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The softer side of tile – a unique alternative to carpeting in your home

The softer side of tiles - a unique alternative to carpeting in your home

A unique trend in flooring that is receiving rave reviews from homeowners and business owners alike is installing porcelain tile that looks like fabric. This interesting, alternative to carpeting is being used because of its design flexibility and easy maintenance. It offers the qualities of “softness” and texture and is available in a number of unique, timeless patterns and designs suitable for all room types.

The diverse and interesting patterns found in these unique versatile flooring collections allow the owner to project individuality in taste and preference. Solid colors add warmth and the feeling of texture to any decor. Stunning mosaics and decorative pieces with multiple colors round out the collections. By combining the qualities of carpeting with those of porcelain tile, rooms take on an entirely new dimension that adds uniqueness to any space.

Trendy Ideas for Kitchens

The varieties of colors and designs add a creative look to kitchens that coordinates well with all appliances. Many whimsical designs and patterns can give kitchens a homey, country look or an upscale, modern look that is both practical and fashionable. Unlike many floor coverings used in kitchens, this revolutionary new flooring is practically maintenance free. The designs and textures lend themselves to decorating walls, countertops and backsplashes as well as serving as a practical floor covering.

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Exciting Ideas for Bathrooms

Decorating a bathroom can get complicated. All materials used in a bathroom need to be as waterproof as possible. Carpeting can get soggy and water soaked, which can cause the growth of mold or mildew, while traditional tile is hard and can give a cold feeling to the room. The most desirable flooring and wall coverings for a bathroom should have the feel and look of fabric, but be durable and long lasting. A warmer, more attractive bathroom that features the convenience and ease of tile is possible. Many fabric designs and textures are appropriate for an inspired bathroom with its own special flair.

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An Elegant Living Room

Practical flooring that is durable and attractive is the right choice for every lifestyle. The patterns found in drapes and upholstery should complement the existing decor of a living room. Fabric look porcelain tile found in a variety of colors and patterns add elegance and luxury that looks very stylish when coordinated with other items in the room. It gives warmth and durability, but does not require the care and maintenance required with traditional tile or carpeting.

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Create Restful Bedrooms

Fabrics add softness and warmth to any bedroom decor, increasing its comfortable feeling. Most homeowners choose carpeting for this reason, but solid colors and patterns that look like fabric in floor tiles offers a viable option. The amazing textures, patterns and colors available in these fabric look porcelain tile are designed to match a bedroom’s decor. Wall and floor tiles create a unique look that adds ambiance to small or large bedrooms.

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Because these tiles are a good value, they benefit the homeowner or business owner who wants to create an individual environment at an affordable price. The right flooring can add sophistication and elegance to any home decor. Click here to see more pictures of Fabric and here for Textile.

Tiles Unlimited carries all of today’s most popular trends as well as classic and traditional styles. Our expert tile consultants can help design the project of your dreams. QNS.com readers can save up to $600 off tile by clicking here.

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