Stone and tile flooring is extremely durable, attractive and appropriate a wide variety of room décor. The use of stone and tile as flooring dates back hundreds if not thousands of years. Stone and tile flooring can be placed in just about any room in your home near Myrtle Beach SC – like tile bathroom flooring and kitchen floors.
The most common types of tiles are ceramic, porcelain tile floors, slate and stone such as terrazzo and travertine. Tiles are available in a variety of widths and thicknesses, textures, colors, and patterns. Nearly every look can be achieved at a variety of different budget points well…so figure out the look that you want first, then let your Myrtle Beach design associate help fit your needs in to your budget.
Since there is such great flexibility in designing with stone and tile flooring, it’s best to seek the input and advice of a flooring professional. Give us a call at Floor Coverings International in Myrtle Beach SC – we can walk you through the selection process with ease.
Consider all the points above before making a final decision on your preferred tile flooring.
Tile Flooring Options
- The durability of stone and ceramic tile make them well-suited to high traffic areas
- Tile floors stand up very well to sand tracked in to the home from the beach
- Ceramic or glass tile is especially popular in entryways, bathrooms, and kitchens
- Stone and tile flooring can usually be cleaned using only a damp mop or sponge
Tile Styling Considerations
- Tile is available in a huge assortment of sizes, colors, patterns, and finishes
- Something as simple as turning the tile floor on a diagonal can offer a far more interesting look than a basic straight lay.
- A brick lay pattern can be even more unique (call your Myrtle Beach, SC design associate for details on this one!)
- Grout color can be customized to match or contrast with your choice of tile
- Accent tiles, mosaics, and pattern options are limited only by the imagination and give your home a unique look
Some other things to consider:
- Some tile surfaces can be slick , especially when wet or covered in sand from the beach, while other types of tile provide greater traction.
- Tile does not retain heat well, so floors may feel cold to bare feet in winter. However, new technology is available that allows us to offer heated tile flooring!