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Charlotte Bathroom Remodeling Tile Choices

Charlotte Bathroom Remodeling Tile Choices.  Comparing choices in tile is essential with a bathroom remodel.  The most common types of tile are porcelain, ceramic and natural stone.

Charlotte Bathroom Remodeling Tile Choices

Some Ceramic tile floors are designed with more texture than ceramic wall tile to prevent slippage. Honed natural stone also provides traction whenever floors get wet—that’s when the surface is ground flat but not polished. Natural stone also can be polished to look like new.

Maintenance is a concern when selecting tile.  Ceramic and Porcelain for the most part are maintained free which they are typically the first choice for designers and builders.  Natural stone may require polishing from time to time depending on your desired level of shine.  We recommend whichever tile you chose to install on your floor to seal the grout.  Cleaning grout is not the best way to spend your time on the weekends.

Glossy white ceramic and porcelain are making a comeback from the mid 90’s.  These tiles with their consistent solid color lend itself well to the modern design styles we do more and more every day.

So What Should You Consider Anyway?

We’ve already given you some ideas. Apart from those, a few that you should also look at are as follows:

Mix-And-Match Sizes

This is one of the most intriguing approaches that you can try for your bathroom. To make it interesting, some designs combine small and large floor tiles. Also, you should remember to think beyond the square. Charlotte Bathroom Remodeling Tile ChoicesYou can go for hexagonal, octagonal, as well as 2-inch or smaller mosaic tiles in a pattern. It’s all about taking being brave and trying out something new for your bathroom remodeling project!

Heated Floors

Having tile as your bathroom floor can be very easy for maintenance, and of course, it provides an attractive outlook coupled with the fact that there are a handful of options to explore. However, it can get extremely cold. What you can do in this regard is to install electric mats to heat the floors.  Controlled with a thermostat and timer you can program the times you want the floors to warm to conserve energy.  Our clients who have installed heated floors love them and they wonder how they ever lived without them.

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