Here’s a riddle: You walk all over it all the time without giving it a thought, yet it is an integral part of making your house a home. What is it?
Answer: Your floor.
The floor is not something you pay close attention to. But it plays a large role in creating the atmosphere or “feel” of your home. And if the floor is dirty or damaged, you probably will take note. Some of us seem to be hardwired to notice negative things more easily.
That’s why it’s important to choose a floor that not only looks fabulous but is easy to keep looking fabulous too. Tile flooring is a great way to do that. Plus, it’s such a versatile material there is a lot you can do with it.
Let’s look at three tile flooring ideas to help you get started.
Tile That Looks Like Wood
Tile that is made to look like wood is not necessarily a new tile, but it is big right now. Why? Because wood floors look so sophisticated and beautiful.
But they also tend to require a lot of upkeep. Not only that, but it is easy to scratch them when moving furniture around. Even wearing high-heeled shoes indoors can leave unsightly marks.
Tile, on the other hand, is an incredibly easy option to maintain. It is durable, lasts for years, and you don’t have to worry about scratching it when you slide out a chair to sit down.
Take that durability and pair it with the timeless beauty of a hardwood floor. That’s the beauty of tile that looks like wood.
Tile That Looks Like Fabric
Yes, you read that right. You may not have heard of this unique trend in tile flooring designs yet, but it’s getting big. There are now tiles that are textured and made to look like fabric.
Residential carpet tile gives you the best of both worlds: All the easy maintenance and clean up that you love from modern flooring tile, with the soft look of a comfy fabric.
Keep in mind that, as far as trends go, this may be one that won’t stick around for long. It has more appeal as something that nobody else is doing. Once it catches on and more people are aware of it, its popularity may fizzle since it will have lost its novelty.
Tile That Looks Like Metal
Metal tends to be popular among homeowners who like an ultra-modern, sleek look.
A metal floor in the bathroom is an interesting idea that will definitely make your home unique. But, metal as a flooring material is a bit impractical. It won’t stay shiny and nice without a lot of polishing, and it would be easy to scratch.
Instead, go for tile that looks like metal. Then you’ll get an ultra-modern feel without the upkeep that real metal would require.
Tile Flooring Ideas Galore
There are plenty of popular tile flooring ideas out there. In fact, you can practically create any look you want with the right tile. Plus, tile flooring can take a beating and still look amazing, which makes it a smart investment for your home.
If you’re ready to get started planning your new floors, reach out to us today for ideas, inspiration, and options!