Tiled flooring has become extremely popular in recent years due to its beauty, versatility, longevity and easy maintenance. According to experts within the flooring industry, the tiling industry grows approximately 4% each year giving homeowners more options than ever before in terms of style and color. According to the knowledgeable experts at Araoz Painting and Remodeling, one area of tile selection that is often overlooked is the size of the tile. Don’t be fooled into thinking that the only options available are large tile, instead consider smaller mosaics and patterns such as those popular in the 1900 and 1950’s.
Hexagon Tile Pattern
Hexagon tiles were traditionally white and were one of the most common choices for floor tiles options after WWI. Tiled floors during this time period were often executed in intricate designs by strategically placing colored and patterned tiles along the borders. The smaller tiles which measure approximately one inch in size allow for the addition of beautiful mosaics and impressive design options for today’s homes.
Square Floor Tile Patterns
Square tiles are available in a wide range of sizes and colors which allows for an endless variety of design choices. Square tiles can be utilized as a colorful border to highlight the placement of a hexagon layout. Square tiles with patterns in the corner of each tile for example can be arranged to create a beautiful array of geometrically inspired designs.
Basket Weave Tile Floor Patterns
Traditionally black and white in color, these tiles are typically arranged in square and rectangular shapes on floors to create a simple yet classic pattern that is fresh and inviting.
Pinwheel Tile Design
Pinwheel patterned tile can be found in historic homes built between the 1920 and 1930’s. Traditionally laid in black and white patterns, a variety of color combination can be used today to suit all manner of decorating styles while creating the same traditional effect. One of the biggest advantages of the pinwheel design is that it can be utilized to fit any size room and makes beautiful focal point for a foyer or entry way.
Block Random Tile Layout Pattern
Block random was a popular pattern choice for homes built in the 1930’s and 1940’s. Today homes are built for comfort as well as functionality giving you carte blanche when it comes to decorating options. Mixing and matching tile in different colors and sizes in a pattern which can be repeated throughout the space can give the room a truly one on one personalized touch that appeals to many decorators looking for a less traditional tiling options.
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Tile is fast becoming a more and more popular choice for flooring options for residential homes and commercial businesses. To learn more about floor tile installation, repair and maintenance, contact the knowledgeable experts at Araoz Painting & Remodeling today.