Kitchen Tile - A Gallery of Versatility
Tile has increasingly become an important aspect in modern kitchen design. It reflects the personality of the homeowner and creates a very livable space. Do you want a bold mix of color, stainless steel, or a soft cream? Anything you can dream up can be made with tile! More versatile than paint and wallpaper, tile is a key element in the vast majority of kitchens around the world. Although primarily used as flooring, it is often used as a backsplash or countertop as well. There are many different varieties of tile to choose from; ceramic, porcelain, glass, stone, and metal. Almost everywhere you look you will find examples of each in current kitchen designs.
The first section will showcase several kitchens that have utilized tile. This will illustrate the function and beauty of tile along with many applications. The second section will have sample pictures of different tile colors and styles to help you narrow your search. Finally, the third section will have links to sites that will help you choose the perfect tile for your new or improved kitchen.
Kitchens Pictures - Examples of Tile Usage
Try printing out these color samples and holding them up in different places around your kitchen. It will show you how different styles and color can change and update the face of your kitchen.
For walls and backsplashes
Don’t forget about Radiant Heating!
Though tile is visually attractive, it can feel physically cold. There is an easy fix for this, why not add radiant floor warming? It can easily be installed under tile and it increases both the comfort and the value of your home.
How can I find tile like this?
A majority of the pictures above are of tile that can be bought at the links below. On these sites you can learn more about the different types of tile and how they can beautify your home.
Good luck and happy hunting!
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