Ceramic tile flooring is hands down the most widely used type of flooring because of its adaptability to various applications, from residential, commercial, to industrial. Ceramic tiles are great not only for household kitchens and bathrooms, but also for outdoor patios, balconies, gardens, porticos, and fireplace hearth. Some brave homeowners also use ceramic tile floors all throughout their homes.
Aside from the adaptability of ceramic tiles, it offers several other benefits, such as ease of maintenance and durability, installation flexibility, increased value, and reasonable costs.
Ceramic tile flooring are practically service free. If you are meticulous, you can provide basic regular cleaning using any kind of floor cleaner you can find in your local supermarket. Ever if you use grout on your tiles, even the connecting sections of the tiles, which used to be problematic, will not require much cleaning.
It is also advisable to apply sealant once every three to four years to maintain the stability of the tiles, but as a matter of fact, not all homeowners who use ceramic tiles apply this rule. And if the tiles are used outdoors, there is almost no need to clean them at all. Even water damage cannot affect ceramic tiles; all you have to do is let the water dry and your tiles will be completely unaffected.
And in the unfortunate event that your ceramic tile flooring gets damaged, repair and replacement are far easier than in the case of damaged hardwood flooring. Just make sure you have leftover pieces of the same ceramic tiles you used for your home so you can easily replace damaged tiles.
When it comes to installation, ceramic tile flooring is also very flexible. Ceramic tiles come in a wide range of styles. By choosing the right style, you can create a mood in your home and even make an artistic statement. There are ceramic tiles that can create a warm earthy atmosphere, and some that can create a southwestern, rustic, traditional, or contemporary look depending on the theme of your house. You can also mix and match the color and texture to capture the exact look that you are going for.
And since you never know when you will want to resell your house, it is safer to choose a flooring option that will not easily get old or depreciate in value. Ceramic tile flooring will therefore increase the potential resale value of your home. House buyers will also be impressed if your tiles are well-installed and are professionally presented, so if you want ceramic tile flooring, make sure to choose your installation service carefully. Look for a company that can both design and install your ceramic tiles perfectly.
Ceramic tile flooring may be difficult to install that a professional installation service is a must. It is a good thing, then, that the tiles themselves will not cost you that much, so you still have cash to spare for the installation service.
Ryan Garcia writes for L & S Carpet Inc. a carpet shop flooring company located in Los Angeles, CA. 91605 – Phone (818) 764-7524