Why choose tiles for the family home?


When you’ve got a family we know how hard it can be to find a floor and wall material that will be able to handle the daily challenges that the kids may throw at it – in come cases literally. Not only that, but this material also needs to be able to stand the test of time to give you the best value for your money, especially considering how much you’ll be spending on things like school uniforms and fidget spinners.

With this in mind, the best option that will check the boxes on your list would be tiles. Tiles are not only extremely hardwearing, but they look incredible too. Most people assume that tiles are strictly for bathrooms and kitchen splash backs, but over recent years the development of tile manufacturing and design has greatly improved. This means tiles are now more versatile than ever in being able to offer you a home that is both practical and stylish. So, why choose tiles?

At a Glance

Tiles are very long lasting and are difficult to damage thanks to their longevity and durability. This makes tiles ideal for family life since they’re the material that is most up to the job of tackling the hectic goings on of everyday family life. This matched with tiles easy ability to clean means you have a floor that even your kids would find difficult to fault.


In relation to caring for tiles they are definitely to best material choice for lowering the amount of time you spend cleaning – an automatic benefit if you have kids. Tiles are incredibly hygienic as, unlike a carpet for example, floor tiles will not harbour any dust or allergens and considering the amount of time kids spend on the floor playing with toys or any other kind of mischief, this is an invaluable benefit. Considering how strong tiles are they are also very unlikely to every break or need replacing. This means you can install a tile floor or wall and not be concerned that you will have to shell out for more in a few years.



Taking care of your tiles will increase their life even further and luckily they don’t need much work. It’s normally a good idea to get some feet for sofas and tables so that a tiles floor is protected against scratches from movement of the furniture. Tiles are renowned for being incredibly easy to clean thanks to their waterproof abilities that makes them impervious to water. By being waterproof tiles can handle any kind of spillage whether that be drink, food or paint from a creative ‘project’ your kids have been working on. A simple sweep and or hoover and a damp mop will get up any dirt.

Tiles are a great material for any home but in particular family home. The previously discussed advantages also apply to pets so if you’re family includes a furry friend it’s still just as easy to maintain a tiled floor.

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