Posted by TCC on 8/17/2018 to Articles
If you have a four-legged best friend, you may be considering changing your carpet or tiles to a more pet-friendly flooring option. With all the options out there, it can be difficult to find the right one for you. One of the best flooring options for pet owners is concrete-look tile. Concrete-look tile provides homeowners with a variety of benefits, especially those with pets. Here are some of the most prominent benefits of concrete-look floor tiles.
Easy to Maintain
Concrete-look tiles provide an advantage over using real concrete. Concrete surfaces are porous, meaning they need to be sealed in order to prevent staining and discolouration. Concrete-look tiles, however, mimic the appearance of concrete but they don’t require sealant. Concrete-look tiles are most often porcelain and are very resistant to water, staining, and other damage such as cleaning products and chemicals. Due to this, they also help reduce pet stains, odours and scuff marks.
Versatile Designs and Colours
Concrete-look tile patterns are extremely versatile. They can be manufactured to fit any room size, and they can be designed with versatile cut-outs and embeds, imprinted patterns, three-dimensional sculpturing designs, and more. They are also available in thousands of colours, such as natural earth tones or vibrant cherry reds. Concrete-look tiles also make it easier for homeowners who have specific interior designs, such as colourful furniture, and wall décor because they don’t limit homeowners to specific colour palettes. If you have pets that tends to shed, you can choose a tile pattern and colour that disguises the look of pet hair and fur.
If you are looking for flooring options that are environmentally friendly, concrete-look tiles are a great option. They are often produced by local manufacturers, and use recycled materials like crushed glass, recycled aggregates, and silica fume. The durability of concrete-look tiles make them long-lasting and they rarely require replacement or maintenance. If they ever do need to be replaced, the concrete-look tiles can be recycled.
One of the best attributes of concrete-look tile is its ability to work with any budget. A good way of determining the price is to speak with the contractors or company who makes concrete tiles. You can work with these professionals to find the right product to fit within your budget parameters and meet your design needs. Some companies can even provide custom work to perfectly fit your home design goals.
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