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How to Use Tiles from American Design Tile Throughout Your Home 
June 10, 2019 at 12:00 AM
by American Design Tile Inc.

Tile is a versatile material that you can use in many areas of your home. Here at American Design Tile, we are proud to offer a vast selection of tiles for you to choose from, making it easy to find the perfect style to complement your decor. Here's a look at how you can use tile throughout your home. 


Flooring is the most obvious use for the products we offer here at American Design Tile. Natural stone, ceramic and other tiles are known for their durability, making them a natural choice for flooring. Even under heavy foot traffic, your tiles will be able to withstand the constant use. As a result, they will continue to look great for many years to come. When cleaning your tile floors, take care not to use too much polish. You don't want your feet to slip as you move around your house. 


While you may not immediately think of tile as a wall covering material, this trend has been growing in popularity. Areas where you might use wainscoting, molding or other decorative touches can benefit from using tile. You don't need to cover the entire wall, though; try adding tiles only up to a certain point on the wall or arrange a few to mimic the look of hanging artwork. You could even mount tiles on the ceiling to create a border around a chandelier or other light fixture. 


Even if you choose not to use tile for your entire floor, you can still utilize the material for the floor of your kitchen. This way, it will be easy to wipe or mop clean if you spill anything while cooking. You can also use tile to create the backsplash, which prevents splatters from staining your walls. Stick with the same tiles for your entire backsplash to create a cohesive look, or mix and match a few different styles and colors for an eclectic effect. A backsplash should be relatively affordable to install, so you can even switch up your kitchen's look later on if you'd like. 


Tiles have long been a popular choice for walls and floors in bathrooms thanks to their suitability for damp environments. Use them to line the walls inside your shower, or cover the floors and walls to create a walk-in shower. For bathroom use, you are better off with ceramic tiles as natural stone is often porous, which can cause it to deteriorate when exposed to excessive moisture. Ceramic tiles will hold up better in this type of environment. 

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The home design experts here at American Design Tile would love the chance to chat with you about your ideas for your home, so don't be shy about getting in touch with us. We'll help you refine and hone your ideas so we can help you create the home of your dreams. Our team will take the time to answer all of your questions before we get started, and you'll have final approval of all designs. Reach out to us today to learn more about our services and get the design process started.