As the name suggests, school tiles are best suited for the walls and floors of schools. They can also be used in children’s rooms. In addition to classrooms, schools need to have spaces to cater to many other functions such as assemblies, sporting activities and other cultural and extra-curricular activities. Then, there are hallways and conference rooms for group activities. All these areas require a specialized flooring solution, and that’s where school tiles come into the picture.
To start with, you need to be practical about your choice when it comes to school tiles. Your choice needs to convey a sense of warmth for the nursery sections, and needs to set a disciplined environment for the senior classes. School gymnasium areas are used for various purposes such as playing basketball, doing yoga, taking a dance class and so on.
A wide variety of school floor options are available at Orientbell, complete with accent and border tiles to add an interesting look. You can choose from greys, whites and browns or tan school floor tiles, or opt for the brighter reds and greens.
School tiles should be non-slippery. Slips and falls are common in schools and a leading cause of injury. Slip-resistant flooring can minimize this risk. For this quality, these tiles can also be used in places which are prone to moisture.
There are many tile options that can be used in various school areas. These include carpet, ceramic, hardwood, laminate, natural stone, rubber, vinyl and many more tiles.
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It is important that the flooring of the school area should be aesthetically pleasing, safe, durable, warm and comfortable. And that’s where school tiles really help. These tiles come in matte and glossy finishes to add a polished look to school spaces. What’s more, they are solid and strong, and their look isn’t hampered with heavy traffic. Now, that’s a big attraction!
Available in double charge and marble choices, they are perfect for high-density structures to enhance their aesthetics in no time. Plus they are also long-lasting, and isn’t that we all want?
Matte finish school tiles can easily be used to enhance the walls and floors of classrooms, as well as receptions and the pantry in school. What really strikes you at the first glimpse is their magnificent highlights. In fact, the reception areas, staff rooms, and classrooms can be enhanced further through options like Blenda Grey or Nu Canto Carbon further elevated with glossy finishes.
They don’t even need customary cleaning, just a wipe and they look as good as new!
School tiles are available in variable sizes of 195*2000mm, 300*300mm, 600*600mm, and 600*1200mm, Nano Orbit or Onyx Multi can be yet another extraordinary alternative for the walls, and choice for the library.
What are the various kinds of school tiles available?
Vinyl tiles are often used in schools as there is significant moisture expected due to spillage and other reasons. These are comfortable to walk on, require low maintenance, and are water- and stain-resistant.
Laminate flooring looks like real hardwood has been used for flooring. It’s resistant to fading, scratching and scuffing. Also, laminate flooring is a cheaper alternative to solid hardwood.
Rubber flooring is another option for schools. This too is easy to maintain and very comfortable for standing and walking. It can be used in assembly rooms where students may need to stand for long periods. Additionally, rubber flooring offers sound absorption that makes it an ideal option for music classes in schools.
FT Andes Crema School tile with a matte finish, is a popular tile which can be used in bathrooms as well as in classrooms. This tile is scratch-proof with a ceramic body. This germ-free tile is a perfect option for commercial properties and schools which have common bathrooms and toilets. These tiles help to maintain the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness which is mandatory for school toilets.
What are the different sizes available?
Large-format tiles make floors look more streamlined, thereby creating an illusion of more space. These tiles are available in variable sizes of 195*2000mm, 300*300mm, 600*600mm, and 600*1200mm.
Tiny tiles can be used when the spacing between the sink, toilet, cabinets and other bathroom fixtures is compact.
What are the types of designs and patterns made available?
Ceramic tiles can also be used in schools and are best suited for walls. Porcelain tiles can be used for walls, glass tiles can be used for both walls and floors. All these tiles are available in various patterns and styles. Then there are cement, marble, mosaic, granite and limestone tiles.
All of them can be used on floors and walls.
These school wall and floor tiles are available in a variety of designs and patterns. Instead of going for a common design, you can enhance the look of your space by going for a unique shape or pattern.
Classroom floors should be comfortable, safe and slip-resistant.
Durability is also a major concern when it comes to school tiles. The options you choose for school corridors and hallways must be resilient.
What are the materials and finishes available?
The school has multiple areas which are used for different purposes, from the entrance area, reception, offices to classrooms, hallways and auditoriums to quarters for school staff and bathrooms and recreational areas.
School tiles are available in glossy or matte finish in different designs and patterns. Also, newer technology is being used to lay tiles in ways that lead to minimal disruption. For instance, schools now use interlocking carpet tiles, which is simple to install and can be repaired without damaging the entire floor.
How does it save cost?
Traditionally, school tiles required more maintenance and regular cleaning, which can be expensive. Older school flooring material required more maintenance and, hence, high maintenance costs. The new range of school tiles have changed that and have reduced the costs substantially because they require less maintenance. Less maintenance means less cost.