In this article, we will find out why tile is the ideal material for damp rooms like the bathroom and how to highlight it..
Why should you avoid using parquet in this room ?
You should know that the bathroom is subject to variations in temperature, which is why you will fog up on your mirrors. When the humidity level is too high, the wood expands and swells. And it retracts when the humidity drops. Generally, the techniques and installation materials are designed to compensate for this work, the elastic parquet adhesives follow the movements of the wood without losing their adhesion but there are still limits…
How to dress your floor and walls ?
On the floor or on the walls, the tiling dresses the bathroom and attracts attention in all sobriety and without having to accumulate decorative elements. Make the right choice of colors and shape of your tiles according to the exposure of your bathroom and the arrangement of its elements.
- Bedrock style tiling
It is not necessarily necessary to tile a bathroom up to the top of the walls. It is possible to stop the tiling 30-50 cm from the ceiling and continue with paint that will contrast. At more than 1m, the base created structures the room and highlights the architecture. However, it is necessary to maintain a good tiled surface around the tub and above the sink in order to protect the walls from splashing water.
- The groundsheet
More hygienic than a real carpet, “carpet effect” tiles !
Between optical effects and harmonious blends, tiled rugs dress the floor of your bathroom !
Opt for colored and mismatched tiles to define the areas !
- The checkerboard
Over time, checkered tiles have remained chic and popular for a timeless decoration !
Alternating earthenware tiles in two different colors, the checkerboard creates an effective effect and allows you to customize any floors and walls in the bathroom.
- Tile only one wall
As with wallpaper, it is possible to tile only one wall for an unusual wall decoration !
To add character to your bathroom, opt for tiles that have character and originality.