Tiles Edinburgh The most natural and the most popular wall covering in a bathroom are tiles whether they are made of ceramic, porcelain, slate or travertine. As well as being more hygienic and easy to keep clean tiles, unlike some other surfaces, don’t harbour mites which helps to alleviate allergies. Bathroom Tile Shops Edinburgh They are endlessly adaptable allowing you to mix colours to add contrast or create a feature. Our award winning bathroom designers at EKCO will advise you on the best kind of tiles to suit the bathroom, shower room or wetroom in your Edinburgh home to help create the illusion of space and give a warmer more tranquil feel. An investment not a cost The ideal wall covering for bathrooms, shower rooms and wet rooms, the long life span of tiles means that they should be regarded as an investment as opposed to a cost. Here are just three of the main reasons for choosing wall tiles as opposed to any other wall covering for your bathroom, shower room or wet room. Waterproof Ceramic tiles are completely waterproof straight out of the box whereas travertine, porcelain and slate will all require sealing. Nonetheless they all make the perfect wall covering for your bathroom, shower room or wet room. Adaptable As a rule of thumb if you have a fairly small bathroom area go for smaller tiles as they will make the area seem bigger but the choice is yours. The adaptability of tiles mean that anything goes depending on your taste. You can mix complementary or contrasting colours to suit your sanitary ware and other fixings, give an earthy, natural feel using slate or travertine tiles or bring luxury and opulence with patterned porcelain or ceramic. Long lasting Wall tiles will outlast most other types of wall covering therefore they make a sound investment. They can all add value to your home. If a tile breaks then you can replace it rather than having to change the whole wall. For more details on how EKCO can help you choose the right wall tiles for your bathroom, shower room or wet room whether your bathroom is in Glasgow, Edinburgh or elsewhere in Scotland why not give our bathroom designers a call on 01506 857 007. Better still, visit us at one of our showrooms in Uphall (near Livingston) or Edinburgh. We’ll be delighted to help you.