Sanitary tiles are ideal for use in bathrooms, kitchens, around wash basins and other places where optimal cleanliness and hygiene are the utmost priority. The tiles can be made from stones, ceramic, metal etc, with the only feature required being optimal resistance to moisture, water and slippage. Sanitary tiles are easy to clean, come in a range of patterns, textures, dimensions and many other specifications. Furthermore, these can also be customized to fulfill a client's requirement.
Some years ago, bathrooms, and kitchens were thought of as drab but essential places in any living facility, whether it be residential or commercial. However, with changing thought patterns amongst people, the decor of bathrooms and kitchens today is being given equal importance to that of other living spaces, such as bedrooms and drawing rooms. This has resulted in an exponential increase in the usage of sanitary tiles, a trend which is sure to continue.
Attributes of Sanitary Tiles
These are long lasting and require minimal maintenance.
These are very easy to lye.
Sanitary tiles can be used both as floor tiles and also as wall coverings.
These are stain and oil resistant.
The tiles can withstand high vertical pressure.
Why Using Sanitary Tiles is the Better Option :
These have a much higher abrasion resistance than marbles or glossy tiles.
The installation process of sanitary tiles is comparatively easier. Also, the installation time required is lesser than that of marble.
Marble, being a naturally occurring material has limited scope for customization. While sanitary tiles can be customized to a much larger extent.
Also, sanitary tiles can be pre polished, thereby reducing the need for after installation polishing, as is the case with marbles.
Apart from bathrooms, kitchen counter tops, sanitary tiles can also be used in living spaces and exterior places. A benefit not possible with glossy tiles.
Some Design Ideas Using Sanitary Tiles :
Wainscoting – Wainscoting is a decorative wall covering using sanitary tiles that extends partway up the wall. This design adds character to places where used.
Border Tiling – This design enables to give a personal touch along with a minimalistic look.
Shower Tiles – Sanitary tiles can be used specifically in bath showers inside a bathroom, thus giving the shower a different look.
All Over Design – This design is distinguished by the fact that the same sanitary tiles are used for flooring as well as for wall covering.