Ceramic tiles can be used with multiple purposes but sometimes people install them for a decorative touch. There are a lot of different types and styles to choose from so it would be better to take your time and pick the best one for your home.
Because they are made from a durable material, ceramic tiles are very good for protecting your walls.
Maybe you think that all this selection doesn’t need too much attention but there are thousands of options to choose from. You have to find the right one for the area that is going to be tiled no matter how much time it requires.
Small, large or long spaces
For a small area you have the liberty to choose any ceramic tile you want as long as you pay attention to the color in case of a busy tile pattern. In case of floors and walls in small spaces is better to use simple patterns and light colors for the ceramic tiles because this way it will give the feeling of a larger space. For this type of spaces is recommended to use just uniform color ceramic tiles.
For large spaces you can choose any color, type and style that you want but don’t forget to take into consideration the amount of time you have. If you decide to choose a complicated pattern then all the time and money spent will be higher.
Even if you can mix different types and styles, you have to think a little bit how it’s going to look in the end. Bright colors with busy ceramic tile installation patterns will result in an overwhelming image while soft light tones might bring a sterile feel into the room.
How to plan it out
You always need to have in mind the installation patterns that you are going to create with the space which will be tiled. A mock floor or wall plans can help you visualize the area you are going to work with and to see exactly what the result will be. Also graph paper can be really helpful because it will keep patterns and shapes in place.
If you plan all the work from the start, you will definitely save time and money. A modern method is the one with pattern programs that applies different installation patterns and you can see how your house will look like after you finish your project.