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Floor and Wall Tiles for the Shower: Which to Choose and Why?

Floor and Wall Tiles for the Shower: Which to Choose and Why?

The shower is fast becoming the most popular way to get clean. Many of us don’t get the time to simply soak in the tub, what with busy work schedules and the kids to run around after. So many of us are converting our smaller bathroom spaces and fitting larger double showers or creating wet rooms. 

There is no reason why they cannot look just as beautiful as the rest of your home. With the advancement in shower technology and tile design, you can create the shower of your dreams easily today.

12 October 2020
Boston Sand Porcelain Outdoor slab tiles in a garden setting of a home

Should you be using porcelain or sandstone tiles outdoors?

When it comes to choosing the kind of tiles you use in your home, this can be a real head scratcher. It all depends on the style you want to adopt and the space you have available.

But in terms of using tiles outdoors, you need to be a little more selective in terms of the materials used.

We hear questions about porcelain tiles and sandstone tiles and how suitable they are for certain uses.

In this blog, we take a look at using these tiles outdoors and how suitable they are, and what you need to be mindful of.

6 October 2020
Can outdoor porcelain tiles cope with the rain?

Can outdoor porcelain tiles cope with the rain?

Creating a stunning outdoor space in your home is something many people dream of. They’re perfect for those beautiful sunny days and lingering summer evenings.

Such spaces include delightful patio areas, contemporary paved outdoor dining areas, and cosy corners of your garden where you can sit back, relax, read, snooze or do whatever takes your fancy.

7 September 2020
Porcelain Tiles vs Travertine Tiles

Porcelain Tiles vs Travertine Tiles

At Stone Tile Company, we want to provide our customers with the best options for their home improvement project. Whether indoors or outdoors, when it comes to using tiles to take the beauty of your home to new levels, you can be sure to find the ideal tiling option within our range. 

But you may not be 100% what the perfect option isSo as well as our brilliant range of tiles, we also pride ourselves on being able to provide top level advice and inspiration for our site visitors. Great news for you I'm sure! 

24 August 2020
How best to seal and maintain tiles

How best to seal and maintain tiles

You’ve browsed our Stone Tile Company website. You’ve found your ideal tile and pictured it in your home looking fantastic. You’ve bought your chosen tiles and we’ve delivered them to you. Now it’s just a case of getting your tiles in place in that perfect way, allowing you to enjoy their aesthetic quality and embrace this beautiful new feature in your home. 

21 August 2020
Where can tile cladding be used?

Where can tile cladding be used?

At Stone Tile Company, our name gives us away somewhat. We live and breathe stone tiles and the various benefits that this type of tile brings to the modern home is something we can’t get enough of.  

We’ve built our business on the visual appeal of these items, with both stone tiles and tile cladding massively appealing to thousands of people taking on home improvement projects each and every year.

10 August 2020
 Customer Project - Laura transforms her home with New York light grey indoor outdoor floor tiles

Customer Project - Laura transforms her home with New York light grey indoor outdoor floor tiles

Laura has recently transformed her home with an amazing extension and used our our New York light grey indoor outdoor porcelain tiles in her kitchen, dining area and patio, here we show the before and after photos of her fantastic project.

26 July 2020
How to Clean & Care for Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

How to Clean & Care for Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

Today’s exterior spaces are now an extension of our home, a place to entertain friends, enjoy with the family or simply chill out. This trend for indoor outdoor style has meant that our exterior design is starting to blend with our interior style. So those concrete flags, old worn deck or stained sandstone patio are out, and in with outdoor porcelain slab tiles.

11 May 2020
Are Split Face Tiles Waterproof?

Are Split Face Tiles Waterproof?

Split face tiles work equally well indoors as well, and are perfect for feature walls. They can easily become a central visual element in your indoor aesthetic.

Our latest blog takes a look at some of the key questions about split face tiles when looking to fit both inside and outside the home. Let Stone Tile Company fill in the gaps!

25 March 2020
Should you use Porcelain tiles or Ceramic tiles?

Should you use Porcelain tiles or Ceramic tiles?

When looking to choose the perfect tiles for your home, being well-informed about the benefits of different types and styles of tile can help you make a better decision.

Two of the most popular selections we are seeing at present are porcelain tiles and ceramic tiles. These tile choices are ideal for a host of spaces within the home, and exude a feeling of luxury, class and sophistication.

3 March 2020
  • Floor and Wall Tiles for the Shower: Which to Choose and Why?

    Floor and Wall Tiles for the Shower: Which to Choose and Why?

    12 October 2020

    The shower is fast becoming the most popular way to get clean. Many of us don’t get the time to simply soak in the tub, what with busy work schedules and the kids to run around after. So many of us are converting our smaller bathroom spaces and fitting larger double showers or creating wet rooms. 

    There is no reason why they cannot look just as beautiful as the rest of your home. With the advancement in shower technology and tile design, you can create the shower of your dreams easily today.

  • Boston Sand Porcelain Outdoor slab tiles in a garden setting of a home

    Should you be using porcelain or sandstone tiles outdoors?

    6 October 2020

    When it comes to choosing the kind of tiles you use in your home, this can be a real head scratcher. It all depends on the style you want to adopt and the space you have available.

    But in terms of using tiles outdoors, you need to be a little more selective in terms of the materials used.

    We hear questions about porcelain tiles and sandstone tiles and how suitable they are for certain uses.

    In this blog, we take a look at using these tiles outdoors and how suitable they are, and what you need to be mindful of.

  • Can outdoor porcelain tiles cope with the rain?

    Can outdoor porcelain tiles cope with the rain?

    7 September 2020

    Creating a stunning outdoor space in your home is something many people dream of. They’re perfect for those beautiful sunny days and lingering summer evenings.

    Such spaces include delightful patio areas, contemporary paved outdoor dining areas, and cosy corners of your garden where you can sit back, relax, read, snooze or do whatever takes your fancy.

  • Porcelain Tiles vs Travertine Tiles

    Porcelain Tiles vs Travertine Tiles

    24 August 2020

    At Stone Tile Company, we want to provide our customers with the best options for their home improvement project. Whether indoors or outdoors, when it comes to using tiles to take the beauty of your home to new levels, you can be sure to find the ideal tiling option within our range. 

    But you may not be 100% what the perfect option isSo as well as our brilliant range of tiles, we also pride ourselves on being able to provide top level advice and inspiration for our site visitors. Great news for you I'm sure! 

  • How best to seal and maintain tiles

    How best to seal and maintain tiles

    21 August 2020

    You’ve browsed our Stone Tile Company website. You’ve found your ideal tile and pictured it in your home looking fantastic. You’ve bought your chosen tiles and we’ve delivered them to you. Now it’s just a case of getting your tiles in place in that perfect way, allowing you to enjoy their aesthetic quality and embrace this beautiful new feature in your home. 

  • Where can tile cladding be used?

    Where can tile cladding be used?

    10 August 2020

    At Stone Tile Company, our name gives us away somewhat. We live and breathe stone tiles and the various benefits that this type of tile brings to the modern home is something we can’t get enough of.  

    We’ve built our business on the visual appeal of these items, with both stone tiles and tile cladding massively appealing to thousands of people taking on home improvement projects each and every year.

  •  Customer Project - Laura transforms her home with New York light grey indoor outdoor floor tiles

    Customer Project - Laura transforms her home with New York light grey indoor outdoor floor tiles

    26 July 2020

    Laura has recently transformed her home with an amazing extension and used our our New York light grey indoor outdoor porcelain tiles in her kitchen, dining area and patio, here we show the before and after photos of her fantastic project.

  • How to Clean & Care for Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

    How to Clean & Care for Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

    11 May 2020

    Today’s exterior spaces are now an extension of our home, a place to entertain friends, enjoy with the family or simply chill out. This trend for indoor outdoor style has meant that our exterior design is starting to blend with our interior style. So those concrete flags, old worn deck or stained sandstone patio are out, and in with outdoor porcelain slab tiles.

  • Are Split Face Tiles Waterproof?

    Are Split Face Tiles Waterproof?

    25 March 2020

    Split face tiles work equally well indoors as well, and are perfect for feature walls. They can easily become a central visual element in your indoor aesthetic.

    Our latest blog takes a look at some of the key questions about split face tiles when looking to fit both inside and outside the home. Let Stone Tile Company fill in the gaps!

  • Should you use Porcelain tiles or Ceramic tiles?

    Should you use Porcelain tiles or Ceramic tiles?

    3 March 2020

    When looking to choose the perfect tiles for your home, being well-informed about the benefits of different types and styles of tile can help you make a better decision.

    Two of the most popular selections we are seeing at present are porcelain tiles and ceramic tiles. These tile choices are ideal for a host of spaces within the home, and exude a feeling of luxury, class and sophistication.