Hardwood floors are one of the most popular flooring options, but this can be incredibly expensive, and high maintenance. That’s why wood effect tiles can be an even better option. So what are wood effect tiles? And what are the advantages of timber effect tiles for traditional floors? Well, here at Tiles 2 Go, we are Preston’s leading tiling experts. And this is our guide to everything you should know about traditional flooring with wood effect tiling.
What are wood effect floor tiles?
Timber effect floor tiles, or wood effect floor tiles, are long, thin, rectangular tiles cut in the shape of solid timber flooring pieces. They are available in a variety of timber patterns, from light cream to dark grey, and of course all shades or brown and beige. This means that when installed, the floor will look incredibly similar to a hardwood floor. In fact, its extremely difficult to tell the difference.
What are the advantages of wood effect tiles for traditional floors?
So, why should you choose wood effect floor tiles, instead of hardwood, for your traditional floors? Well, there are a number of benefits to timer effect floor tiles, including:
- Fully water resistant- timber effect floor tiles are naturally waterproof and resistant to wear and tear. This means they need very little maintenance to stay looking great, and be fully functioning. This also means that you can use the same tiles throughout your home, including the kitchen and bathroom.
- Underfloor heating- as underfloor heating becomes increasingly popular, floor tiles become more important. Tiles is the most efficient thermal conductor, and can help keep your room warmer for longer. With timber effect floor tiles, you can have the visual effect of hardwood, with the functionality of tile.
For more information or advice, get in touch with the team today, here at Tiles 2 Go.