3 Things You Need to Know About Tile for Your New Custom Home

Published October 5, 2017.
Est. Reading: 3 minutes

Custom home building can be a rewarding and exciting project for homeowners. Participating and choosing everything that your custom dream home will have is an experience that you can enjoy. Being informed and prepared for it will grant a positive outcome for your project. As experienced Calgary home builders, at Sunset Homes, we like to check item by item with our homeowners and guide them through all the decisions in the selection process. Check out these useful tips for choosing tile for your custom Home.

Tile for Flooring and Other Areas of Your New Infill Home

The first idea that comes to mind when we mention tile to homeowners and homebuyers is flooring. When it comes to it, there are many places in your custom home where you can choose to add tile and customize the look of your dream home with it.

If we are thinking just flooring, you can add tile to your custom modern home kitchen. Many homeowners prefer to add tile to their kitchen floor due to its durability. For bathrooms, entryways, mudroom, and laundry room, tile can be an excellent choice as it is dust and water resistant. Additionally, tile is an easy surface to maintain. You can add a little differentiation factor to your kitchen with tile backsplash, and also add some tile to the fireplace area; there are even tile countertops.

Getting to know more about tile can ease your decision process while selecting items for your home either for a new custom build or if you have decided to renovate or to improve your kitchen or bathroom in your existing home. In fact, changing your tile or adding tile backsplash to your kitchen is one affordable remodelling hack to customize and add value to your home.

Tile Materials for your Custom Modern Home

Depending on the room and the purpose of the tile, you will have many materials to choose from, such as ceramic, glass, or porcelain. You can play with tile colours, textures and patterns, and even have tile floors that resemble wood. Always discuss with your experienced custom home builder to determine which material adapts better to your needs and your budget.

Tile for your Kitchen Backsplash

If you are considering a small or large kitchen upgrade, or if you are looking for ways to give your custom kitchen an attractive look, you have many tile options for your backsplash. The highly visible space between your kitchen counter and the upper cabinets.

Sometimes your design will include your sink or stove near this area, in any case, in this area there will be a lot of water splashing and food splattering, meaning that choosing tile can ease kitchen cleaning. Furthermore, due to its location in the kitchen, the backsplash area usually gets instant attention, so you can consider playing with patterns to add your unique touch to your custom kitchen.

Do you want to learn more about the selection process? Check out these quick reads about Selecting your Kitchen Cabinetry and Door Hardware and Wood Flooring.

Do you need guidance for your new custom build? Contact Sunset Homes today; we are proud to be Calgary's Bespoke Home Builder. We will gladly prepare a free quote and give you more information about our custom luxury homes and major renovations.

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Too Long Didn’t Read (TLDR)

Tile is a durable and resistant flooring option to choose for the kitchen, bathroom and transit areas of your new custom home. Also, you can select tile backsplash to create a unique look in your custom home kitchen.

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