A rustic or country kitchen is a space where meeting and eating together is often the principle purpose of the room. This generally makes use of natural materials and textures that can bring warmth and vibrancy to the space. And this includes timber and hard wood, as well as real solid stone. However, solid stone can be difficult to use effectively in the kitchen environment where moisture and water, as well as durability can be an issue. This is why stone effect floor tiles can be so successful. So what are these? And should you consider using stone effect floor tiles for rustic kitchens? Well, here at Tiles 2 Go, we are Preston’s leading tiling experts. From plain porcelain tiles to patterned tiles, and textured tiles to hexagonal tiles, we stock a variety of tiles, perfect for a range of tiling projects. As a result, we have produced this guide to everything you should know about stone effect floor tiles.

What are stone effect floor tiles?

Stone effect floor tiles are tiles that are created specifically to look like the natural material. They are also created to offer the same physical and visual texture as real stone. However, unlike real stone, these will be fully waterproof and will not need sealing or treating to remain effective and protective. This means that you can create the desired aesthetic and practical appeal, without the hassle.

So why should you use stone effect floor tiles for rustic kitchens?

Stone effect floor tiles for rustic kitchens can be incredibly effective for a number of reasons, including:

  • Adding character- you can add character to your kitchen with stone effect floor tiles, because these have the same visual impact as natural stone. This means that small, well-designed imperfections and blemishes are all countered in to create a visual result that is as aesthetically effective as possible, So, if you’ve always wanted limestone flagstones, you can use stone effect tiles to create the same effect, without facing practical difficulties.
  • Tile qualities- tiles can offer a range of qualities including durability and natural waterproof qualities.

For your latest tiling project, why not take a look at our range of tiles today, here at Tiles 2 Go?