Modern Ceramic Flooring
A Chic Option That Adds Comfort Into Your Home!
Ceramic tile is a flooring material that is manufactured by forming, baking and then glazing clay. It is an excellent flooring material that is both practical and aesthetically pleasing.
Ceramic tiles can be quite heavy; you may need to reinforce your house floor before installing ceramic tiles. Therefore, it would be advisable to engage a professional like us; we can customise ceramic flooring to your liking.
Of course, there are other cons that one should also be aware of when deciding whether ceramic floor tile is suitable for your house. Here, we aim to provide a useful guide in navigating the complex world of ceramic tiles!
Pros and Cons of Ceramic Flooring
Pros of ceramic flooring. Ceramic tiles are water-resistant due to the glaze that acts as a protective layer. It does not absorb water; if there's any liquid spilt, we can wipe it away quickly. It makes ceramic flooring a hygienic flooring option as it does not retain germs or dirt. Thus, ceramic tiles are low maintenance when it comes to cleaning and caring for it.
Ceramic flooring is also extremely durable, which makes it resistant to damage. Moreover, when a single ceramic tile is damaged, it is relatively easy to replace at a low cost.
In this age, one would be happy to know that we can customise everything about ceramic tiles to one’s personal preferences, from the size to the colour of the tiles. Thanks to the advancement of modern manufacturing techniques. If you have a small living space and would like to create a sense of spaciousness in your house, you should choose larger tiles that can make your living space seem bigger.
Cons of ceramic flooring. However, due to the hardness of ceramic tiles, ceramic flooring may not be the best option if one is planning to stand on it for an extended period. Of course, placing rugs at high-traffic areas in the house can solve this issue.
Some ceramic tiles can be quite heavy; you may need to reinforce your house floor before installing ceramic tiles.
Although ceramic tiles are easy to clean, the grout that holds the tiles together are not, and it requires a higher level of maintenance. The grout will need to be scrubbed and sealed regularly.
Colours of Ceramic Flooring
Ceramic tiles come in so many colours that it really cannot even be listed. Even the choosiest person would be able to find a suitable colour for him! Of course, the classic flooring colours such as beige and white will always be able to match other colours well. Do enquire for more details of the colours available!
Different Types of Ceramic Flooring Design
There are a few different types of ceramic flooring. Here, we will summarise the main characteristics of each type.
Terracotta Ceramic Tiles
Terracotta ceramic tiles are a type of floor tiles made from unique shades red and brown clay. They result in a natural blend of colours that gives your home a sense of nature, making them extremely suitable to be used outdoors. However, terracotta tiles without glaze are highly porous.
Glazed Ceramic Tiles
Glazed ceramic tiles refer to glass coating that is fired onto the surface of tiles to protect them. The glaze helps to protect the ceramic tiles, makes it moisture and stain-resistant, boost your floor tiles to last longer. The glass coating also gives them their colour.
Unglazed Ceramic Tiles
Of course, some may prefer unglazed ceramic tiles for the rustic and natural vibe it exudes. It all depends on your personal preference!