Tiling work for a new Townhouse in Melbourne

Tiling your townhouse is one of the easiest ways to make them achieve a seamless perfect look and stylish interiors. As tiling is the most popular choice flooring in Australia, you get a different variety of tiles to consider and choose from. There are almost 11 varieties of tiles that can be used for transforming your townhouses into cool summer homes which are water-resistant and eco-friendly as well. It is imperative to consider the best of options for the tiling work of your new townhouse as this serves as a long-term investment for your place. Having a temporary plan for now and changing it as the trend goes can be extremely expensive and lead to plenty of wastage. As a responsible owner of a townhouse, you need to be organised and precise about the structure and design of your townhouse and have a sustainable and durable interior design for it. As tiles are great ways to reflect your creative minds and personality, it is important to carefully colour code and choose the interiors floor tiles for the right townhouse plan. Also as there are tiling works that are mostly considered for interior floors, it is important to consider import parameters like fire and water resistance, grip and slip resistance for safety purposes. The tiling work you choose for your home needs to be something that can shield your home from any sort of weather condition. If the location of your townhouse is close to the hills, you need to make sure that the design and material are rain and cold-proof. You may have the occasional coating for unpredictable weather; however, it is best to be prepared for the worst cases as well. The following gives you a better list of options to be prepared for any case scenario and help plan your townhouse design pragmatically.

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Here is a detailed description of these tile varieties for your reference:

  1. Marbles: Marble tiling gives your home a very elegant and aesthetic value.
    1. Pros: highly durable, the colour choice available based on mineral composition, variable finishes.
    2. Cons: costly, stain absorbing and are the laying down process is extremely time-consuming.
    3. Use: Interiors floorings.
  2. Travertine: Travertine is an obtained as a byproduct from natural hot spring, artesian spring and caves.
    1. Pros: Water-resistant, highly durable, Variable colours available due to the Porosity, pits and rough texture and slip-resistant.
    2. Use: Exteriors like decks and bathroom floors.
  3. Slate: Slate is found in large metamorphic rocks deposits.
    1. Pros: Variable colours with different veins, Slip resistant and highly durable.
    2. Cons: Proper maintenance required.
  1. Use: Kitchen, swimming pool decks and bathroom floors.
  2. Ceramic: Ceramics are available in porcelain and non-porcelain versions, which are created from clay material moulding.
    1. Pros: Porcelain floor tile – With fewer impurities, harder, denser, moisture resistant, durable and suited for heavy usage. Non-porcelain tile: Economic and easier with lay down.
  3. Granite: Granite is a dense and hard igneous rock.
    1. Pros: Distinctive appearance with mineral speckled appearance, Polishing leads to scratch-resistant.
    2. Use: Kitchen flooring.
  4. Faux wood: Faux wood is a combination of ceramic property and wood’s natural beauty is a tiling trend with unlimited varieties of design.
    1. Pros: Durable, Water-resistant, termite-free and requires less maintenance.
  5. Quartzite: Quartzite is a very high quality and appealing stone for tiling floors.
    1. Pros: Durable, non-slip, smooth and marble finish available.
    2. Use: Driveways, pathways and pool decks.
  6. Onyx: Onyx is a stone very like marble and is calciferous translucent stone.
    1. Pros: Unique and colour varieties available.
    2. Cons: Fragile and requires backing.
    3. Use: Countertops and low use flooring.
  7. Mosaic: Mosaic gives us a creative option as a decorative tile, created from varying materials.
    1. Pros: Highly attractive and colour with a good visual appeal.
  8. Terrazzo: Terrazzo is a material composed of several materials like quartz, marble, glass and granite.
    1. Pros: Long-lasting and frequent refinishing and polishing give a new look.
    2. Cons: Slippery. Use Exterior floors and pathways away from water.
  9. Sandstone: Sandstone is a beautiful and colourful stone. Pros: Amazingly rich and earthy appeal

Wood work interior

With so many options in colours and style in hand, you would realize that tiling works have better hygiene factors, less wearing and are non-allergic when compared resin or epoxy coated floors. Most of these tiles are non-sealing, odourless, less maintenance, pet-friendly and budget-friendly options. With software and technology development, tile experts also give you options to choose and customize the currently available variation in the tile and their types in shades of colours and combinations, styles, grain size, veins and shapes. The tile quality and daily routines in cleaning and maintenance needed are also considered as technology developments have created self-cleaning and stain-resistant floor tiles which can be used in our exteriors. All these add to the right aesthetics and helps for optimal property development planning.