Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Photo features Saddle Brook™ Farmhouse 6 x 36 field tile on the floor. Tweet // 4 MYTHS ABOUT WOOD-GRAIN TILE Are you dragging your feet in the wood-grain tile revolution? Are you the quiet one when your friends talk about their next wood-tile project? Let’s lay those fears to rest. Here are five things you’re worried about that you shouldn’t be. MYTH #1 Grout Joints Make Wood-Grain Tile Look Unauthentic Look for wood-grain tile that has rectified edges. That means that the edges of each individual tile have been mechanically finished so that they are precise and consistent. That means that you can put the tiles closer together with a minimal grout joint—as little as 3/16 of an inch (when installed in a brick-joint pattern). That’s close enough together that you can barely tell a natural wood floor from a wood-look tile floor.MYTH #2 Wood-Look Tile Floors Are Cold Tile flooring does maintain a moderate temperature, but that doesn’t mean it has to be cold. Wood-look porcelain tile is very well suited to radiant subfloor heating. There are several types of subfloor heating and tile can be placed directly on top of it for a warm and inviting floor. Photo features Yorkwood Manor™ in Pecan 6 x 36 field tile. Photo features Yacht Club™ Bridge Deck 6 x 24 field tile in a grid pattern on the floor. MYTH #3 Wood-Grain Tile Looks Fake The journey of wood-grain tile has been rapid and quality improves with each new product. Digital imaging and high-tech manufacturing introduces realistic textures and visuals that you sometimes can’t tell apart from wood without taking a closer look. Tile visuals don’t simply repeat the same grains and knots over and over again. Several images are used to create tiles with lots of diversity for an authentic looking floor. MYTH #4 Long Wood-Grain Tile Planks Warp Any tile over 15 inches can present a challenge with lippage and warping. However, if the tile is installed correctly, it shouldn’t be a problem. Plank tile is available in sizes ranging from 24–42 inches long and 6–8 inches wide. Tiles should be staggered in a brick-joint pattern with no more than 33% overlap. A well-prepared subfloor and skilled installation can also help with warping and lippage. Find an NTCA or CTEF certified installer for best results. Convinced that wood-grain tile could be the solution you’re looking for? Join the conversation next time and surprise your friends with your knowledge of wood-look tile. //
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Compared to hardwood floors that require refinishing, resealing or restaining on a regular basis, faux wood tile is almost maintenance free. Since faux wood tile is actually ceramic or porcelain tile, you just need to take care of it with some basic tile cleaners. Don’t know how to clean tiles properly? Follow our DIY guide for cleaning tile floors. You’ll see how easy it is to keep faux wood tile floors looking like new.
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Faux wood tile is indeed a ceramic or porcelain tile that emulates real wood. You may question the quality of the “faux” tile, but believe me, if you didn’t know, more often than not, you can’t distinguish the real wood floors from the faux. Want a challenge? Tell me which living room has real hardwood floors?
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

The hot trend right now is tile flooring that looks like wood.  With so many flooring options on the market, something you may never have thought about is actually the hot trend: faux wood tile flooring. If you’ve never seen a faux wood tile floor, then you are missing out. These types of floors not only give you the look of wood, but also the durability of tile.
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Faux wood tile now comes in a variety of colors and textures, offering homeowners limitless design possibilities. Because of the new inkjet technology, you can even use finishes you couldn’t find in the wood flooring market. For instance, everyone loves the look of reclaimed wood. However, since reclaimed wood is becoming increasingly popular among homeowners, it’s no easy task finding a perfect piece. Even if you find one, the price may be quite expensive. Thus, remodeling experts will recommend faux wood tile, as it can give you the authentic beauty of reclaimed wood without breaking the bank.
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Most homeowners love a touch of warmth in rooms like bathrooms and kitchens. I can always hear people asking whether wood is an appropriate material to use in those moisture-prone areas. Unfortunately, wood and water don’t mix. In fact, wet areas are where faux wood tile comes into play, as tiles have a higher resistance to water. Hence, if you want to create a wooden bathroom or kitchen, consider placing faux wood tile as an alternative to hardwood floors.
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Faux wood tiles are also a great option in places with high moisture, such as a bathroom. Normally we would never advise you to put hardwood flooring in a bathroom, because the moisture can easily warp and damage the floor. But with faux wood tile, that’s not an issue. Depending on your design aesthetics, if you choose to have a simple and white bathroom, it may be looking for the warmth provided from the look of wood, and these tiles will give you just that.
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Faux Wood Tile Bathroom

Flooring options are becoming a heated debate and the two frontrunners are wood and tile. Oftentimes, someone in a household will love the natural beauty of wood and someone else will argue that tile is the most logical choice. This begs the question, is there any other option that can combine the practicality of tile and the sophisticated look of wood? Thanks to technology, we have an answer and the latest hot trend in home remodeling is faux wood tile.
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Fronda Perla Wood Look Floor Tile – 8 x 24 in. $ 4.99 Sq Ft Bring your design style to life with the rustic wood look of the Fronda Perla ceramic tile. This wood look tile gives any room in your home a natural look with the easy durability and wear of ceramic. With its cool pewter tone and charcoal grain, this matte-finish tile easily pairs with other palettes and materials for a custom look. Textured with a wood grain pattern, this tile offers the organic look and feel of real wood on walls and floors.
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MYTH #4 Long Wood-Grain Tile Planks Warp Any tile over 15 inches can present a challenge with lippage and warping. However, if the tile is installed correctly, it shouldn’t be a problem. Plank tile is available in sizes ranging from 24–42 inches long and 6–8 inches wide. Tiles should be staggered in a brick-joint pattern with no more than 33% overlap. A well-prepared subfloor and skilled installation can also help with warping and lippage. Find an NTCA or CTEF certified installer for best results. Convinced that wood-grain tile could be the solution you’re looking for? Join the conversation next time and surprise your friends with your knowledge of wood-look tile.
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Just because faux wood tile has so many advantages over hardwood flooring, it doesn’t mean it will cost more than its solid wood counterpart. According to Omaha Magazine, the price per square foot of faux wood tile is only a mere fraction of what you’ll pay for real hardwood. Additionally, because it doesn’t require any special upkeep, like refinishing, you will surely save more money in the long run.
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Bayur Borneo Wood Look Floor Tile – 7 x 20 in. $ 4.49 Sq Ft Achieve the classic, rustic look of wood in your bathroom, living room or kitchen with this wood look tile from Fired Earth Ceramics. This rectangular ceramic tile is designed to look like planks that resemble the Bayur trees of Borneo, which are a grey wood with grains of black. The matte finish gives this tile a natural look, while the ceramic material makes it durable enough for high traffic areas like landings and entryways.
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Unless you looked closely, you might not notice at first that wood look floor tile may actually be made of porcelain or ceramic material. With a surface that closely mimics the natural look, warmth and rustic charm of real wood, this type of tile flooring is quickly gaining popularity for its greater durability versus its natural counterpart. Any design style can benefit from a dash of classic wood grain, and the assortment of colors and patterns of floor tile available at The Tile Shop is sure to accommodate your taste and tile floor ideas for this rugged classic.
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Dyrewood Cinnamon Wood Look Floor Tile – 8 x 36 in. $ 4.99 Sq Ft Spicy tones of hazel and nutmeg interweave to create a rich, tawny brown grain in the Dyrewood Cinnamon wood look tile. Warm and wistful, this porcelain tile offers the organic feel of a tightly textured wood grain that emulates maple or birch. With its cozy brown and mauve look, this tile brings the peaceful quiet of the forest into your bathroom.
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Bring your design style to life with the rustic wood look of the Fronda Perla ceramic tile. This wood look tile gives any room in your home a natural look with the easy durability and wear of ceramic. With its cool pewter tone and charcoal grain, this matte-finish tile easily pairs with other palettes and materials for a custom look. Textured with a wood grain pattern, this tile offers the organic look and feel of real wood on walls and floors.

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