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4 Reasons Why Wood Tiles are the Perfect Choice for your Home

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Wood tiles (also referred to as timber tiles or timber look tiles) offer a unique combination of style and functionality. These elegant tiles can be used as an alternative solution to hardwood timber floors, providing a long list of exciting benefits for both interior and exterior spaces. From their immense durability to their numerous applications, we explore the many reasons why wood tiles make for an excellent choice in the home!

Wood Tiles Provide a Durable Surface Finish

Wood tiles are usually made of durable porcelain. Porcelain tiles are part of the ceramic tile family however, their difference lies in the kiln baking procedure: porcelain tiles are baked at a significantly higher temperature than that of ceramic tiles and will also be baked for a longer period of time. This process results in an immensely hard wearing material that is resistant to staining, scratching, heat and moisture, making them an excellent flooring solution for all areas of the home. Furthermore, wood tiles can be used as a substitute to real timber in areas of the home where timber is not preferred due to the space’s high amount of humidity or moisture. In keeping with the current regulations in relation to specifying timber flooring in the home, wet areas such as the laundry room or bathroom cannot include timber flooring. Wood tiles however, can be used in these spaces, offering a stylish alternative solution that is resistant to humidity and moisture.

Huski Wood Tiles_Bathroom Tiles

The stylish Huski collection includes a variety of elegant timber colour options in a classic chevron tile format. These tiles can be used throughout your home’s interior spaces, even in wet areas such as the laundry room or bathroom to create dramatic modern features.

A Versatile Design Solution

Replicating the natural texture and colour variations of real timber, timber look tiles are available in an extensive range of options. These tiles can be found in warm, honey toned timber styles, whitewashed timbers, grey tones and many more. You will also find a selection of classic shapes available from timber plank tiles, chevron tiles, herringbone tiles and even parquetry look tiles. Each of these elegant solutions features the wonderfully tactile variations in colour, tone and texture as one would expect to see in real timber, further enhancing their realistic appearance.

Rigo Timber Tiles

A rustic designer tile option that is full of character and texture, our Rigo collection includes a range of neutral colour options ranging from a crisp, whitewashed timber to deep, moody blacks. Rigo can be used to create stunning features throughout your home’s design scheme, being suitable for use as a floor and wall tile.

Wood Tiles Provide a Low Maintenance Option

Although incredibly beautiful, real timber floors will require some level of care and maintenance. These types of floors can be scratched, stained or otherwise damaged which in turn would require re-sanding and polishing in order to repair. Timber tiles on the other hand offer a low maintenance alternative solution for the home, being ideal for busy families. Wood tiles will not scratch or stain and will not require sealing, ensuring a low maintenance option. These tiles can easily be kept clean and tidy with a simple sweep, vacuum or mop, being an excellent choice for allergy sufferers.

Bastoni Wood Tiles

Made in Italy, our timeless Bastoni collection is available in two classic timber styles: Oak and Walnut. This stylish timber tile option comes in a classic plank format, allowing the creation of a range of timber layouts.

A Versatile Indoor & Outdoor Finish

Timber look tiles are available in a wide range of options to cater for indoor use as well as outdoor use. Offering a long lasting and low maintenance solution, these tiles are an excellent alternative to traditional timber decking. You have the option of selecting from the same tile collection for your indoor and outdoor tiles, allowing you to create a strong sense of continuity between adjoining indoor and outdoor spaces by carrying the same colours and textures in both of these areas. Unlike traditional outdoor timber decking, outdoor wood tiles will not require sanding or re-finishing, ensuring a lifetime of use.

Legno Outdoor Tiles

The luxurious Legno collection can be used in indoor and outdoor applications, allowing for a continuous theme between adjoining indoor and outdoor spaces.

Wood tiles offer an incredibly simple and low maintenance solution for the home. These durable and versatile tiles can be used throughout your home’s interior and exterior spaces to create a continuous and cohesive look in your colour scheme while offering a lifetime of enjoyment and use. Our Melbourne tiles showroom is full of the latest in timber tiles, from elegant plank tiles to luscious chevron tiles and more. Our team will offer expert advice at each step of the tile selection process to ensure the perfect creative solutions for your home – Visit us or shop for tiles online here!