Choosing the right style of tiles for your new kitchen can make all the difference and really bring the room to life. There are a wide variety of tiles to choose from ranging from mosaics to glass and porcelain and there are endless effects that you can create so it pays to get right.
Mosaic tiles are available in every kind of material from travertine to glass and are usually supplied in sections on a mesh or backing sheet, this makes them quicker to install but it can be difficult to get them exactly straight. The sizes of mosaic tiles vary ranging from tiny squares to larger versions, they can also be tricky to clean especially in preparation areas where the grout can become easily discoloured.
Brick-style tiles are ideal for creating a period look and are becoming an increasingly popular choice. This style of tile is available in a variety of colours, materials and sizes and can also be used as a contrast to an area of large format tiles or can be used all over to make a kitchen appear wider.
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