Kitchen: cement tiles, the trend of the moment

On the ground, in total look or on credence, cement tiles are all the rage! 

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Very trendy, it comes in cooking in all forms, always with style. For a touch of authenticity, cement tiles will add charm to kitchens of all styles.

 

Where to integrate cement tiles in the kitchen?

Become essential, the cement tiles make the happiness of the architects of kitchen in Lyon like amateurs of DIY in Paris. The main advantage of the cement tile is that the multiplicity of styles of patterns allows to stick as well to a design kitchen in Lyon than to a Scandinavian or country kitchen anywhere else.

Also, depending on the desired rendering, the cement tile can be integrated:

  • On the kitchen splashback with tiles preferably 12mm thick. The 16mm tiles will be too heavy for the wall. Also, it is advisable to avoid covering the area above the hotplates. With many temperature variations and splashing, the choice of cement tiles would not be very sensible.
  • In flooring: you can opt for stronger 16mm tiles. Feel free to play on two-tone mixes or pattern games, very trendy now.

 

The importance of maintenance

To keep all the beauty of your high-end cuisine in Lyon , Nice, Paris or anywhere else, the motto is maintenance.

On this type of support, anti-stain and anti-soiling treatment is required at least once a year. The most effective will be the application of a mouth-pore: 2 layers spaced 24h. Second step of protection: the specific wax which will bring a satin effect to the cement tiles, thus attenuating the initial dull aspect.

On a daily basis, in case of greasy stains, coffee or wine, clean immediately with black soap or Marseille soap with warm water and a soft brush. Caution: do not use white vinegar, bleach or acid or abrasive cleaners.