Types of tile Installation for Various Uses

Posted by Elite Internet Technologies on March 29th, 2017

Different types of tiles are installed in different places. Tiles provide protection to the floor and help a homeowner to maintain cleanliness. Tiles are installed by the contractors in both commercial places and homes. Tiles are usually made from natural substances or clay that is heated at a certain temperature. The tiles that are installed should be moisture and dirt resistant and should be durable.

Contractors for tile installation

A team of qualified and licensed contractors perform tile installation work. They install tiles for construction of new homes, remodeling, renovation use etc.  They are designed by team of expert engineering or civil professionals so that the homes or offices look beautiful.

Types of tiles to be installed

Different types of tiles are installed depending upon the architectural fashion of the home, and consideration of the room in which the tile will be installed.

Porcelain tiles

Porcelain tiles are heated at a higher temperature and they are moisture resistant. They are used for both commercial and domestic use. These tiles are less porous and cannot be cut easily. They are made of natural clay.

Ceramic tiles are also widely used for both commercial and domestic applications. These types of tiles are porous and are generally used in kitchens. They are also used for pathways. Porcelain tiles are available in various colors such as brown, gray, red, and much more.The quarry tiles or cold-resistant tiles are widely used in areas with extreme cold climate.  They can be cleaned easily and remain unglazed for many years.

Mosaic tiles are widely used in small areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, orwork place.They are made of clay composition and are available in various shapes such as octagon, square, or hexagon. These tiles are soft to touch.

Marble tiles are made from natural stones and they look ideal for modern homes. They are porous and hence are durable.

Other types of natural stones that are available are slate, granite, sandstone, traver line, onyx, and marble. Tiles for kitchen back splash in Colorado Springs are readily available for any home project.

Granite is a type of stone that is used for countertops. It can be cleaned easily and is low maintenance. It is an environmentally friendly product, as it is antibacterial and resistant to moisture. Granite is widely used in kitchens and bathrooms.

Traver line is a type of beige stone that is widely used for small areas such as kitchen backsplashes, and bathrooms. Onyx is also used around bathtubs and mosaics.

Sandstone is used for other applications and comprises of grainy look.

The companies who install tile in Parker use various types of tiles for both commercial and residential use.  For more information please visit www.tactileandstone.com

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