Mar 11, 2021
Choosing tiles is a main consideration in your bathrooms. It’s the main material that will be used and impacts functionality as well as aesthetics. Not all tiles are the same, so it’s important to know the buying criteria so you can choose the right tile for the right application.
In this episode of the podcast, Frances is joined by Tiling expert, Richard Earp from Earp Bros. Richard shares his amazing knowledge on tiles to discuss the different types of tiles and differences between poor and good quality tiles.
Different Types of Tiles
Placing a tile that has a higher (10%) moisture absorption on the floor is not ideal as they are not dense. If you drop something on the floor, it can easily crack, break, or chip. The moist absorption gives an indication of what type of materials the factories are manufacturing
There are sealers that are designed to breathe in stone, terracottas and cement.
How the size of tile impacts your selection
When buying tiles manufacturers should be able to provide you with the following:
Earp Bros joined the green building council in 2004 and was the first company that went through product certification. They use two certification systems:
Tips when deciding on your tiles and getting a good result at the end
Links Mentioned in the Podcast:
Whether you are looking for decorative splash-back tiles for your rental property, high performing commercial quantity slip resistant tiles or handcrafted artisan mosaics from Morocco, their range will add value to your project now and into the future. Visit their website here: https://earp.com.au/
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