YHH Ceramic Tile —- Your assistant of flooring:Designs, Price, Install, Clean.
There are five parts for ceramic tiles that looks like wood:advantages, price, designs, install, clean.
For years ceramic tiles that looks like wood has become one of the biggest trends in the home decoration, you can find them in many building site and showcase, however do you think it is really good with ceramic tile that looks like wood? Today let us know it well completely.
Ceramic tiles that looks like wood is one kind of porcelain tiles which combined the beautiful patterns with the solid of ceramic tiles. By the ink jet technology the manufacture put the patterns at surface of tiles to get the feeling of wood. For years this technology is more and more mature, so quality of tiles are very good.
At the same time with the increase of production of wood tiles, the price of it also has been decreased greatly. Surely the cost for wood look tiles is more cheaper than the wood flooring.
Five Advantages of ceramic tiles that looks like wood :
Ceramic tiles that looks like wood is also named as wood tiles, wood look tiles, wood ceramic tiles and so on.
The popular and widely use in the house completely stimulate growth of the patterns of wood tiles. Now this tiles can supply more beauty that real wood flooring does. Each tiles have itself designs by the original designer which give them the life and symbolic meaning, every customers can find their wanted tiles with their best feeling. the showcase as following.
Chemical and stain resistant, fire resistance, waterproof, maintain its appearance with a long time and keep a new look and so on.
The raw material from nature stone shows more superiority during their life service. So you will not worry water in any time, especially for your lovely cats, small dogs, almost every pets like wood tiles more. So if you have some pets in your lovely family, then the wood tiles will be one of the good choice.
3.Easy to clean
There has one layer in the surface of wood tile. So it is very easy to clean, you can use any cleanser essence without worry about the destroy.
4.Price is reliable
Usually the cost for the hardwood flooring is big, but the budget of ceramic tiles is lower more. How much do you need for your saloon with hardwood flooring? And how much with ceramic tiles? For more price pls click here.
5.Good for environment
The material of ceramic tiles is nature stone without any harmful substance, for example: formaldehyde and so on. It can be used and good to be used with underfloor radiant heating.
It also can reduce the consume of trees to keep the safety of the whole environment in the world.
So when you need make a new style for your house i recommend you to think about the wood tile instead of hardwood flooring, it maybe your good choice, however, it is just as a advice, all need to you.
Designs of ceramic tiles that looks like wood:
Having said in the last part that for ceramic tiles there more color and designs, so now we choice some designs as a reference in your daily life.
1. Wood look tile in the saloon:
2.Wood look tile for kitchen:
3.Wood look tile for bedroom:
4.Wood look tile for bathroom
10 steps for DIY install wood tiles:
1.“design” — Firstly of all, you need confirm with your workers about your idea, because there so many kinds of installation: horizontal, vertical, I-shaped and so on, you can choice any designs according to you room, designs in the last parts can be used as a reference.
2.“make level” — The meaning of level is that we need do some works of the surface of ground before installation to ensure the interface is flat.
3.“snap the line” —- Snap the line is a long line with the ink or lime power to make sure the right axie wire of tiles, then install it along the line paving.
4.“select the tiles” — differentiate between tiles for flooring and tile for wall and baseboard avoid confusing these.
5.“soak tiles” — put wood tiles into the clear water until them to be wet, just need a little time, without soak.
6.“mixed slurry” — use the cement and sand, one part to two and usually we recommend the cement with No325.
7.“apply the slurry” — take out the tiles from water, dry it with the cloth, then apply the slurry with the thickness about 2-3cm at the back of the tiles evenly. After that put the tiles to the ground and tapping it with a wooden hammer gently until the surface of the tiles is level and on the line.
8.“install” — during the installation we need take care the pattern and the arrow at the end of the tiles. If it possible the best method is using the plastic cross to fix it. Usually there has the grout line with 1mm.
9.“repair” — Before the slurry change to be dry you can adjust the tiles with your eyes. And even you can make the one fresh again.
10.“grout” — After the slurry is dry you can grout with the similar grouting.
All things have been done. You can enjoy with your room with pleasure! You will love that because it is your labor!
4 tips to clean the tiles:
Because of super advantages of wood tiles there are many customers choice install them in their saloon, bathroom, and bedroom. But how can we keep clean with wood tiles?
Today we recommend 4 tips to you, i am sure you will be crazy after try them.
1.Candle –— Take off the candlewick, add the turpentine with the same quantity then boiling them, mix them and cool. Before use it you can heat them. Candle can make your tiles look more bright and level.
2.Salad oil, milk, tea –— When you clean the tiles, add a few drops to the clear water, then you will find your tiles become so bright than before. If there has dirt at the surface of tiles, you can try to clean it with the milk with a few drops of vinegar. However, the tea can do it also.
3.Strong lye — For oil dirt you can use the strong lye. Firstly boiling it, then clean.
4.Salt — For egg dirt pls sprinkle the dirt with salt and clean it after 10 -15 minutes, then it will be more easier to clean.
Questions Zone for Rustic Tiles that Looks Like Wood:
1.Does there just have the rectangular for the size of wood look tile? Is there have another size for wood look tile?
The right answer: The size for wood tile usually is rectangular (150*600 mm, 150*800 mm, 150*900 mm and so on), but there also has the square size (800*800 mm, 600*600 mm) for example rustic tile with wood finish, because that long wood tile is more similar to the hardwood flooring, so the majority is rectangular size. But in fact wood tile with square size is also very popular. It is suit for install and has better look as flooring and there will be less gap and more easier to clean. So you can choice it by you requirements.
2.Is it ok anti-skidding effect of wood tile flooring?
The right answer: Yes, wood tile flooring is based on the hardwood flooring and glazed porcelain tile, there has one special glaze layer at the surface of tiles which has functions:water-proof, anti-skidding and moisture proof. Another important reason is formaldehyde-free and will be safety for your family. Now in China many factories have production lines for produce wood tile flooring to meet demand of worldwide customers.
Polished porcelain tiles, Full Polished Glazed Tiles: ＜R9.
Rustic Tiles: Up to R12.
Two Kinds of slip: Slippery and Oil.
Factors to cause the slip:
The surface of tiles, environment (damp, rain, ice), dirt (oil, water), usage (kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, if there has handrail), people ( old people, children, pregnant woman), shoes (roughness, material) and so on. Before choice your tiles, you need consider these factors firstly, not only the beautiful style.
Factors to decide the non-skid property of tiles:
Roughness of the surface, uneven or not and so on.
We would love to hear your feedback – tell us what you love about YHH Ceramic Tiles and what designs do you want to get. If you are having a technical problem, please describe it in as much detail as possible and contact with us, our worker will give you professional answer with 24 hours.
I think that after those information you will be better to understand ceramic tiles that looks like wood, when you want to decorate your house, you can ask us about the wood look tile as a reference. I am sure that we can give a good advice for you!