custom tile floors
Custom tile provides one of the chief advantages of ceramic tile
and that is that its use and appearance have almost no limitations. Custom
tile manufacturers will make unique one-of-a-kind designs allowing you to
create hand-painted custom images to suit your
particular decor. Most often the design is added at the time of
the glazing process. However, there are a number of companies that now
offer the service of applying decos to already made products. These can
range from fruits and vegetables to culinary herbs and beautiful nature
Custom tile which is hand-painted can be quite expensive.
Still, they are becoming much more popular and can be used as an insert
decoration in the floor which will personalize your particular room
design. The technology (as mentioned before) has advanced to the point that you can have
personal images transferred to a piece of ceramic (with some limitations)
providing you with that truly original look.
is generally associated with wall applications such as a backsplash in a kitchen or bathroom wall.
Although they are used here, flooring applications are gaining in
popularity. You really are only limited to your own imagination regarding its
use. For more ideas and suggestions, consider looking in the latest popular
design magazines or if it is in the budget, hire the services of a licensed and
qualified designer/decorator. Her/she will be able to show you actual jobs that
can give you a good idea of what you can accomplish.
As mentioned previously, this type of flooring can be quite 'pricey' so if you are
considering using it, make sure you've made provisions in any cost-analysis you came up with before hand.
Also, only the higher end dealers will likely carry a product like this. Don't
waste your time looking in 'discount' showrooms, you'll probably only be wasting
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