to be man made and not by machine. This means your bathroom tiles will always look unique and no one will ever have the exact same floor as you.

The main reason people will look at having slate bathroom tiles installed in their home is because these bathroom tiles are so hard wearing and durable they can ensure you will not have to change your bathroom floor for years to come which is a good thing if you are not looking to keep changing the floor and adding more tiles.  If you look after your slate tiles and install them properly within your bathroom then you can ensure they are slip resistant and you will not have any injuries within your home.

 
 
If you’re looking to decorate your bathroom then you will probably be looking to have some bathroom tiles installed into your home, this can be a very good idea to help give you a unique feel about your home but it can result in you having some issues trying to find the perfect colour choice for your tiles.

Although a lot of people think choosing the right type of ceramic tile isn’t important it is in fact finding the best tile type for your home is the key thing to ensure your bathroom tiles will last for years under your circumstances. A lot of the bathroom tiles which you can choose will change depending on if you want them on the wall or on the floor.

When choosing your bathroom tiles you will need to ensure your bathroom tiles are of a good material and that you have ensured your bathroom tiles can with stand water it is at this point in which you can decide on the colour you wish to have your bathroom tiles painted. Of course you will likely want to have some bathroom tiles which are really unique and have a great design to them but this can take along time as you will have to choose some bathroom tiles which will help your bathroom.

Dark Bathroom Tiles

A lot of people will try and avoid having dark bathroom tiles within their home because it can make their bathroom appear a lot smaller than it actually is. The darker your bathroom tiles are the smaller your room will look and it can also damaged the modern and clean feel to your home.  Dark bathroom tiles will also absorb the light which can make it a lot harder for your room to feel open.

If you would like to have dark bathroom tiles within your home then it might be a good idea to look at having some white tiles and then the odd dark bathroom tile around this, your bathroom should then look clean but it will also be unique and will have your chosen colour scheme within it.  The best dark bathroom tiles I would advise to use within your home would be colours like purple, royal blue, navy blue, brown, grey and if needed black.

Light Bathroom Tiles

Light bathroom tiles can be the great solution to your bathroom and can ensure you have a good chance of been able to have a clean and modern feeling bathroom. Light bathroom tiles will open up small bathrooms and make them look and feel allot brighter than they actually are.

If you plan on using some light tiles within your bathroom then it might be a good idea to look at things like pastel colours or light shades of white for your bathroom tiles as well as this you could look at having a colour border all the way around all of your bathroom tiles which will also help give your bathroom a modern and unique touch and feel to your home.

Bathroom Tiles

When we are looking for bathroom tiles we all have a colour scheme which we have in mind which we think would be good for our bathroom but we have to ensure we have a good contrast so it doesn’t ruin the feel of our bathroom.

When choosing bathroom tiles you should try and make them look clean and modern and also ensure they match with your floor tiles and your wall tiles this will ensure you have a good clean feel bathroom which looks modern and has all the colours and style choices you want.  If you have a  small bathroom one of the best things you can do is install white bathroom tiles and then add some colour on the odd tile or around the border.

 
 
When you are laying your bathroom tiles you will need to be not only choosing some tiles which will last for several years and that are also very durable you will need to make sure your bathroom tiles are also waterproof.  Unlike a lot of other ceramic tiles which you might lay within your home bathroom tiles will be subject to a lot of water all the time which is why it is so important that you make sure your bathroom tiles are waterproof.

The main reason it is very important to ensure you lay all of your bathroom tiles properly is to ensure you have a good chance of been able to protect your bathroom wall from bumps, abrasions and water, if water gets behind your bathroom tiles and into your wall it can damage the wall and make it collect mould and mildew which can result in you having to pay for the room to be renovated to remove all the old wall which has become filled with mould.

The most common way people will make bathroom tiles waterproof is by applying a glaze over the tiles once this has been done a lot of people think that there bathroom tiles will be well enough protected against all types of water, however there are some other steps which you could look into which will help make your bathroom tiles more waterproof.

To help make your bathroom tiles waterproof you can look at using some of these tools which will help you create the very best chance of been able to make your bathroom tiles waterproof. Hopefully a lot of the tools needed can either be found within your home or bought from a local DIY shop which will allow you to easily make your bathroom tiles waterproof. We will go through the process from start to finish including installing your bathroom tiles.

  • Pencil
  • Tape Measure
  • Spirit Level
  • Felt
  • Concrete Backing Board
  • Screws
  • Bathroom Tiles
  • Thinset Mortar
  • Notched Trowel
  • Tile Spacers
  • Tile Saw
  • Grout Float
  • Grout
  • Cloth
  • Tile Sealant
Now you have all the materials needed to be able to properly seal and make all of your bathroom tiles waterproof you can begin the process of laying your tiles and making sure they become waterproof. To start you will need to get the felt which you bought from your local DIY shop once you have this simply position it around your bathroom and shower and then make sure it is completely secure by using some waterproof construction adhesive.

Make sure you staple all of the felt to the wall but do not overdo it using the staples apply only enough to secure it and keep it in place. Once the felt has been secured you can think about applying the next material onto the wall which will again help ensure your bathroom tiles are completely waterproof and your wall will not leak. Now all of the felt has been laid you will need to add your concrete backing board to the wall as well simply align it with where you plan on laying your bathroom tiles and then screw into place adding a fresh screw every 6 inches.

Adding the concrete backing board will help ensure all of your ceramic tiles are waterproof and you will not have to keep replacing the tiles and parts of the wall because they have collected mould and mildew. Once you have attached the board to the wall allow it to stand for a few minutes as it will move due to the weight.  Once all of the backing board is secured you can now begin the process of securing your wall for the bathroom tiles will mean you will need to apply some thinset mortar to the wall.

You will need to go over all of the backing board with the mortar using a notched trowel make sure you only cover the areas in which you plan on laying your ceramic tiles. Once all the mortar has been laid you can begin to make the bed in which your bathroom tiles will lay this can be done using the notched edge of the trowel. Once all the bed has been made you will be able to consider laying some of the ceramic tiles onto the wall of your bathroom.

Now you can begin to add your bathroom tiles to the wall to do this simply push the tiles into place, before you lay them on the wall you will need to add a small amount of thinset mortar onto your ceramic tiles make sure you do not apply too much as this could result in your bathroom tiles becoming from the wall because of the amount of mortar you have added to your tiles. Once you have laid your bathroom tiles you will need to add some spacers around your tiles to ensure you have an even gap all around your ceramic tiles. Make sure you work in small areas and apply pressure to each tile until they are set.

When you have laid a small amount of ceramic tiles you can then use your spirit level to ensure the bathroom tiles are the same level and you don’t have some tiles which are un-even.  Once this has been done and you have continued to use the above process until your entire bathroom wall is covered all but the edges you can think about cutting down your ceramic tiles to make them fit the edges of your bathroom wall.

Using your tile saw you can begin to cut your ceramic tiles to size to make sure they can fit around your bathroom.  To begin with you will need to try and lay your bathroom tile and then make a small mark where you need to cut your ceramic tile once you have done this you can then place the bathroom tile into the tile cutter and begin to cut your tiles.

You will need to repeat the above process until you have cut all of your bathroom tiles once you have cut them again follow the above process and lay all of your ceramic tiles onto the wall ensuring you do not apply too much pressure and your bathroom tiles become un-even. Once you have laid all of your bathroom tiles you will need to again ensure they are even all the way around your bathroom.

Once your entire bathroom wall is complete and all the ceramic tiles have been laid properly you should allow 24 hours for the ceramic tiles to properly dry once you have done this you can then go around and remove all of the tile spacers which were added to your bathroom tiles. Now you have removed all of the tile spacers from around your bathroom tiles you can now begin to apply the grout in and around all of your tiles. to begin with you will need to mix up some grout depending on the guidelines set out by your manufacturer once this has been done you will need to use your grout float and begin to apply grout in and around all of your bathroom tiles.

Ensure you go around all of your bathroom tiles removing any excess grout which might have go onto your bathroom tiles once this has been done and you have applied grout to all of your ceramic tiles you will need to allow it to completely dry for 24 hours and then you can go over all of your bathroom tiles with a rag and polish them which will give you a good shine and also remove any dirt before you begin to apply the waterproof covering to your tiles.

Now all of your bathroom tiles have been laid you will need to apply some sealant which will ensure your tiles are going to be completely waterproof. Apply sealant all over your ceramic tiles and then allow drying for 10 minutes continue adding more coats of the sealant over all of your tiles until your ceramic tiles simple bead when water is dropped onto them. Once your bathroom tiles are completely waterproof you will need to leave them over night to allow the sealant too completely dry and your bathroom tiles to become completely waterproof.

You bathroom tiles should now be completely waterproof you can add more sealant if your tiles begin to leak water and you can see water getting behind all of the sealant of your ceramic tiles. remember to always use the same sealant you bought from day one as this will keep consistency on your bathroom tiles and ensure they have the best chance of been kept waterproof.

 
 
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The bathroom can be one of the best rooms in the house for relaxing and unwinding so it’s important to create the atmosphere and make it feel like a place where you can go to completely unwind and relax. There is nothing like a nice hot soak in the bath at the end of a hard day. Whether you’ve ran a half marathon for charity, you just have a couple of hours spare whilst the grandparents look after the kids or it’s been a stressful day at work there is nothing like a long hot soak in the bath to recover, relax or unwind.

Getting the right atmosphere in your bathroom can involve many different factors including decorating the walls with stylish bathroom tiles to making sure there is somewhere to hang your favourite towel so you can quickly grab it when it’s time to get out the bath. There are many different choices to make when selecting what to decorate your bathroom walls with so  it’s important to thing about the decisions you’re making and what will help you relax.

One of the first important decisions to make when decorating the walls is what kind of covering are you going to have in your bathroom? If you want to make sure your bathroom is sufficiently resistant to water and also want a stylish design then the best choice is ceramic bathroom tiles as they are very water proof and a great way to prevent damage to your walls.

When you have tiled the wall then you can start to add extras to the walls of your bathroom that will help you relax and unwind and also add style and character to the room. There are many extras which you could add to make your bathroom experience a relaxing time such as a nice cabinet to store your products in that matches the style of your bathroom tiles, a heated towel rack to keep your towel nice and cosy for when you get out the bath, mirrors to create extra light and space throughout the room or how about adding candle holders to the wall to create the ultimate bathing atmosphere.

If you have any tips or advice about decorating and adding extras to their bathroom walls to create a relaxing bathing space then please leave your comments below...

 
 
Bathrooms are going to be one of the most common areas in your home which come into contact with water and therefore your bathroom tiles are also going to be subject to collecting and harvesting mildew and mould. To help prevent your bathroom tiles from having issues we are going to highlight some of the most common problems so you can work hard to help prevent your bathroom from needing replacing.

One of the best ways in which you can help protect your bathroom tiles from having problems is to lay enough grout into all of your tiles and ensure you change all of the grout in your tiles on a yearly basis to ensure they are kept looking clean and modern. Replacing your grout around all of your bathroom tiles doesn’t have to take hours and can instantly help reduce the risk of you having any issues with your tiles.

The basic theory and information of laying your bathroom grout can be done very quickly and easy. Grout is very easy to apply if you have laid all of your bathroom tiles properly. The best thing to do when you are looking to lay grout into all of your bathroom tiles is to ensure you read all of the instructions laid out by the manufacturer of the grout. A lot of the time people will not follow all of the guidelines as they think it will be the same as the grout they were using over 3 years ago this isn’t the case a lot of grout changes over time and includes new materials so make sure you take your time and you do read all of the instructions.

Try and ensure the grout you plan on using for your bathroom tiles is a good thickness and won’t just run off all of your bathroom tiles. The key is to ensure you do not over mix or under mix your grout as this can cause a range of issues when you are trying to add all of the grout in between all of your bathroom tiles. You will instantly noticed if you have over mixed your grout as you will have some air bubbles within all of your grout which will make it nearly impossible to be able to lay all the grout in your bathroom tiles.

If you have mixed your grout too weak then you will come into a lot of problems with it been too weak and very porous which will cause a lot of issues with your bathroom tiles and might result in your tiles been subject to mould and mildew. If you have mixed all of the grout properly then you should see that you have a consistency which is very similar to toothpaste.

Applying Errors

When you are applying the grout in and around all of your bathroom tiles you might be able to notice some issues with the grout. There are some common issues which usually occur when you are applying your grout into your bathroom tiles.

The first thing you should do when you are applying your grout is a lot it to set for about 10 minutes it won’t set so much that you can’t apply the grout to your bathroom tiles. once you have allowed your grout to settle for 10 minutes you can quickly remix and use which will allow all of your bathroom tiles to have the best chance of been able to use your bathroom tiles.

When you are applying the grout to all of your bathroom tiles you will need to push the grout into the tiles at a 30 degree angle this will make the grout a lot neater around all of your bathroom tiles and will ensure you have less excess grout to remove from your bathroom tiles. when you are applying your grout it can be easier to work in sections rather than working on the whole wall at any given time.

Cleaning

Once you have laid all the grout around all of your bathroom tiles you will need to ensure you keep the maintenance up and you continue to look after all of your bathroom tiles.  Cleaning your grout and your bathroom tiles will help ensure you have the best chance of been able to keep the same tiles on the wall for some time to come. To clean your bathroom tiles simply take a damp sponge and apply it all over your tiles make sure you rinse it as you go round to ensure you are not wiping dirt onto your tiles.

 
 
When you are looking to install bathroom tiles into your home you will need to be aware of the size of your bathroom and also the best types of bathroom tiles which you could install. A lot of the time you might find that you install the wrong type of bathroom tiles for the size of your bathroom and it looks odd or doesn’t make your bathroom look very modern.

A lot of the choices you have to make when you are looking for your bathroom tiles will depending on the size of your bathroom a bigger bathroom can afford to have larger tiles while a smaller bathroom will look a much better and bigger in appearance if you use the correct size bathroom tiles for your room.  If you have a small bathroom then the pattern and design of your bathroom tiles will also play a key part to ensue you bathroom looks a lot bigger and you are not left with some issues with your tiles.

To ensure you have the best chance of been able to choose the very best bathroom tiles for your home you will need to make sure you take some accurate measurements of your room. Once you have got the size of your room you can then begin to look around and try and find some bathroom tiles which will look and feel good within your bathroom. The best way to do this is to take down the measurements and then go and have a look around some of the leading tile shops for ideas on the types of bathroom tiles you could have.

A lot of tile shops might stock vast amounts of bathroom tiles but for the moment you will only want to look into what type of sizes they offer. The design can come later once you know the sized which you can have within your bathroom.  To give you a better chance of been able to find not only some tiles you like but also some bathroom tiles which have a range of designs it can be a very good idea to write down three sizes you like when you are looking at your bathroom tiles. This will allow you to have a good chance of been able to find some bathroom tiles which suit your bathroom.

Now you have the sizes you will need to see which will fit best within your home sometimes you might be able to get some samples of the tiles you like in a range of sizes but if not don’t worry you can simply measure out all of the sizes of bathroom tiles you could have on some paper and then place them on your bathroom wall. This should give you a good idea of the sizes you could have within your bathroom and how they might look once they have been built up a little bit more. Try and place all of the examples next to each other as this will allow you to see which design will fit better within your bathroom.

The key thing to remember is you are trying to find the bathroom tile which makes your bathroom looks bigger than it actually is as if you have a small bathroom this will be the key thing to make your bathroom appear larger than it actually is. If you are still unsure on the best option to go down with your bathroom tiles you can look at asking to buy one or two of the best tiles you like and then placing them up on your wall this will give you an accurate idea of what the bathroom tiles will look like when you have the whole wall done.

Some other things you could look into before you finally choose the best bathroom tiles for your home is the colour. Having dirt coloured bathroom tiles is going to hide dirt and grease but could make your bathroom look very small.  Choosing larger bathroom tiles for your home will make the grouting work a lot easier as you will only have to grout half the amount of tiles but it again could make your bathroom look a lot smaller than it actually is. The lighter your bathroom tiles the bigger your room will look and the more modern it will feel.