During the month of February, we’re focusing on all types of tile and stone. When beginning a new flooring project, one of the first steps is determine the material that is most suitable for four your project and your personal aesthetic. Be it carpet, hardwood, tile, or something else entirely. Here we make the case for tile, giving you a look at some of the advantages. If many of the following values are important to you tile may be the way to go.
Longevity & Ease of Maintenance
With the proper installation and care, ceramic or porcelain tile can last a lifetime. Tile is perfect for heavily traveled spaces where spills, accidents and constant traffic occur. It’s the ideal solution for those who prefer low-maintenance, a stylish look and a classic, permanent material underfoot. The longevity of tile can also give an added boost to your home’s resell value – just ask any realtor!
A huge advantage to tile flooring is how versatile it is. With the variety of styles, sizes and shapes, tile can be installed in any virtually room in your home, on walls and even outside in some cases. Here’s a short list of some things that only tile can uniquely achieve:
- Smaller format floor tile can conform to unique room shapes and be incorporated into sections of other flooring as ‘feature sections’ where more durability may be needed.
- Deco’s, listellos, inserts – these are all terms of decorative tiles that can punctuate floor or wall spaces in a way that few other materials can.
- Tile planks stylized to look and feel like hardwood in a space that is better served with a harder, more durable material such as tile or stone (such as one with high moisture accumulation)
- Natural stone tile in a room that transitions from inside to outside, combining comfort and resilience. Bringing the outdoors in.
The advantages of tile flooring are too many to name here, but we’re happy to set up a free consultation with one of our Project Managers. He or she will walk you through the ins and outs of tile, bring flooring samples straight to your door, take measurements, and generally offer any guidance you may need. Call us at 317-879-TISH (8474) today to schedule your no-obligation, in-home appointment.