Known since Medieval times, encaustic tiles have gone through various stages , from being dominant and most used design to hardly ever seen anywhere. However, today there is again an increasing trend of having encaustic tiles at homes, churches and even at offices and restaurants, as they give our floors a new, enticing and fresh look of ancient porcelain tiles. Encaustic tiles are made from two or more colored clays, that are heated to seal in the dyes and clays and are not glazed. Here are some of the reasons, why we should consider having floor of encaustic tiles
Non slippery: One of the pros of having floor made up of encaustic tiles in Brisbane is that it is non-slippery even if your feet or shoes are wet, they will still stay put. You don’t have to worry about falling and getting embarrassed in front of others.
Eco-friendly: Being made from the natural materials, these tiles seem to be more environmental friendly and gives our place a new refreshing look because of its colorful pattern and design.
Resilience: Another one of the greater strengths of encaustic tiles is their durability and resilience. Those tiles which were fitted a long time ago still have the same look and also, these tiles protect our floors from spills and if its surface ever gets chopped, the same color will come out.
Customizable: Unlike other tiles where you have to worry about color and design combination being in stock, or whether design or shape of the tiles exactly matches your taste, encaustic tiles are customizable as they are crafted by hand. You don’t have to worry about the colors, designs and shape, instead a good manufacturer can create a design for you easily that meets your demands.
Where to use these tiles
The most basic reason of increasing usage and popularity of encaustic tiles is their versatility, these tiles can be used anywhere. However, sometimes it also becomes a matter of confusion that where should we prefer using these tiles. The most common places of using these tiles are living room, bathroom and verandah, while these tiles can also be used in a large number of other places as well such a on the stairs, on the kitchen walls or even on outdoor place like a patio, the design or pattern depending upon what type of look you are thinking to give to that place.