Honestly, bathroom tile can look magnificent if installed correctly and include color accents that match! Bathroom tile also requires minimal maintenance compared to some of the other options available. There are many materials to choose from when selecting bathroom tile. Such materials include stone, granite, marble, porcelain and ceramic. These are just some of the material options available. There are various other options when selecting the material for the tile design for bathrooms.
Bathroom wall tiles designs can vary according to your own style preference or bathroom size. These can range anywhere from the small honeycomb looking tiles to the more common smaller or larger square style tiles. Custom pattern designs available also, as well as raised surface and textured tile designs to choose from. The most common bathroom tile is ceramic. While this is an affordable choice, other materials can be used in a bathroom, but may require additional protectors and sealers for certain types of surfaces.
Bathroom floor tile design options are almost as vast as their wall counterparts. Bathroom floor tiles have virtually just as many options and styles as the bathroom wall tiles. One difference is, no one would ever want or install a raised surface tile option on their bathroom floor. Other than that, the bathroom floor is an open canvas, so to speak, to install. There are just as many options as the bathroom wall tile designs. A feature the bathroom floor tiles have that is not included with most wall tiles is slip resistance. Slip resistance is one of the most important aspect of bathroom floor tiles. You will also want to think about waterproof and mold resistance. These tiles can have a textured surface applied to the tile and has a grit like surface to help prevent slipping on the tile. Bathroom floors are going to become wet no matter how hard we attempt to prevent it. It could be from splashing from the tub/shower or just condensation from those hot showers or baths.
Bathroom shower tile designs and bathroom bathtub tile designs can be
very appealing. Especially since most people have prefabricated inserts these days. You can tile the walls to match the rest of the bathroom if you want, or go with another completely different pattern it’s really up to you. The fact is, with either selection the tub and shower walls will be water proof with any tile selection you choose as long as it is one of the water resistant options. Sometimes people choose to even tile the floor of the shower or tub which can look amazing and can even be comparable in cost to an insert. The main reason for tiling a shower or bathtub bottom besides appearance is if you have an irregular sized tub or shower, something a standard insert will not fit into. If this is the case, then it may be more cost efficient to tile your tub or shower. The drawbacks to tiling a tub or shower floor is if it leaks, you will have to seal it more often. The worst drawback in my opinion is it can be freezing cold until the tile warms up; which generally happens right about the time the shower is over.