Tiles are generally used for covering roofs, floors, walls, or other objects such as tabletops and so on. Tiles can be simple, decorative, functional or elaborate and they are made from a wide range of substance such as hard and soft. They are usually used in internal surface of a build form like wall, floor, and roof. But tiles are often used as a protector of damp and wet, where a large amount of water maybe present like washroom, laundry room or kitchen. Tiles have also some special quality. Sometimes tiles are used to enhance the acoustic quality of a room. Some types of tile have sound absorbing ability to improve the acoustic quality of a room. So to improve the acoustic quality of a room, theater, sound recording room sound absorbing tiles are often used. Some common type of tiles are ceramic tile, ceiling tile, porcelain tile, natural stone tile, vinyl tile, mosaic tile, encaustic cement tile etc.
Sometimes tiles contain tradition, culture and regional reflects like terracotta. Tiles are usually rectangular shaped or often it can be found in different shape. The idea of tiles came from earliest evidence of glazed brick in the 13th century BC. Then gradually colored bricks were started to use for floor and roof. From ancient time geometric circular patters have been discovered with tiled floor made of clay.
There are different types of tiles exist in the world according to their quality and grade. But Spanish tiles are famous worldwide for the quality and grade of tiles. Spanish tiles are renowned for their beautiful, long lasting and varieties of design. They have produced expressive color combination with great quality product which carries Islamic and Arabic culture and tradition in 8th century. In the early age Spanish tiles are used for decorating their churches as well. The idea of tiles soon spread across the whole region of Spain and as well as the production of tiles is also extended throughout worldwide day by day.
Unique quality, varieties of color and aesthetical design makes Spanish tiles exceptional in the market. Also Spanish tiles have the fame for durability, permanence and resistance. So the demand of Spanish tiles is increasing in the United Kingdom like other countries as well. Their professional market production is highly admirable, Spanish Tiles UK is getting popular day by day, not only in UK but also USA, Germany and Canada. The quality of this tile carries their cultural handcrafted heritage and discovers in a wide variety of ancient homes and houses throughout Spain, Belgium and France. All this handmade quality tiles are one of the highest qualities of recent market. Variation of patters and design helps to make the customers unlimited imagination and dream come true. To fulfill customers dreamed story and desire there are lots of traditional detailing of design of Spanish tiles which is very admirable.
There are various depths of tiles so that they can be fit in suitable roofs, floors, walls or tabletops. The materials of tile differ from its quality of use. Usually the materials of tiles are ceramic, cement, sand, marble dust, glass, cork, concrete, composite materials, stone, onyx, granite or slate, natural pigments, mixed pigments, polished pigments and so on. Sometimes they are made from different type of light weight materials such as perlite, wood, mineral wool etc. But there are some grades or level of tiles that defines the quality of different tiles. Nowadays tiles are also responsible in order to keep floors damp, wet or soggy free.
Tiles are generally used for decoration purpose in recent age. There are different types of tile exits in marketplace. They are reclaimed marble, reclaimed black, Belgian terracotta, reclaimed tarifa stone, antique encaustic tiles, handmade pattern tiles, handmade reclaimed tiles and other desirable antique materials. There are also some divisions of tile such as batch size, color, space or place, pattern, shape, encaustic, terracotta, mat, glossed, polished, satin, mixed and so on. Variation of color and design helps to create the internal environment unique, fresh, damp free and cool. People can easily go for a scheme of tiles for the variation of color and design of tile. Each type of tiles is unique for the decoration of internal space of a room. People should think about some special quality of tiles before buying such as durability, resistance, color permanence, hygienic, surface quality, depth, endure ability, weight capability etc.