Should Kitchen Floor Tiles be the Same as Those for Wet Rooms/Areas?

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All properties do not have wet rooms. Bathrooms and utility areas may appear to be wet rooms, but they are not unless there is substantial waterproofing. A wet room is basically waterproofed. It is not just an area, space or room where you use water and other liquids. A kitchen is not a wet room. It can be, but most kitchens are not. Likewise, most bathrooms and utility areas are not wet rooms as per the definition. However, bathrooms and utility areas may have a certain degree of waterproofing or resistance to water. A property owner should not consider waterproofing and water resistance to be an identical feature. Continue reading “Should Kitchen Floor Tiles be the Same as Those for Wet Rooms/Areas?”

Tips for Perfect Installation of Kitchen Floor Tiles

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Kitchen floor tiles have to be installed impeccably. Most problems stem from one of two usual issues. The first is obviously the quality of a tile chosen. The second is faulty installation. The best tiles can have problems if something went wrong during the installation. Every step of the way matters, right from the prepping of the floor to the sealing of the tile, if necessary given the material chosen. Here are a few tips for perfect installation of kitchen floor tiles. Continue reading “Tips for Perfect Installation of Kitchen Floor Tiles”

Natural Light & Ventilation should Influence your Choice of Kitchen Floor Tiles

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Every structural component in a home needs to be selected based on a plethora of factors. Kitchen floor tiles are no different. It is natural to focus on the cost of kitchen floor tiles, the material and design, also the colour and size. All these factors are important but so are others. The type of kitchen, its layout and total area, the types of appliances installed, traffic or load that the tiles must bear and several other elements must be considered as well. Two important factors are natural light and ventilation. Here are the reasons why natural light and natural ventilation should influence your choice of kitchen floor tiles. Continue reading “Natural Light & Ventilation should Influence your Choice of Kitchen Floor Tiles”