Wet Rooms Tiling in Northampton
A wet room is described as a concealed tray that is tiled over with the correct slope so good drainage is easily achieved. For residential areas with limited space, it is easier to install a wet room and maximise the space in that area than a bathroom with a cubicle. For commercial properties – hotels, offices, gyms etc, they are a flexible alternative that works well and enables you make the best use of space.
Wet rooms are constructed by fitting walls and floors with waterproof building boards. For durability, the board joints are sealed with waterproof jointing silicones which are covered with waterproof tape and resins.
For wet rooms and walk in showers the important consideration is the material the floor would be finished with. The type of flooring finish dictates the type of wet room tray/under tray that can be used with this flooring type.
Tiling is the common choice of flooring finish for wet rooms. With a tiled floor finish, there are a range of options for the wet room tray as wet room trays are designed to accept tile floor finishes. Wet rooms also accommodate several tile styles, shapes, and sizes. With good preparation, installation and tiling of a wet room, if maintained, a wet room should last for a long while.
For wet rooms porcelain tiles are the most suitable followed by mosaic tiles and natural stone. Ceramics are better for walls but not a good choice for floors due to their construction.
Important points to take note when choosing tiles for wet rooms are the types of tiles, the slip rating, and the tile thickness. Our team will suggest small wet room ideas for areas with limited space.
Wet rooms when done properly can beautify your property and if well maintained are good value for money. Our expert team install wet rooms that are functional and enhance the appearance and value of your property.