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Tile Selection Nightmares: How to Avoid Common Mistakes When Selecting Tiles

“Choosing the right tiles for your home can be a daunting task. With so many options available in the market, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and make mistakes. In this article, we’ll discuss some common mistakes people make when selecting tiles and how you can avoid them. Let’s get started!”

Here are some common mistakes people make when selecting tiles:

1. Not considering the size of the tile selected:

If you are just going with the trend and buying large tiles. You must check first for the feasibility, if the tile will fit the elevator or staircase for site delivery. Especially if your project is in an old building with narrow staircase or have a lift that won't accomodate the height of the tile.

2. Ignoring the room's function:

Different rooms have different requirements when it comes to tiles. For example, you may want to choose a more durable tile for high-traffic areas like the entryway.

3. Not shopping around:

It's important to shop around and compare prices before making a purchase. This can help you find the best deal and ensure that you're getting a quality product.

4. Not ordering enough tiles:

Make sure that you order enough tiles to complete your project. This can help you avoid delays and additional costs.

5. Not considering maintenance:

Some tiles require more maintenance than others. Make sure that you choose a tile that fits your lifestyle and maintenance preferences.

6. Choosing the wrong grout color:

The color of the grout can have a big impact on the overall look of your tile installation. Make sure that you choose a color that complements your tile.

7. Not seeking professional advice:

If you're unsure about which tiles to choose or how to install them, it's always a good idea to seek professional advice.

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I'm Saima Salam, a luxury interior designer. I specialize in creating unique and elegant spaces that reflect my clients' personalities and lifestyles. My passion for design and attention to detail have helped me create beautiful spaces that my clients love.

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