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London Tile’s Essential Guide To Wet Rooms

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There are a number of factors that have contributed to the increased popularity of the wet room in the UK; busy lives create the need for quick and easy showering, an ageing population and increase in multi-generation households require an accessible bathroom for the whole family, and our desire to have a stylish and luxurious bathing space in our own home. These reasons, amongst others, are why so many of us are banishing the bath and opting for an open plan wet room.

Stand Out With Metallic Effect Tiles

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The latest tile trend is one that will add a touch of urban glamour to any room in your home. Whether you are going for a shimmering bathroom or a high-impact hallway, our range of metallic finish tiles are sure to create the wow-factor.

Interesting Ideas For Mosaic Tiles

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Mosaic tiles have been used for thousands of years to create works of art and decoration by people all over the world. Available in glass, stone, ceramic and even metal, mosaic tiles also come in a variety of colours and designs suitable for so many surfaces.

Keep it Classic with Vintage Tiles

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Often interior design is about finding the balance between classic and contemporary. Whether it’s fitting a much loved piece of furniture into your minimalist space, or trying to modernise an older property, combining the two is a fine art, which is why we are so in love with the Vintage range. As the name says, these tiles have a vintage look but manage to work in almost any setting.

Using Dark Tiles In Your Bathroom

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Often the advice we give is aimed at adding light and space to your bathroom by using bright or light coloured tiles. However, dark tiles are becoming increasingly popular in bathrooms as they add a cool, modern look, so we’ve been looking at the best way to use dark tiles in your bathroom. Bright white tiles can often look stark when paired with traditional white bathroom furniture.

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May Featured Tiles: Cavern Slate Effect & Bronte Vintage Style

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April seems to have flown by and we’ve already enjoyed our first bank holiday of May, so that means we need to tell you all about our new Featured Tiles. This month we have two very different, but equally beautiful, tile ranges we’d love to share with you – read on for more information. Bronte. Our first Featured Tile range is Bronte, a new collection of classic ceramic wall tiles. These rectangular tiles have a metro look with a rustic, almost handmade-style finish.

How To Choose Your Tile Material

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If you’re considering updating your kitchen or bathroom, or any other room in your house, have you put any thought into which tile material you’re going to use? If you haven’t we’re here to give you some advice about the different types of tile. We know that the choice can be a little overwhelming when it comes to deciding, so why not narrow it down by knowing which material you want for your tiles.

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New Quayside Worn Wood Effect Tiles

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Looking for an ultra-trendy tile for your home? Whether you want a vintage or shabby-chic style bathroom, or a trendy loft apartment living room, we think the new Quayside tiles will work for you.

Get The Look: Modern Mediterranean

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Use this updated European style in your kitchen, living room or conservatory to give you that holiday vibe from home. Our glazed porcelain Sintra floor tiles work well with a complementary grout to create that signature natural stone style flooring of a Mediterranean retreat.

How To Use Mosaic Tiles In Your Kitchen

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Mosaic tiles have been popular for millennia, and more recently we’ve started using them in our homes – but are we using them to their full potential? The ancient Greeks and Romans used to depict stories in their mosaics, yet over the centuries we’ve demoted the teeny-tiles to a single border in a bathroom. Now, using mosaics as borders is not a bad thing, but we have some ideas on how to use them to make your kitchen more exciting. Ways You Can Use Mosaic Tiles In Your Kitchen.

Visit Our Newly Refurbished London Tile Showroom in Brentford

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Our Brentford showroom has recently had a makeover and is looking better than ever. With inspiring displays and knowledgeable staff, The London Tile Co. Brentford is the place to go for modern and stylish tiles. We stock a wide range of tiles for anywhere in your home, and we can advise on extras like waterproofing, underfloor heating, adhesive and grout.

Floor Tile Slip Resistance Ratings Explained

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When choosing tiles there are lots of different things to think about – the material, colour, shape and size just to name a few. Depending on where you are going to be using your tiles, slip resistance is another thing to keep in mind. In most areas of the home a standard tile is fine, however if you are looking for tiles for a wet room, external use or swimming pool surround it’s something you should consider.

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Our New Tile Brochure Is Here!

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Our new Tile Collection brochure is out now! We’ve pulled together some of our best selling ranges as well as brand new tiles, advice and inspiration to create this new brochure. Download a copy online now, or pop into your nearest showroom to pick up a copy. Advice

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Porcelain Paving Patio Edging Ideas

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Porcelain is quickly becoming one of the most popular material choices for patios and terraces; whether this is due to its hardwearing and long-lasting properties or the range of stylish colours and styles available we’re not sure – most likely a combination of both.

Installing External Porcelain Tiles With PorcelQuick Adpeds

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Traditionally the most popular materials for patios have been natural stone and concrete slabs for many years, but recently porcelain has seen a huge increase.

Top Tile Trends for 2016

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2015 was a great year for tiles, with some fantastic trends including wood effect tiles and patterned floor tiles. This year we’re seeing these trends expand and develop, alongside new ideas, which we’re very excited about. Here’s our round-up of our favourite tile trends of 2016.

Keep It Simple With New Tiles From London Tile

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While we all love to add a dash of colour or a quirky ornament to our homes to add personality, sometimes less really is more. Keeping it simple with your tiles means you have a neutral base on which to create your unique colour scheme or style. At London Tile we understand the need for simple yet elegant tiles, and we’ve just added some new tiles to the range. Apollo. The Apollo range is not new, but we have added some new colours to it to give you plenty of choice.

New Tile Ranges at London Tile!

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We’ve added some great new tiles to the London Tile website over the last week, and we want to tell you all about them! If you’re looking for something modern and stylish or a bit more traditional, click through to read all about these great new additions. New Tile Ranges at London Tile. Tudor. Tudor is a great new range of porcelain tiles that can be used for both walls and floors in pretty much any room in your home.

10 Benefits of Outdoor Porcelain Tiles

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Want to know why everyone’s buzzing about external porcelain tiles at the moment? We’ve put together our top ten benefits to help you decide whether they are right for your project.

Why We Love Wood Effect Tiles

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Wooden floors are great; they can look homely and rustic in one room and sleek and modern in another. But wooden floors can be hard to look after and extremely expensive. Wood effect floor tiles give you the look of wooden floors but with less of the maintenance – and at a much lower cost. They are also compatible with electric underfloor heating so you can have a warm feeling underfoot to go with the warm look of your floors! Bathroom Tiles Hallway Tiles Kitchen Tiles wood effect tiles

How To Get The Art Deco Look In Your Bathroom

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As the emerging profession of interior designer began to increase in popularity in the 1920s, so did the opulent and sophisticated art deco styles.

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Tips for Laying External Porcelain Paving Tiles

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We’ve seen the popularity of external porcelain tiles explode over the last year, and it’s no surprise since the list of benefits is a long one.

Get The Look: Sun Spot

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Using our stunning 20mm porcelain range from Valverdi , create your own urban paradise. These extremely hard wearing tiles are perfect for your garden, balcony or poolside, so go ahead and plan summers full of barbecues for years to come!

8 Ways To Add Luxury To Your Bathroom

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We all look for ways to improve our living spaces to give them that ultimate luxury vibe. Here at London Tile, we’ve made a list to help you choose some ways to input timeless charm into your home.

Design Ideas For Shower Tiles

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Bathrooms provide a great space to get creative; you’re not going to be spending large amounts of time in there at once so any bold designs will not be overwhelming, and it’s the perfect room to create different zones or areas as these are already designated by their purpose.

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March Featured Tiles: Vintage & Burnt Oak

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We’re edging ever closer to spring and we can’t wait for the beautiful blooms and warmer weather that it brings. Spring is a great time for having a good sort out at home, and why not take that one step further by updating your decor.

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New Year, New Tiles!

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We’ve been working hard on our new tile ranges, and now they are all in stock and available to order online or in any of our showrooms. From vintage hand-made style wall tiles to the latest wood effect trends, we are really happy with our newest collections.

Marvellous Marble – Get The Carrara Marble Look For Less

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From phone cases to couture dresses, it’s not hard to see why marble is back in fashion. With a timeless elegance that looks stunning in any room in the home, marble is often seen as a luxurious material choice.

New Tile Brochure

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Download our new Tile Collection brochure , or pop into any of our showrooms and pick up a copy; it’s filled with best sellers, brand new ranges and tiling tips and design advice

Update Your Outdoor Space With 20mm Porcelain Tiles

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Valverdi Indoor-Out porcelain tiles have been designed to harmonise your indoor and outdoor living spaces, connecting them through the use of continuous materials. Whilst the co-ordinating 10mm indoor and 20mm outdoor porcelain tiles manage to create indoor to outdoor flow perfectly, this does not mean that the indoor and outdoor tiles cannot be used independently of each other.

June Featured Tiles: Sheffield Metallic & Grove Split Face Wood

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It finally feels like summer has arrived in the UK and we’re celebrating with our brand new Featured Tiles. This month we have two ranges that we absolutely love, and we hope you will too.

New Retro Metro Crackle Glaze Bevelled Tiles

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Our Cactus crackle glaze tiles are one of our best selling kitchen tile ranges, thanks to their classic and timeless style. So when we saw these new bevelled crackle glaze tiles we knew we had to stock them.

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Get The Look: Senate Snow Flagstone Tiles

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The Senate range of tiles have a rustic looking textured surface that resembles natural stone. The tiles are actually made from hard-wearing porcelain, which means your flooring will not need specialist sealing or cleaning like a natural stone tile, and will keep it’s colour for many years.

Tile Trends for 2017

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Our purchasing team had an eventful trip to the Cersaie International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile in Bologna, Italy, this year and have returned with ideas and inspiration for the coming months.

NEW Lustrolite High Gloss Glass Effect Wall Panels

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We’ve just added an exciting new product to the London Tile website – Lustrolite high gloss wall panels. Sleek and modern looking kitchens often feature high-shine glass splashbacks, but these can be expensive and difficult to fit. Lustrolite panels are just one third of the weight of glass, and 20 times stronger, but still have the deep colour and gloss of glass.

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July Featured Tiles

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We’re having a typical English summer this year; switching between dashing to the supermarket to pick up the last of the burger buns and paddling pools, and cursing that you forgot your umbrella. Luckily we’re all used this unsettled weather, so we can concentrate on updating our interiors without worrying.

How To Install Lustrolite Wall Panels

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Looking for a quick and easy way to add a splash of colour to your kitchen or bathroom? Maybe you’re bored of looking at those old fashioned tiles and want something a little more modern? We have the solution – Lustrolite high-gloss acrylic panels.

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Go Glam with the Glittering Allure Range

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At The London Tile Co. we love tiles (the clue’s in the name), but it’s not often a range takes our breath away – and the new Allure tiles have done just that. With glittering decors and stylish herringbone mosaics, Allure is available in four cool colours.

Laying Wood Effect Tiles

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Wood effect tiles are all the rage at the moment, and it’s not difficult to see why. They are great value for money, realistic looking and extremely hard-wearing.

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Indoor Outdoor Living Design Ideas

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Open plan living can make rooms feel larger and allows you to use the space any way you want, without walls or doorways restricting your design ideas. You can take this one step further by extending your living space outdoors with an indoor-outdoor room. This not only brings a feel of outdoors inside, but also creates additional entertaining space. There are a number of things you can do to create a cohesive indoor-outdoor room and we’ve put together our top tips below.