The choice of flooring is currently a rather complicated process. The assortment of hardware stores is extensive - any buyer can find everything he needs. The stores have a fairly large catalog of all kinds of colors and textures. However, practical people give their preference to floor tiles. First of all, because the material looks great, washes quickly and has a long service life.
Features of the
Floor tiles are recognized by special markings on the packaging - usually a black square with a white shoe. In order for ceramics to serve for a long time and bring joy to their owners, you need to correctly approach the issue of its selection.
The tile has a wide variety of characteristics. There are hardened options or more durable models on the building materials market. These are ideal flooring options for any space.
An important point when choosing a tile is to study its appearance. For laying tiles on the floor, it is best to choose models with a matte surface.: This option will be less slippery. When choosing a gloss, it is very easy to fall and get various kinds of injuries. The matte surface is even more resistant to various household chemicals.
You need to choose the material in accordance with the area of the room. Large tiles will look alien in a small room and, conversely, small tiles in a huge room may start to ripple in the eyes.
Putting tiles on the floor requires a lot of experience and dexterity in the construction business. In addition, you need to know the rules for laying tiles, choose the right tool and be ready for everything that awaits you in the process.
The floor on which the installation work will be carried out must be properly prepared. It must be even, firm, clean and dry.… To do this, it is necessary to remove all old coatings to concrete or cement screed, which is done in any case before starting work. Then it will be much more convenient to lay tiles. If the products are planned to be laid on the old base, then other preparatory work is needed.
For rooms and premises with a high proportion of humidity, a waterproofing agent must be applied. Very often, after laying the floor with tiles, the owners complain about the cold under their feet. Therefore, at the first stage, it is not too late to take into account the installation of a system called "warm floor".
After completing all the screed and waterproofing work, you need to lay out some fragments of the tiles on the floor. This technique is especially useful for those craftsmen whose tiles have an ornament or a clear pattern.
A preliminary layout will allow you to determine the location of the pattern. In addition, some batches of tiles may differ in color and when there is no possibility of return or exchange, such foresight will help you choose the best combination.
It is important to apply a marker to each tile. Then in the process of work it will be much easier to spread the drawing.
Much attention is also paid to the mixture for laying the floor covering. It should be homogeneous. A mixture that is too thick or too thin will not work. If in the process of work the master broke the tiles and it is impossible to buy a replacement in the store, then the professionals have a proven trick for this. You need to crush the old tile and lay it out in the form of a mosaic.
You need to know that whole tiles are laid first. And only at the very end, the missing halves are assembled. Cuttings begin to spread after the main laying sheet has dried… Then sheets of plywood are placed on the finished part of the floor and the missing parts are laid out.
Any excess mixture that comes out must be removed with a cotton cloth. If you cannot completely remove it immediately, then after the end of the work, all surplus must be removed… This will help special chemicals or ordinary water and rags.
When working in the bathroom, you need to use a special grout that does not allow moisture to pass through. For any damp room, such material is very relevant.
It is important to check the quality of the work performed. This is especially true of the owners who have hired a team of repairmen. The floor is considered level if the difference in an area of two meters is no more than one millimeter.… To check this, it is enough to use a long ruler and determine the width of the gaps.
The size of the tile can be varied, but the width of the seams in any case ranges from two to five millimeters. If these positions are not respected, then such a floor covering will not last long. Tile swelling or cracks can result from improper operation.
With the help of tiles, you can arrange the division of a living space into special zones. This is especially suitable for a studio apartment or kitchen combined with a room.
Advantages and disadvantages
Ceramic tiles have their own advantages and disadvantages. You need to have a good understanding of the characteristics of the selected material. This type of tile has a large number of advantages and has been appreciated by consumers in the construction market for many years.
Ceramics is an environmentally friendly material in its composition. It is made from sand, several types of different clay and numerous natural additives. These substances are hypoallergenic and non-toxic. Such tiles are quite durable and perfectly suited as a floor covering, they can withstand heavy loads.
Ceramic is a moisture resistant material. Due to the dense surface, grease and water are kept out. Also, due to moisture resistance, mold cannot appear on it, and unpleasant odors appear.
Such tiles are quite durable and will last for more than a dozen years. A special way of treating the surface of the tiles avoids the appearance of scratches or other minor damages on it. The ceramic finish is fire resistant and does not melt when temperatures rise significantly.
Such floors are quite practical, unassuming to clean.… The choice of colors and patterns will satisfy the most demanding taste. An additional benefit is that they do not fade.
In addition to its undeniable advantages, ceramics also has a number of disadvantages. Do not forget about them when choosing a flooring option. The surface of the tile always remains cold, which is not very useful for constant contact with women and young children. In such a situation, it is better to additionally use the "warm floor" system.
In the process of transportation and laying to tiles, you need to be extremely careful. It is very fragile and breaks easily. It is necessary to avoid hitting it with sharp and heavy objects from a height. Due to its fragility, cracks and all kinds of chips are instantly formed on its surface.
Ceramics have rather poor sound insulation. During the installation process, a separate expense item should be allocated for the purchase of soundproof materials. It is also quite slippery. It becomes especially traumatic when wet., therefore, for the kitchen and bathroom, it is better to choose not a smooth tile, but with a special rough surface. Another alternative would be tiles that imitate natural porous stone.
However, in recent years, tiles have continued to gain popularity as a floor covering. Ceramic has a good value for money compared to other flooring options.
A significant advantage is its variety and the ability to imitate various natural structures: metal, leather, wood species, types of stone. For example, ceramic parquet or wood-imitating pattern is a popular finish for decorating a kitchen space.
Before starting work, it is important to choose the color, pattern and, most importantly, the size of the ceramic tiles, suitable for the volume of the room. Due to the different types of layouts, the material should be taken with a margin. This is usually ten percent of the total.
Do not forget about the distance between the seams and pay attention to the uniformity of the laying. There are several basic schemes.
This is the most common pattern. Implies the arrangement of tiles in even rows and tightly adjacent to each other. For it, use a square tile, rectangles are also acceptable. The installation technology is quite simple and does not require special skill, which means it is suitable for novice tilers.
Facing in a simple design may seem to some to be somewhat boring and monotonous. The styling will look more original if the master uses tiles of several colors in his work.… However, this method poorly hides minor defects that may arise during installation. In the presence of a minor factory defect or an ill-conceived layout of the plates, everything will immediately become noticeable.
Serves as a good disguise in the presence of an uneven floor, visually expands the space. It is often used for rooms with a small area or non-standard layout.
This styling option is considered one of the most beautiful and complex, but also the most expensive in terms of the amount of consumables. It also leaves a lot of waste. The master will need an accurate calculation of the scheme and all his concentration in the process of mandatory tile cutting.
During installation, the drawing is located at a certain angle. Usually it is forty-five degrees. The best option for such an assembly is a square tile.… The first row is laid according to the traditional scheme. The second row is with pre-prepared triangles from a tile. Then all other rows are laid horizontally from the diagonal line.
This often used pattern when laying out floor tiles is also called "scattering". This technique will add originality and a touch of history to the room. A great way to get away from monotony or hide small defects in the kitchen or hallway. It is best for him to choose a plain, rectangular, a little less often square tiles..
The scheme resembles the laying of a brick house, that is, each element is located in the center of the seam of the previous row. You can place brick chains at an angle to the wall. The thickness of the seams must be strictly the same size, no defects are allowed.
It is worth considering that the surface of the subfloor during installation must have a perfectly flat surface, otherwise the protrusions will not allow creating clear lines of the pattern. For this type of installation, you need a special device - lighthouse plates. With their help, you can determine the level of curvature.
Before starting the installation, the beacons are laid in the corners. Then the layer of cement base is moistened and "bricks" are laid on the damp surface, focusing on the lighthouses. Then the rows are leveled with light tapping of the hammer. When the floor is perfectly smooth, the landmarks can be removed… The seams are formed after the floor is dry. This usually takes two to three days.
Another interesting solution is to install floor tiles in the form of parquet. This is a very original and stylish solution for any living space or office.For this type of assembly, it is customary to use rectangular tiles.
There are two ways to achieve the desired effect:
- standard parquet;
- masonry with attachment.
In the second case, the master additionally uses small mosaic tiles or tiles of a different color.
It is the compilation of large fragments of tiles of different sizes. Modules are composed according to a clear scheme, which is repeated from module to module. To facilitate the work, a drawing is needed, which indicates the dimensions of each tile and seams..
A simpler option for such masonry would be to use a large slab framed by small tiles. Some stores sell ready-made kits with a masonry diagram attached to the kit. The work is simple, a good option for a beginner master.
This option is suitable for large rooms with a perfectly flat floor. The drawing is similar to modular, but with a clear rhythm and without the use of a central element. The tiles are selected or cut into square and rectangular shapes in different sizes.
Inside one large fragment, the largest elements are laid out first.… The diagonal is formed by displacing each tile in relation to the next by half its size. After filling the module with the possible number of diagonals, the remaining space is filled with small elements of the composition. Rectangular tiles are used to align the shape with the edges of the module.
Tools and materials
It takes a lot of skill and good working capacity to lay floor tiles. This specialty is well paid and in great demand. For high-quality and professional work, you definitely need a special tool. The quality and speed of the work performed depends on the correctly selected tools of labor.
Professional tiling masters suggest six main positions.
A special mixer will help to create the necessary consistency of the solution, while the motor is not exposed to excessive pressure. There are imported samples and domestic ones. In this case, a conventional drill can quickly fail. Although, to prepare a small amount of solution, it is fine.
Tile cutter - the second important and necessary tool. Its main part is a wheel that cuts the tiles.
Manufacturers release this tool to the construction market in three versions:
- The tool for beginner tillers has many drawbacks. It is not suitable for large areas: the cut of a tile is no more than 40 cm. The indisputable advantage of such a tile cutter is perhaps its low cost.
- The second version of the tool is about five times more expensive than the first. Its cost ranges from twenty to thirty thousand rubles. Professional tile installers pay off the cost of such a tool in less than a year. The main producers are Italian and Austrian companies.
- The third option is a grinder.
All three tools account for about ninety percent of all tiler's tool costs.
Nippers - must be made of high quality metal. Their main purpose is to break the tile along the cut that the cutter made. For breaking tiles for sockets and pipes, thin wire cutters are used.
Grouting tools are also necessary in the work of the master. They represent:
- a two-liter plastic container;
- grout spatula;
- rubber hammer - important in the process of tapping tiles, should not be heavier than one kilogram;
- two pairs of mittens - felt and rubber;
- roller for laying mosaic tiles;
- a metal washcloth and a foam sponge - used to remove excess solution.
There is also a set of additional tools.At first glance, they may seem insignificant, but they will be needed in the process of work. In order for the corners to be straight, you must have two rulers. One is large and the other is very small… A large charcoal ruler is used when marking tiles on the floor.
It is better to choose metal rulers with values stamped on them. The numbers printed with paint are quickly erased.
You will need a fishing line to install the floor tiles. It is indispensable when working over a large area. The very first tile is laid with the molar line. Instead of fishing line, you can purchase a laser level.
Wedges will be needed for screed and plastering. The trowel will help you install the tiles. Use a scraper to clean up dried building materials. It is important to purchase plastic crosses and wedges. In your arsenal, you must have a tee about thirty meters long.
It is important to remember about safety in the process of performing work. The tiling technician will need safety goggles, which are indispensable in the tile cutting process. A respirator will help to quickly lay the tiles, but it must be replaced in time so as not to harm health.
It's worth starting with measuring the entire perimeter of the room. You need to check the angles for various discrepancies. To assess the scale of the proposed work, the old floor covering is removed. The entire area should be cleaned of paint, linoleum.
If tiles have already been laid on the floor, then they must be removed along with the cement mortar. Sometimes a hammer drill is required for these works.
At this stage, it is important to decide on the size, color, texture of the tiles and the method of installation. It is necessary to make a list of all the necessary tools and materials… These may include: self-leveling mixture, glue, tile cutter, primer, grout, protective compound and cleaning products after all work is completed. The preparation process can take a different length of time.
The quality of the floor needs to be assessed. For an uneven one with a large number of gaps and a slope, additional materials will be required. The identified shortcomings should be corrected as soon as possible.… In order for the result of the work to please the master and owners of the premises, it is worth strictly observing the entire technology of the process.
The preparation of the base is the initial stage. The cleaned surface must be prepared and impregnated with antifungal agents. After the impregnation is dry, you can start laying the waterproofing. Then they make a screed and, after waiting for it to dry, proceed to the primer. For uneven floors, use a self-leveling mixture.
There are other preparation methods for concrete. A special device is used, with which protrusions of more than three centimeters are marked and removed. All cracks and joints are treated with soil, and then a layer of cement is applied… After it has dried, all dust and debris must be removed with a vacuum cleaner. The surface is treated with an antifungal agent.
Special attention should be paid to the waterproofing layer in the bathroom and in the kitchen. As it you can use plastic wrap, waterproof varnishes and paints.
The type of screed is selected depending on the slope or the most protruding part. Differences in height more than three centimeters can be corrected with glue.
If there is a wooden floor, polyurethane foam is poured into all the cracks. Some people prefer to add plywood… A reinforcing mesh with cells is placed on top of it and poured with a special solution for wooden materials. Drywall is also used to level surfaces with differences of more than six centimeters. Then the rest of the building mixtures are applied.
Tile is a beautiful material with a long service life. Therefore, in order for the final version to please, it is worth approaching the matter carefully and scrupulously.
Leveling the floor
To level the floor in an apartment or house yourself, you need considerable experience in the construction business. For those who do not have enough skill or time, self-leveling mixes will come to the rescue. They easily spill over the floor and, filling all the depressions with themselves, form a flat surface.
Such a mixture consists of a very fine filler, to which gypsum or cement is added. Other special components accelerate the curing process and help leveling. The mortar can be used on concrete and wood floors.
- Gypsum mix… They have a high degree of strength and wear resistance, are suitable for all premises, regardless of their size, where there is no excess of humidity. An excellent choice for the "warm floor" system. This coating has a number of undeniable advantages. It is not dusty, has strong wear resistance, dries quickly and weighs little.
- Cement… Cement-based mixes are slightly more expensive. They are best used for baths and kitchens as they are ideal for damp environments. It is important to remember that the cement level will level out about five centimeters. If leveling of a much greater height is required, then it is necessary to carry out the work in two or three stages.
In hardware stores, there is a huge selection of such products. It is best to familiarize yourself with the composition before buying and contact a specialist in the store. If it becomes necessary to connect two mixtures of different composition, then you need to use a damper tape, the thickness of which is no more than one centimeter. This is necessary in order to avoid cracks due to different coefficients of thermal expansion.
The consumption of the self-leveling mixture will depend on the thickness of the screed. To do this, you need to multiply the area of the premises by the average value of the thickness. For large rooms, this can be quite an expensive pleasure.
Self-leveling mixture is applied on an already dried screed. It must be remembered that before starting work, it must be primed, having previously cleaned of dust… Then fix the beacon screws at the level. They will become a guideline for the thickness of the layer - usually it should not exceed five millimeters.
Then the floor is covered with the mixture and spread over the surface with a spatula. To remove air bubbles, the composition is leveled with a needle roller… Drying lasts from 6 to 12 hours, but you can start laying tiles only on the third day.
For the bath, a slope is provided so that water, if it hits the tile, flows towards the door… It is better that the floor is lower in level than in the room where the door opens and a high sill must be equipped. These are the precautions against flooding the apartment.
This is not a finished floor yet, but a preparatory process after which you can start laying the floor covering.
Laying rules on complex surfaces
These include floors with old tiles or plasterboard subfloors. In the case when it is not possible to dismantle them, you should provide for some features of laying new tiles.
On old tiles
First of all, the old floor must be washed and degreased with an alkaline detergent. The glossy surface of the tiles is also puncturedto provide a tighter grip on new material. Then they are cleaned of dust and debris. In any case, a primer is applied.
Further events can unfold according to two scenarios. In one case, with the help of a special glue for such cases, a new layer of tile is laid. In another, with a curved surface, the floor is first leveled with a leveling compound and only then proceed to styling.
The peculiarity of such an installation is that the seams of the old and new coatings should in no case coincide.
On a chipboard or wood floor
The surface is also degreased, dirt is removed, a primer is applied to a dry base.If there is a need to correct irregularities, self-leveling mixtures are used. The primer and screed must be very well done.
It is very important to use only special glue for wooden floors or with appropriate additives. For grouting, you will also need a special composition, more plastic than usual.
It is important to familiarize yourself with the composition and characteristics of the adhesive and for standard situations. For large floor tiles, it is worth choosing the one with the strongest characteristics. The mixture itself should adhere well to the rough base.… The price is influenced by the size and type of tiles.
It is worth paying attention to the level of moisture absorption. Laying tiles on a balcony or porch will require a special adhesive that can withstand low temperatures.
All types of tile adhesives can be divided into groups. The first includes standard formulations. They are made on the basis of cement and are usually used for indoor work. The second group includes slightly improved options. Whichever glue you choose to use it correctly, you need to study its characteristics and pay attention to the expiration date.
The preliminary marking of the tiles is an important stage of the work. The quality and durability of the coating will depend on this in the future. The center lines of the room will serve as the basis. By types, it can be divided into simple and diagonal.
Suitable for any beginner. It is important to observe the geometry correctly. It is necessary to measure the floor area in the room, count the number of tiles, joints between tiles and the total number of mixtures. You can start assembly from the farthest corner from the door… Usually, attention is immediately drawn to him when entering a room.
That is, they always start with the area that is most noticeable., and less visible areas are assigned to clipping. The most important wall in this sense is selected and a preliminary layout is made from it.
It is worth remembering that an incorrectly laid first row will fail the next. It is not necessary to strive for the seams of the floor and wall tiles to coincide, any mistake, slight curvature will then be striking.
With this method of styling it is better that during preliminary layout the whole tile is located in the center of the room, and then all the rest were distributed from it towards the corners. In the bathroom, the center is defined between the bathing area and the opposite wall. Sometimes, to avoid trimming the tiles, the center is deliberately shifted.
Visually enlarges the space. But this method of marking and laying is the most difficult. It is important to choose the right landmark by which the tiles will be laid out in the future. The diagonal runs at an angle of forty-five degrees, so the cords should be pulled along two diagonals, which, when crossed, form a right angle.
For construction, it is worth using an isosceles triangle. It is painted along two nearby walls.… The same lengths are marked, and the ends are connected to the third side. This third side will serve as a guide for laying tiles on the floor.
It often happens that the corners in a room do not have 90 degrees, the walls are curved and the trims along them will have different sizes. It doesn't look very aesthetically pleasing. To divert attention from the problem, designers recommend creating a frame or border on both sides for the central part of the room.… It can be done using ordinary tiles or friezes.
In this case, the central rectangle is created using the guiding cords and a tape measure. Opposite sides, diagonals, must be parallel and the same size. Having laid out the frame with tiles "seam in seam", having checked the accuracy of its corners and lines, they begin to lay out the main pattern of the diagonal from the most visible area.
In the inner part of the rectangle, whole slabs and halves will also participate in the creation of the diagonal. In this case, the master should pay increased attention to the clarity of the processed edge of the cut tile.
This is a simple matter, but it requires skill and special tools. There are different types of tiles, each of which requires its own set… For tiles with a porous structure, you need to use a glass cutter. Such a device will not be able to cut the rest of the ceramics; there are special types of electrical devices for it.
There is a special scheme for using a glass cutter at home. First, the cut line is marked. Lay the tiles on a horizontal surface to avoid slipping.… Then a straight line is drawn with a ruler. It is not recommended to press down the tiles strongly during this work..
Then you need to knock on the other side of the plate along the cut. The next step - with the cut end of the tile, move it to the edge of the table and press on the edge of the tile. If all the technology is followed, then the ceramics will break off strictly at the mark. Jagged ends can be corrected with tongs or sandpaper.
The scheme for using the tile cutter in working with tiles is somewhat different.
The tiles are laid on the base of the tile cutter. After that, the blade is firmly pressed against the plate and the tool handle is pulled. Close attention should be paid to the correct direction of the blade in relation to the tile.… All these manipulations must be done at one time so that all the edges come out even. As a result, the resulting incision is broken by hand.
If all the technology of work is followed, then the tile will break off exactly along the cut line.
When the screed and leveling of the floor is behind and the surface has been primed, you can start laying the tiles. Before installation, you need to make a neat and competent floor marking. If you plan to lay it out in the simplest way, then you still need to set the right direction. It is better to have step-by-step instructions and a diagram for each row..
Experienced craftsmen advise to lay out a couple of rows on a dry surface. This technique will help you see the future picture of the work. It is important that the first row is made of whole tiles. So the tiles are laid out in front of the front door.
Don't make the glue yourself. Do not soak the tiles before laying in water… Such handling of tiles, on the contrary, will ruin the whole work. After all, tile adhesive is made specifically for applying it to dry ceramics.
First of all, the master lays out the whole tiles. After that, you need to wait a certain time and remove all excess with a dry cloth. When the main canvas is dry, they start laying the trims around the entire perimeter of the room.
When laying, experts recommend applying the adhesive base with a notched trowel both to the floor and the tile itself. The strips should be perpendicular to each other: with this technique, optimal adhesion is achieved.
There must be a distance between the tiles. To make this distance the same, special plastic crosses are used… Before laying each tile, check the flatness of the surface. This control will help to change the amount of glue at an early stage.
Seams should not be completely covered with glue. If this happens, they must be cleaned out.… At the same time, you can remove the remains of the solution from the outside of the tile. If you leave the excess for later, it will be almost impossible to remove it.
For the safety of the already laid material, it should be covered with a protective layer of plywood. After finishing the laying of the trims and removing the plastic crosses, the tiles are left to dry until they fully set. In this matter, you need to clearly follow the instructions. Typically forty-eight hours are enough.… Last but not least, the finished surface is cleaned from construction dirt.
This is the final step in laying the tiles on the floor. Before starting work, you need to wait twenty-four hours after the end of the installation. Experienced craftsmen advise to wipe the joints with a damp cloth before starting to increase the uniformity of application and adhesion of the paste to the edges of the tiles.
The mashing process is carried out using a special composition - fugue. It should be chosen, taking into account the characteristics of the room and choosing the right shade for the tile.
Fugue is applied on a rubber trowel, then the seams are filled in with diagonal movements. You need to rub, press the composition into the seams, as if you want to make it with the tiles as one piece. Large excess of paste can be easily removed using the same spatula.
Don't forget about cleaning stained tiles.… To do this, you need a bucket of warm water and a foam sponge. After cleaning one area, you can start grouting the next section of the tile. Correction of inaccuracies can be started only after twenty-four hours..
It often happens that the seams can be uneven in height. This indicates that there is a surplus. They are removed with a sponge, holding it strictly at one angle to the surface. After sanding, the remaining debris is removed with a vacuum cleaner.
For grouting in the bathroom, experts recommend using a special sealant. This will keep the floor covering much longer and will prevent the appearance of fungus.
For information on how to lay tiles on the floor, see the next video.
Although the tiles are unpretentious material, they require careful maintenance. If it is enough to wipe the tiles with a damp cloth in the corridor, then the kitchen and bathroom need a more thorough cleaning. In the bathroom, it is worth using a disinfectant so that various microorganisms do not appear.
An abrasive sponge is often used to maintain the tiles. With it, you can remove all dirt, especially in the kitchen space. But in addition to dirt, the upper protective layer of the tile can also be easily removed. Therefore, you should pay attention to the large selection of household chemicals.
It is better to use liquid formulations, because the powder can also act as an abrasive… Folk remedies are also very popular. Ordinary soap solution will cope with minor dirt.… You can use food grade vinegar to remove rust.
When using strong and aggressive cleaning agents, it is worth protecting your hands with gloves. After the floor is dry, it must be additionally washed with clean water. The tile dries pretty quickly and cleaning of such a flooring will not take much time. The main thing is to remember that walking on wet tiles is traumatic.
Many experts recommend that after a major repair is completed, contact a cleaning company that will professionally clean the entire required area.
Beautiful examples in the interior
Anyone wants their home to be the most beautiful, functional and stylish. Designing a floor with tiles requires a lot of skill and patience. Currently, there are a huge number of different tiles with which you can create a beautiful and original interior.
To make the floor design look stylish, you should not use tiles of different texture. Due to the difference in characteristics, tiles of different structures cannot coexist together.
- For classic style a good solution would be to use tiles of the same type, but different sizes. Also an excellent solution would be a light-colored finish with an ornate pattern. A good solution is to copy a parquet or laminate pattern on the tile.
- High-tech style a dark tile that imitates stones will fit perfectly.Glossy tiles in dark colors look impressive and stylish. But here it is worth considering safety, given the slippery surface of the floor. A good option would be a combination of two colors in the bathroom and in the kitchen.
- For interior in the style of minimalism an excellent solution would be a tile of medium size and light colors. Due to this, the feeling of airy and voluminous space will remain. For loft - tiles imitating dark laminate. An original solution will be the layout of tiles for brickwork. Such a floor will be in harmony with a similar wall design and the general concept of interior design.
- Apartment in provence style decorate tiles with a pattern. It will add extra charm to the space and help to create a complete image of rural serenity. In the presence of small volumes of the room, laying out tiles of a small format will be an interesting solution. Such a tile will add additional simplicity and charm to the rustic style.
Whatever tile the owners choose, the main thing is that it is well laid and coincides with the design concept of the entire room.