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Are you confused too because you don’t know which tile to choose from?

Are you relying too much on relatives and other sources to select the right kind of tile for you?

Let’s cut all the confusions and help you choose the right kind of tile according to your space and you requirements.

Here is a guide that lets you choose tiles just as per your requirements.

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  • Ceramic tiles most popular in kitchen spaces as they are easy-to-clean
  • Wall concepts that have highlighter, dark and light shades continue to being a hit
  • Kitchen floors can be Matte finish with 300*300mm and 600*600mm being the popular sizes.

Kitchen is the heart of the home where stories are weaved with flavours and aromas. But it is these flavours and aromas that sticks to the walls or may stain the kitchen permanently. A normal painted wall, thus is not enough. You need something durable, long-lasting yet stylish and defines who you are.

Ceramic tiles - are most popular for kitchen areas as they are easy-to-clean and maintain and has lower water absorption. You can either use single coloured tiles all over the kitchen over choose to create wall concepts.

Popular wall concepts being the ones with kitchen utensils and cutleries, these are called Highlighter tiles. These are not just glossy but are extremely easy to clean.

They are popularly clubbed with light and darker tiles to compliment the highlighter and that is how a wall concept is created. You can view some popular kitchen tiles here (link to kitchen tiles)

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Floors for kitchen – Kitchen floors are usually ignored but the truth is they should be given equal priority. Since the one needs to move from one section to another frequently in the kitchen plus eatables tend to fall resulting in stains especially if it is a marble floor.

Floor tiles come in as a permanent, easy to clean option. These tiles are almost no maintenance, you can opt tiles in matt or glossy finish.

You can click here to view an array of kitchen floor tiles.

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  • Wall concepts that have highlighter tiles, dark and light tiles. Can make statement or accent walls with highlighter tiles.
  • Ceramic floor tiles in matt finish are absorb less water hence ideal for bathroom floors. These are available in array of shades and sizes
  • 300mm*300mm being the popular floor size.

Bathrooms are a place where one seeks peace yet remains the most ignored space when the entire house is being constructed, designed or renovated. Bathrooms are ignored because either they are too small to do anything with or we think it is not as visible as other spaces.

But do you bathrooms say a lot about your personality and hygiene than any other space you want to glorify.

Let’s help you pick the right tile to give your bathrooms a ‘wow’ factor.

Bathroom walls makes the first impression of who you are. Wall concepts are popular and designs are available in abundance for every requirement.

Generally, ceramic tiles are used with 300mm*450mm and 300mm*600mm being the most popular size. Ceramic tiles are easy to clean and maintain with lower water absorption. They can be cladded on the wall easily.

Wall concepts are a combination of highlighter tiles put together beautifully with light and dark tiles to create a colourful combination.

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Bathroom floors are of utmost important as it may prove hazardous if right flooring is not chosen.

Popular choice are ceramic tiles which have lower water absorption in matt finish or anti-skid tiles for the bathroom floor. 300*300mm being the most popular size

Bathroom floor tiles are available in array of colours, shades and sizes and are easy to maintain and safe for kids and elderly citizens.

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  • Bigger slabs of vitrified tiles -800mm*800mm for living rooms continue to be most popular.
  • Marble and Wooden tiles remain favourite choice for living room; they look elegant, easy to clean and can be mopped.
  • Clad living room walls with tiles to create accent walls, can use neutral tiles on all walls to give glamourous look.

While you spend lots of time in your living room, it also is the first space your guests see when they visit you. And if you looking to bring your A-game then tiles maybe the long lasting and durable option you can totally opt for.

Both ceramic and vitrified tiles are most popular flooring choice for living rooms. Living Floor tiles are available in array of designs and patterns in the market and the variety is huge.

Marble and wooden tiles continue to be the most popular designs for living room.

Marble tiles versus Marble slabs are not just inexpensive but are easy to maintain and is available in various shades and pattern which looks exactly like marble slabs.

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Living room wall tiles are gradually catching popularity with this space. While you love to paint or use wall paper, tiles happen to be one-stop investment that stays longer and looks more stylish and elegant.

There is a lot you do with tiles, be it creating an accent wall or use marble or book match marble tiles. Both gloss and matt finish not just looks great but lives longer than paint or wall paper.

Tiles give a very hotel-like look to your living rooms leaving a lasting impression on your guests.

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  • Vitrified and ceramic tiles in glossy finish in bigger sizes if you want to make your room look bright and bigger.
  • Wooden planks along with other tiles are another favourite which can be laid in various patterns.
  • For bedroom walls; give tiles a chance and create stylish accent patterns to using neutral shade tiles to enhance the overall look of the bedroom.

Bedroom is a personal space and should immediately help you relax. The cosy bedrooms should be carefully designed keeping your personal style, routine and maintenance in mind.

Ceramic and vitrified body can be used on bedroom floors.

We recommend vitrified tiles in glossy finish in bigger sizes if you want to make your room look bright and bigger.

Ceramic body is another great option for bedroom floors and are almost no maintenance durable tiles.

While marble and wooden tiles continue to dominate bedroom spaces, designer and digital tiles are slowly catching up with the trend.

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For bedroom walls; give tiles a chance and create stylish accent patterns to using neutral shade tiles to enhance the overall look of the bedroom.

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  • Available for exterior and interior usage, elevation tiles are a way to accentuate the look of your walls.
  • They stay longer and protect walls from fungus and other bacteria risks.
  • Terracotta, brick, stone and other natural looking rustic patterns to sleek looking marble tiles in different shades and sizes. (250*375mm, 300mm*450mm, 300mm*600mm

Cover your walls beautifully with Elevation tiles.

Available for exterior and interior usage, elevation tiles are a way to accentuate the look of your walls. Unlike paint they stay longer and protect walls from fungus and other bacteria risks.

An array of designs like – terracotta, brick, stone and other natural looking rustic patterns to sleek looking marble tiles in different shades and sizes.

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You can additionally explore a range of elevation tiles here

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  • Look for flooring options that is weather resistant, durable yet not comprising on style and aesthetics for gardens, walkways, etc.
  • Outdoor tiles or pavers comes in 3 variants – brick, concrete, natural stone
  • Popular sizes in this range are – 300mm*300mm and 400mm*400mm

Outdoor tiles or paver tiles fit the bill perfectly.

These tiles are manufactured specially for outdoor purpose, are weather resistant yet available in various shades and sizes as per your requirements.

These tiles can be used in garden walk ways, terraces, balcony, etc. You can also check a range of paver tiles here.

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Be it garden walkways or outdoor areas, you must look for flooring options that is weather resistant, durable yet not comprising on style and aesthetics.