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5 ways of reinventing your bathroom

There is lurking curiosity about ways of reinventing the bathroom. After all, the most intimate space in your home could emerge as a reflection of your persona. When considering reinventing your bathroom, think of everything from replacing your flooring and wall tiles to reorganizing your sanitaryware and fixtures and making space for those knick-knacks. Try taking the ecological route that renders an air of sophistication to the bathroom. Through this blog, we introduce you to 5 innovative ways of reinventing your bathroom:

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Do you ever find yourself torn between wanting a large tile to make a big impact and smaller tiles for a more refined look? You're not alone. In this blog post, we'll explore the pros and cons of both large slab tiles and small size tiles so you can make the best decision for your home.

LARGE-FORMAT TILES

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Home is where the heart is. Many homeowners prefer using large-format tiles to create a space that is not only inviting but also reflective of their own personal style. For example, some people prefer vintage aesthetics and some have a penchant for royal grandeur. Whether used in the living room or the kitchen, or any other room in the house, these tiles make a bold statement while emphasizing on the underlying statement of maintenance. Thanks to their large size and minimal grout lines, large format tiles create an impression of larger spaces. Rev the personality of your inner spaces by trading your old tiles for large format tiles.

WHAT ARE LARGE FORMAT TILES?

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Large-format tiles are a popular choice for both commercial and residential applications. Apart from creating a sense of openness and spaciousness, they are durable and easy to maintain. There are many things to consider while choosing large format tiles. This will include material, color, and finish. With so many options available, it is important to consult an expert to find the best product that caters to your needs.

Large format tiles make a stunning impact when applied on walls. It is easier to clean and maintain the walls, they withstand leakages, and even cease the fungus and molds owing to excessive moisture. The application of tiles could turn out to be an expensive affair but it is a life-long maintenance-free proposition, with a timeless look.

SIZE OF THE LARGE FORMAT TILES

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When one edge of a tile is greater than 15 inches, it falls into this category. In the past, the most popular large-format size was the 12-by-24-inch rectangular tile. Currently, owing to technology, some of the tiles manufactured are as large as 36-inch size. The appeal and veining on these tiles are simply eye-catching.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

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  • The size, shape, color, and material are factors that will influence the look and feel of your space. Large-format tiles render a seamless look and the appearance is cleaner.
  • Don't forget to pay attention to the tile's format. Traditional tiles, including subway and mosaic, are available in a range of modest sizes. However, modern designers choose large-format tiles.
  • Costs for large format tiles might be high. Although you might use fewer tiles overall, larger pieces will cost more than smaller ones.
  • Walls and floors must be perfectly flat to accommodate large-format tiles. A maximum one-eighth-inch discrepancy over 10 linear feet is acceptable. If there is a greater discrepancy, lippage — meaning that one edge of a tile is higher than the adjacent tile, creating an uneven surface — may occur. So before you commit to this dramatic tile size, have your contractor assess the viability of installing them based on your floor conditions.
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  • Installation costs of large-format tiles is dearer owing to the sheer size and weight of the tile. One needs to take special care to withstand breakage.

Where Large-Format Tiles Work Best

In recent times, large format tiles work almost anywhere. The spaces include:

  1. Living room spaces
  2. Bedroom spaces
  3. Large Corporate offices
  4. Luxury cafe and restaurants


The most practical application of large format tiles is in busy spaces like kitchen and bathrooms. This will ensure cleanliness and keep the tiles free from grout.

SMALL FORMAT TILES

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Small tiles have always been a popular choice for bathrooms and kitchens because of their durability and easy maintenance. Casamia renders modern twist to small tiles, taking it beyond the realms of functionality. The series creates a unique aesthetic that may change any space by fusing traditional ceramic elements with modern design. Apart from the decorative features, small tiles can also be used to structure space. Small tiles are best employed to create a focal point or adding a narrative to a rather boring space. Small tiles are versatile and stylish leaving an indelible impact on the onlooker.

THE SMALL CERAMIC TILES: FUNCTIONAL AND AESTHETIC

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Small ceramic tiles are both functional and aesthetically pleasing. They are made of porcelain stoneware, which makes them durable and long-lasting. Additionally, small format tiles offer a variety of possibilities in terms of space planning. They can be used to create decorative accents on floors, walls, and even ceilings. There are endless patterns and formats available in the small format tiles, catering to anything from an opulent to a minimalistic look.

WHAT ARE THE AESTHETIC ASPECTS AND COLORS OF SMALL TILES?

The small format tiles draw attention to detail adding to the aesthetic value of the overall space. The texture and effect is inspired by materials such as stone, concrete, minerals and fossils. Every detail, even the smallest, adorns the surface of the tile.

  • Small tile allows you to modify your spaces, thanks to a striking stone effect. The resulting aesthetic combines the character of the natural material with the elegance sought by the choice of the small format.
  • This type of tile also comes in different colors. You can opt for classic, neutral-toned tiles or something more striking and vibrant, depending on your focal point.
  • The transparency of some glazes makes it possible to brighten up your interior while preserving an intimate atmosphere. You will then have an original decoration while being able to create different shades according to your desires by playing with the intensity of light in your room.
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In a nutshell, short-format tiles add persona to your inner spaces.

CONCLUSION

Are large slab tiles better than small size tiles? Generally, we would say YES! Large format tiles are becoming increasingly popular due to their many benefits. They cast an impressionable impact in your living spaces. Smaller times are easier to use and add aesthetic value to your living spaces. The use of the large or small format tiles, depends upon the overall decor plan. At the end of the day, it all comes down to personal preference and what will work best for your home. Have you decided which type of tile is right for you, describe your views in the comments section.?

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