As one of the oldest floor and wall coverings, cement tiles are much more than a trend. Highlighted for several seasons, cement tiles are now offered in their best light. Square in shape, the authentic 20x20cm, in hexagonal shape like terracotta tiles or revisited in earthenware, they can meet demand in all rooms of the house. Find out how the tiles can be laid, in which rooms of the night areas as well as for what purposes.
Cement tiles in the hallway
Whether renovating a city center apartment or building a modern villa, cement tiles find their place in the harmony of your interior. Placed on the ground in a corridor, they will allow you to distribute the different rooms in a personal way. Indeed, thanks to the many patterns available, the cement tiles will in any case go with the style of your different rooms.
Our advice for choosing the right pattern:
The corridors are generally narrow and of reduced surface. Therefore, to enlarge and deepen your floor area, choose more small patterns. Large patterns will better match a more square and larger room.
The tiles in the bedroom
The bedroom represents the room in which you must feel soothed. Between serenity and well-being, do not hesitate to bet everything on the atmosphere and the decoration. There are several styles of poses that can suit your project.
A graphic and authentic floor
Dress your entire floor with patterned cement tiles. You can afford all kinds of patterns: large, small, modern, baroque, minimalist. Here are our tips on the reasons to choose according to the style of decoration you want.
For a Scandinavian bedroom
Use patterns with soft, neutral hues, and minimalist patterns.
For a trendy bohemian decoration
Choose rounded, natural and unstructured patterns.
For an industrial atmosphere
Opt for raw, graphic and geometric patterns.
For a romantic spirit
Leaving on floral patterns, curves of the Belle Epoque style
A floor mat at the foot of the bed
Cement tiles can also be used as a decorative carpet. This rug can be placed at the foot of the bed or at the end of the bed to add decorative value to your floor. You can indeed dress a large part of the floor in plain cement tiles and then add the patterns in the form of a carpet. Or vice versa.
A bathroom and WC with cement tiles
A shower room, bathroom and wc can also accommodate cement tiles. However, there are certain conditions to ensure the good condition of your tiles over time :
- It is not advisable to do a walk-in shower with cement tiles
- It is forbidden to use products such as household vinegar, black soap, anti-lime and other acidic products. Only Marseille soap is recommended
Cement tiles can therefore be laid in all your rooms (except as the floor & walls of a walk-in shower). However, care must be taken with the cleaning products used.