Read about the way large format tiles can help you create a beautiful hallway that stands out and gives an incredible impression to your home.
Flooring is at the heart of a complete home decor look, so starting your hallway design with tiles is an excellent place to begin your project.
Hallways get a lot of use, give the first impression to your home, is a space for preparing to go out, and sorting yourself out when you get in, and it often serves as a space to store items. For all of these reasons and more, the hallway really does need a lot of consideration when it comes to choosing flooring.
Ideally, the flooring should be durable, low-maintenance, easy to clean and look fantastic. Large format tiles offer all of these benefits and more, providing the perfect flooring choice for your hallway.
What Are Large Format Tiles?
Large format tiles are a minimum size of 30 x 30cm but usually much larger, and come in a wide variety of sizes, although they can also be cut to the size or shape you need. The tiles can be arranged in many different ways, such as herringbone or in a brick like style. Although most are made from porcelain, the range of styles is near enough limitless, covering all the latest interior design colour and pattern trends. You can get brick designs, wood designs, high gloss block colours or even concrete look. The best thing is, the printers used to create the look of any large format tile now are so advanced that the detail is incredible.
Why Choose Large Format Tiles?
At its essence, a large format tile is the same as a small tile in that it is very hygienic and easy to install and clean. These qualities never grow old, and never stop being useful. The qualities associated with tiles is great for bathrooms, living rooms, conservatories, hallways and pretty much everywhere else in a home. The larger format is particularly useful for hallways because hallways tend to feel small, and larger format tiles make any space feel bigger. The lack of grout also makes the material centre stage, so you get a really great WOW moment every time you or a guest walks through the front door. The lack of grout is also useful for maintenance and cleaning as it can be a magnet for dust and debris.
Even better, the pattern on the tile can be whatever you want it to be, so the look of your hallway is only limited by your imagination.
For example: if you always dreamed of a hardwood floor but you don’t want the cost and maintenance associated with them, you can get a convincing hardwood floor look using porcelain large format tiles. The detail is incredible, down to tiny wood flecks and knots, so much so the untrained eye rarely notices the difference.
You could also opt for concrete, brick, natural stone or marble. There are even designs that look like traditional Victorian patterned flooring.
Large Format Tiles Are The Best Choice For Your Hallway Design
Because of their versatility, durability, lower cost than some flooring, and ease of maintenance, large format tiles are an excellent choice for your hallway design. The only challenge in using these popular tiles to decorate your home? Choosing from the incredible range of patterns, styles and materials.