Saturday, January 12, 2013

The best floor tile for use in the kitchen



The kitchen floor more than any other level of your home will use. Therefore, a soil type that will withstand heavy use, in addition to making dirty, wet and oily. Kitchen tile is your best bet. But what kind of kitchen tiles need? What color is the best floor tiles for your kitchen? You can explore the world of tiles and decide.

Ceramic

Ceramic tiles are the most commonly used tiles in kitchens. It is easy to maintain, leaves nothing to absorb and water repellent. Ceramic tiles come in a hardness range of zero to five. The tables come in various sizes, from a small 8 x 8 inch square of 16 x 16 inches. You can buy glazed or unglazed tiles. With unglazed, you must tile sealer to apply. These tiles are very durable.

Vinyl

This is an economical option. These tiles have a peel and stick application on virtually any floor surface, provided that it is level and clean. Linoleum

Vinyl linoleum harder, but is elastic. It resists scratches and wear.

Cork Tiles

Cork takes no dust and mites. It is a natural insulator and mutes the sound. It is waterproof and fire resistant. This is a softer, making it easier to walk, but also dents exhibit heavy equipment on it. Also considered as self-healing - if you something heavy fall on it and make a cut or a dent in it, over time these dent will disappear.

Porcelain

While porcelain is more expensive than other types of kitchen tiles, it is also durable. It takes a certain type of instrument to cut and to enter, therefore not recommended for people DIY type.
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