What are the types of tiles?

27th March 2019

Tiles come in all shapes, sizes, finishes and styles, so how do you know which one is right for your space? We’ve broken down the main types of tiles below to help you. Ceramic Tiles Can be glazed or unglazed, glazed tiles are available plain or decorated and can be used on walls and floors. […]


How many wall or floor tiles do I need?

27th March 2019

This may seem a daunting task but really is quite simple. Treat each wall/floor space as a separate area. Measure the length of the wall followed by the height. These two measurements will determine the area you need to cover. (adjustments can be made for windows, furniture etc as required). Take the measurements and multiply […]

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What is the best floor to put in a kitchen?

5th February 2019

Considering kitchen flooring ideas? Make durability and function a priority when choosing. There is a huge variety of beautiful options and styles which can make the choice an overwhelming experience. The kitchen is one of the highest traffic areas in a home. It is prone to spills of all sorts therefore, one of the key […]

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What are wood effect tiles?

5th February 2019

Looking for the best way to bring a natural look into your home? Interior designers would suggest using wood effect tiles. These tiles have strikingly lifelike designs, they have knots and crinkles and some even have white-washed planks. Why tile instead of wood? Tiles are more durable than the natural wood and they don’t mark […]


What is the difference between wall & floor tiles?

5th February 2019

Tile trends and technologies have changed dramatically in the past decade. What was traditionally a floor tile, is now a wall tile and they are no longer restricted to the kitchen and bathroom. So, does it matter whether a tile is a wall tile or a floor tile? Short answer: yes, it does. Wall tiles […]


How to make a bathroom look bigger?

5th February 2019

It’s commonly thought that small tiles in a small bathroom work best to make the space appear larger, however, the numerous grouting lines can, in fact, make the space seem much smaller. To create the illusion of a larger space, try our top tips. Colour Using plain-coloured floor tiles are the ideal solution to make your bathroom look more spacious. Create a back splash One of the best […]


How do you make bathroom tiles shine?

5th February 2019

Dull and dirty bathroom tiles can spell the difference between sanctuary and unsanitary. Exposure to dirt, soap scum, water spots and other environmental factors mean bathroom tiles can lose their shine. Once you’ve purchased your tiles it is important that you care for them in order to keep them looking like new. General maintenance Regularly mop […]

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Which is better, porcelain or ceramic tiles?

5th February 2019

The terms porcelain and ceramic are often used interchangeably as if they were the same thing, but are they? What should you choose for your space? Moisture resistance The main difference between the two is that porcelain tiles are more impervious to moisture, so are less likely to get damaged and crack from water infiltration. […]