Anti-Slip Tile Ideas from Walls and Floors
When stepping in and out of the bath tub or shower cubicle you tend to leave big puddles on those bathrooms floors. The same goes for wet rooms or the areas around swimming pools. The water drips from your body and gathers in big pools beneath you. If you’ve used lino or plain, smooth tiles those floors become slippery death traps. You might as well have an ice rink in your home. They’re especially troublesome for young children or the elderly.
Why not make your floors safe with the help of some anti-slip tiles? Then you can rest assured that your loved ones are safe when vacating their daily wash. It doesn’t cost a lot to buy non slip tiles and there are plenty of stylish options to choose from.
Hundreds of style possibilities
When you think of the words ‘anti-slip’ or ‘non slip’, you tend to think of the grim, grey, gritty tiles from nineties swimming pool changing rooms. But that simply isn’t the case anymore. There’s a whole world of different anti -slip tiles for you to discover! Different materials, different colours, shapes and sizes – different textures and grades.
The possibilities are simply endless!
Slate effect tiles tend to have a great anti slip surface. They’re also very chic and modern and will completely transform the look of your floors. Kuala tiles are made from high quality porcelain and are very durable; perfect for the heavy foot traffic you get traipsing in and out of a bathroom. They perfectly resemble slate. It’s an extremely realistic effect.
Equally as stylish and contemporary are the ceramic Vogue tiles. They have a very effective R12 non slip rating. That’s quite the grip! Ideal for bringing charm and character to those damp, moist floors; whether it’s in the bathroom or the wet room. They come in three eye-pleasing colourways; ranging from a deep, hypnotic Antracita purple, through to a rich Crema cream.
Alternatively, bring your bathroom floor to life with the help of our River Pebble tiles. A collection of beautiful, shimmering pebbles in a mosaic arrangement, they will definitely bring non-slip qualities to the party! They resemble the natural beauty of a river bed.
The appeal of quarry tiles
Made from natural clay, quarry tiles have a gritty, grainy anti-slip surface. They will bring a traditional, rustic effect to your home. They’re available in a selection of gorgeous natural colours; so you can choose which one best matches the feel of your room. Perhaps some dark, suave Aragon Charcoal quarry tiles? They have a lovely silky shine and will really capture the eye of your guests.
On the other hand, traditional red quarry tiles bring a lovely, homely warmth into the room. It will brighten up dark floorboards, whilst at the same time giving you that added grip for extra safety in the bathroom or wet room. Ferrolite quarry tiles are a high quality choice when it comes to choosing red clay tiles. Need a helping hand tiling the bathroom floor? Take a look at our step by step how to tile a floor video from Walls and Floors.