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Variations

This shows how many different screens or patterns there are in this category. More variations within a range will give you less chance of repeated patterns and a final effect that looks more natural.

Suitable for Walls

Suitable for Walls

These tiles are only suitable for use for wall tiling and should not be tiled on floors. Wall tiles do not have the strength in their body or glaze to withstand foot traffic.

Suitable for Floors

Suitable for Floors

These tiles are predominantly designed for floor spaces, they have a harder wear surface and construction, floor tiles are designed to withstand heavy foot traffic. There is no reason you couldn’t use these tiles on a wall, however for larger, heavier floor tiles you would need to ensure the wall is suitably strong to hold the extra weight.

Suitable on Wall & Floor

Suitable on Wall & Floor

Designed for creating matching wall and floor tiled spaces, these tiles can be used on either walls or floors. Matching tiles on walls and floors are popular as they eliminate the visual barrier between wall and floor aiding in creating the feeling of space.

Made from Ceramic

Made from Ceramic

Manufactured by taking a natural clay body, applying a glaze and then firing the tile at high temperatures to create a rigid tile. Ceramic tiles are lightweight, have an impermeable surface and ideal decorative wall and floor coverings. The wear strength of a ceramic tile is measure by the PEI scale.

Made from Porcelain

Made from Porcelain

Porcelain wall and floor tiles are tougher and stronger than their ceramic counterpart. The clay in which porcelain tiles are constructed is more refined than that of ceramic tiles and has virtually of the water removed from it, this makes porcelain virtually impermeable, and therefore frost resistant.

Made from Glass

Made from Glass

The understanding of a Glass tile offers not only a contemporary feel to any room but also allows you to explore a whole host of colours; whether that be the the actual glass itself or the coloured backing. Though the material is impervious to water and does not require any treatment, it is worth bearing in mind that the tiles can scratch when an abrasive product is used and, thus, we would recommend a fine grout when installing these tiles.

Made from Granite

Made from Granite

Granite is an igneous rock and is offered in several colours and patterns making it a fascinating choice for any surface. This material is sourced from volcanic activity and mined from quarries deep in the ground making it the hardest type of stone around. As this is a natural stone, Granite would need to be treated with a sealer, prior to grouting, due to very low porosity levels which applies to both finishes, Matt and Polished.

Made from Limestone

Made from Limestone

Limestone is a natural product created in the sea from fallen marine life and minerals. The pressure of the water then compacts the products until forming this material offering intriguing patterns and designs. As this is a natural stone, this would require sealing, prior to grouting, due to low porosity levels. It is normal practice to use a light coloured grout when installing these tiles but, should you wish to try a darker colour, it is worth testing on a spare first to ensure any pigment in the grout does not stain the tiles.

Made from Marble

Made from Marble

Marble is a metamorphic rock which is formed when limestone is exposed to both high temperatures and pressures. This type of material is offered in both Matt and Polished finish, but is more commonly known for the polished finish especially in hotels due to the tiles exquisite veining. As Marble is quite a soft and porous type of nature stone, this would require sealing prior to grouting.

Made from Metal

Made from Metal

Metal tiles can be used to create an industrial feel to a project or simply to add texture otherwise unavailable. The most common tiles made from Metal are aluminium or steel, however there are options of copper and iron available also. Whilst this material is suitable for use on both wall and floor, it is best to enquire if they do require sealing to stop oxidation (can change the tones or finish of the product).

Mixed Materials

Mixed Materials

These tiles have been used with a combination of materials which offer both exciting textures and finishes. Mixed Material tiles are perfect to use as a feature or to highlight a specific area. Some of these materials do require sealing and extra care should be taken when grouting and cleaning these products.

Made from Quartz

Made from Quartz

This particular material is made from combining quartz, resin and sand along with any desired colouring to finish the effect. These tiles are available in several colours and, sometimes, crushed mirror is added into the mixture to create silver flecks in the tile itself. In some circumstances, Quartz can be water sensitive and it is recommended that an additive is used in combination with the adhesive to reduce the water content.

Made from Quartzite

Made from Quartzite

Quartzite is a natural metamorphic stone with similar characteristics and textures of Slate. This earthy stone tile can have tones of pink, brown, white and greys which makes it a great choice of product for use as a feature wall or a stand alone. Quartzite is often cut into small pieces and then placed back together with glue to create a split face effect giving a real rustic appeal. This product would need to be sealed before grouting to prevent any staining.

Made from Slate

Made from Slate

Slate is a common and popular choice of metamorphic rock that is mined or quarried from all over the world. The colour and texture can vary depending where it has been cut from and is extremely hard wearing. This material would require sealing due to low porosity levels which will create stains on the surface.

Made from Terracotta

Made from Terracotta

Terracotta is unglazed baked clay, giving the face a porous but very rustic looking finish. The surface of this tile can be changed either using sealers or special wax to offer many options to create a desired finish. This material is made from soft stone which holds heat from underfloor heating extremely well taken from the Roman era and still proves a popular choice for a rural looking floor today.

Made from Travertine

Made from Travertine

Travertine is a sedimentary rock made from minerals that have been heated by hot-springs. Travertine comes in different grades with the lower grades having more of the epoxy filler used to fill any holes. Travertine comes in many finishes including polished, unpolished, filled, unfilled and brushed finishes. Travertine is quite soft and best used for light traffic areas and must always be sealed before grouting.

Gloss Appearance

Gloss Appearance

These tiles have a very shiny surface which can help to bounce light around in darker areas. The gloss surface of a tile enables factories to give some rich colours on the tile. Some gloss floor tiles can become slippery when wet but the slip resistance can be found by checking the R rating of the tile. It is recommended that at least an R11 tile is used on a floor which may have standing water like a bathroom floor.

Lappato Appearance

Lappato Appearance

These tiles have a semi-polished surface. A light polishing is applied to the top surface while leaving the lower surface with a more matt finish, this gives the tile a semi-polished effect with better anti-slip properties than a gloss tile. Lappato tiles are ideal to use when highlighting specific areas of a room or in a bathroom/kitchen when light needs to be reflected while maintaining an anti-slip surface. These tiles do not need to be sealed.

Matt Appearance

Matt Appearance

These tiles have no reflective surface and are great to use in hard water areas as the limescale is harder to notice on light colour mat tiles. They can be used to create a subtle tiled effect. Matt tiles tend to have better slip resistant properties than gloss tiles.

Mixed Appearance

Mixed Appearance

These tiles have several patterns within each box and can be very extreme to help give the impression of natural stone. It is best practice to fit these tiles from several boxes to make sure that all variations of the patterns are mixed throughout the surface.

Satin Appearance

Satin Appearance

These tiles have a slight sheen on them, this can give the project a modern feel but also keep any reflections down to help soften the decor. Similar to mat tiles, they can help to reduce the effect of limescale on their surface in hard water areas.

1st Quality CE EN 1441

1st Quality CE EN 1441

This mark shows that this tile has been manufactured and tested to the required standard to meet the EN 1441 standards. This gives peace of mind that this product is of a first quality and suitable for installation.