Date: 04 April 2018 10:13AM
Kitchens are often the heart of the home and whether you enjoy lavishing your family with home cooking are just brewing up a cup of tea to enjoy with a biscuit or two it’s important that your kitchen space is both functional and stylish.
Whether you are planning a full renovation or just making a few alterations it’s the detail that can make all the difference. Kitchen tiles create impact and are often used as a design feature to add colour and interest to your living area. Kitchen tiles also have a practical application as they protect walls from grease and water splashes, making them particularly useful at the back of hobs and sinks. Smooth glazed porcelain and ceramic tiles are usually a maintenance free option for kitchen wall areas as they can easily be cleaned. Generally smaller tiles and mosaics tend to work better on kitchen walls as they are easier to fit and shape around sockets and switches giving a more attractive appealing finish.
Deciding on the overall look of your kitchen will give you different options for your tile choice. Rustic natural stone will help to create a cosy lived in appeal that will complement wood worktops or units. Pastel colours, whites and creams will give a minimal look that is ideally suited to popular shaker style kitchen units and the Tiles4all bevelled tiles are an ideal choice for this style of kitchen. But if it’s a sleek modern look that you want to create then there are stunning tiles with clean lines available in dramatic shades that will give instant impact to your kitchen. So whether it’s shabby chic or elegant sophistication that you are looking for then there is something to suit everyone.
For kitchen floors, porcelain and ceramic and are available and if you have direct access from outside it is always advisable to protect your tiles from grit by using a door mat, particularly if you have a highly polished tile. Larger format floor tiles can give the impression of space and give a more open airy feeling to your floor area.
Any money spent on your home can add value so it is well worth the investment to create the perfect look for your home but you don’t have to go over budget, tiles4all have a fabulous selection of cheap tiles that are affordable and stylish.