Some facts about metal tile
the first mention of metal tile, especially if you’ve never heard of it before,
you might wonder how it could possibly be used. The fact it, it’s used more
often than you might expect. There are ceiling tiles, backsplashes, flooring
and more, all made from metal. It might seem impractical at first, but there
are actually some major benefits associated with it.
Metal tile is eco-friendly
Not only are these tiles versatile, adding a definitive
element of texture in some cases, but they're also often made with recycled
metal. This means that they are very friendly for the environment, and once
they need to be replaced, they can simply be recycled again. With the big push
to move in the green direction, it’s likely you’ll be hearing a lot more about
metal tiles in the future.
Some metal tile considerations
These tiles are being used more and more in flooring. The
entire floor can be done in metal, or you can also use them as a beautiful and
elegance accent to your existing stone, tile or hardwood flooring. You can
choose different textures, designs, patterns and even colors, to a certain degree;
so that you can achieve just the look you want.
You can even use this flooring in correlation with radiant
heat. If you do, however, make sure you seek out the advice of a professional
for the proper way to do so for both efficiency and safety concerns.
There are many uses for this particular tile. In addition to
flooring, they can be utilized as backsplashes in the kitchen, wall decoration,
bar front beautification and so much more. In fact, your imagination is the
only limit for the uses of this material. What do you want to do with it?
It’s very important to remember that metal conducts
electricity very well. You should exercise extreme caution if installing this
product around electrical outlets. And exposed wire could mean extreme danger.
In fact, we highly recommend that these only be installed by a professional.
If you live in a tropical environment, or one that is laden
with salt and humidity, you might think this is a no-go for you. However, it’s
definitely still an option. You can have these sealed with special treatments
that will help protect against the corrosion that can come from these elements.
Much cheaper than stainless steel and many other metal
counterparts, this is definitely a product worth checking out.