Rather than hiding your shower behind a curtain, consider transforming it with tile. Installing shower tile offers an immediate upgrade to the entire bathroom and makes the shower a centerpiece of the room. The team at Floor Coverings International® of Boca Raton is here to help you select the perfect shower tile for your home.
Glass mosaic acts as an excellent accent with larger ceramic, porcelain, or natural stone tiles. Alternatively it can be used alone to create a vibrant, modern look. Since glass sparkles when wet, it is an excellent choice for bathrooms with natural lighting. It is also an easier choice for cleaning, because glass naturally resists moisture. However, due to the small size of the tiles there is more grout to clean. Consider how often the bathroom is used when determining your mosaic design.
While glass tile energizes, natural stone tile provides a calm, relaxing feel. Natural stone is also timeless; having been used for thousands of years, stone tile will not go out of style. Choose from a number of colors, styles, and textures. Slate tile works well for a dark color scheme, while travertine tile fits with a light color scheme. Depending on the type of stone and the tile finish, you can opt for a formal look or a rustic look.
Consider again maintenance of your shower. Natural stone tiles should be cleaned with pH-balanced cleaners. Avoid abrasive cleansers that can wear down the protective seal. If this maintenance is unappealing, opt for porcelain or ceramic tiles that mimic natural stone.
If you want your shower design to be unique check out wood-look tile. Wood-look tile is a ceramic or porcelain plank tile with a high-resolution print on its surface. High quality versions are so convincing they can fool the naked eye. Install the planks horizontally or vertically depending on design preference. Select a grout color that will either blend in with the wood coloring or offer a contrast to the tiles.
Your Local Tile Experts
Let us help you with your next tile project. Call Floor Coverings International® of Boca Raton today to schedule a free in-home design consultation. Our design associates will listen to your ideas about the room and help select the best tile option. We proudly serve the greater Boca Raton, Highland Beach, Parkland, Coral Springs and Lighthouse Point area.
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