Benefits and drawbacks of tile

By its decorative possibilities and high resistance, the tile is a very valued to cover walls and ceilings. Then we will analyze what are the advantages and disadvantages of the tile, this material as requested lately finishing in bathrooms and kitchens.


Advantages of tile
First, we know that the tile is made of glass material fired at high temperatures to which it is shaped in small square tiles of between 3 and 4 cm. The tile has no clay in its composition and this makes it more durable than conventional tile.

The benefits of the tile are related to its strength, durability and versatility in design. Supports as any other material the more extreme weather conditions and adverse, making it an excellent choice for outdoor and swimming pools.

It is highly valued in the decor, especially in bathrooms, and in recent years has developed a special interest in the designs made with this material that offers lots of decorative possibilities not only in walls or floors, but also within the showers, making borders, framing mirrors, etc.

Another feature of the tile is cleaning. It is a material easy to clean when it comes to good size tiles; on the other hand, smaller are tiles, the greater the number of joints that need to be cleaned and, therefore, which can be blacken with mold.

Disadvantages of tile
If we have to mention the disadvantages of tile, no doubt, price is the primary, both the material and labor for, unless we install ourselves.

It is not excessively complicated its placement, or at least not more than that of any other type of tile, unless you want to make designs that require professional knowledge. You have to smooth the surface, apply the tile adhesive and place the pieces, being careful to always keep the lines to ensure a good result.