There are two types of Tiles used in bathrooms
a) Bathroom wall tiles
b) Bathroom floor tiles
Let’s take about bathroom floor tiles
Bathroom floor tiles are primarily used for two purposes, one they should have antiskid properties, two they should help reducing water seepage.
In addition to that, you have to give a slope on the bathroom floor, so the water doesn’t get stagnant on the floor itself. A recommended slope of 1 inch per feet is required, so all the water from the floor reaches the drain outlet. This will make your bathroom floor dry quickly.
Will choosing bathroom floor tiles, avoid glossy or polished tiles, as they are slippery. And with water on top of it, you are asking for trouble. A matt or rustic finish tile is highly recommended for bathrooms.
Now about bathroom wall tiles,
Tiles are primarily used in bathrooms to cover all the plumbing and electric lines, Crisscrossing across the bathroom.
And then it also prevents, fungi, algae, germs, so it is hygienic.
Also the color & shade does not get changed even with years of using cleaning agents and acid. So maintenance is simple and easy.
The choice of tiles used in bathrooms is unlimited, and there are various tiles sizes, colors, textures, punches, highlighters, shades, grains.
It is your absolute personal choice as they come in all sizes and colors and also in various budgets. But nowadays 2 X 1 sizes are in trend for bathrooms. It will an apt size for Indian bathrooms. And it gives the best look by the dimensions. The floor you can use a matching 1 X 1 tile or a 2 X 2 tile too…
If you are looking for the right kind of tiles for your bathroom, and you are living in and around Chennai, India, do get in touch with our team and they would help you select the right kind of tile.