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Unleash The Tiles: Don’t Limit Them To Your Bathroom and Kitchen

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The first three things which come to most people’s minds upon the mention of ceramic tiles are the bathroom, kitchen, and the pool. However, with their many textures and colors, they can do so much more for your home.

Perfect stepping stones

You can use individual tiles as stepping stones and make a path throughout your garden. However, you can create perfect stepping stones with the use of broken tile pieces. Find an old pie or a cake pan you can sacrifice for this purpose. Fill this pan with mortar or concrete and push broken tile pieces into it. You can form a pattern or do it randomly. Make sure that you do not push them too hard in as they will get “swallowed” by the cement.

Alternatively, you can take a plain concrete stepping stone, soak it in water and cover it with a layer of mortar. Arrange the pieces of tiles on the mortar whichever way you want. Once you are done arranging, cover them with a layer of grout. Once you have managed to fill all the gaps between the tiles, you can remove excess grout with a sponge.

General flooring

Looking at the bathroom and the kitchen, ceramic tiles are traditionally used on their floors and walls probably mostly due to the water. They do not soak the water in and can prevent any damage caused by moisture. Another excellent feature of ceramic tiles is that they are very durable and easy to maintain, this is why they are a good choice for every area in your house which sees a lot of traffic. Also, ceramic tile floors are cold without floor heating or with the heating off, so they work very well in hot weather by making entire rooms cooler. With the right style, they