Introduction of Terracotta Tiles:
Natural unglazed fired clay tiles are often called Terracotta tiles, often termed as, “baked clay or burnt earth.” Terracotta may also refer to brownish-orange colors or coloured clay products. In the production of Natural Terracotta tiles, the clay is fired in kilns, with nothing added but water. The colours come naturally from the colours of the clay as well as firing techniques and temperatures.
History of Terracotta Tiles:
Fired clay tiles had their origin as many as 4,000 years ago in ancient Egypt. They later became popular in the Western Europe during the Middle Ages. The rust-coloured tiles were quite popular in the ancient monasteries in England, while artisans in Spain and Portugal added a colourful touch by hand-painting the tiles in bright colours to suit their sunny climate.
Benefits of Terracotta Tiles:
An earthy appeal, hard wearing and durable, terracotta tiles are an ideal choice. Terracotta is a ceramic made by firing refined clay mixtures at high temperatures in kilns. What makes it an ideal choice is its ability to add a classic and luxurious appeal Many more benefits of choosing terracotta as material as follows:
Ease of cleaning
Durable: Terracotta tiles are known for their durability and toughness. These tiles can withstand abuse without breaking, fading or chipping. This also helps you save on replacements and repairs in the long run.
Flexible: Terracotta floors can be sealed to improve its moisture and stain resistance features. This makes it an ideal choice for outdoor as well as indoor use. You can install terracotta tiles in any room in your house and in your patio or pathway without worrying about the tiles degrading with time and use.
Aesthetic appeal: The earthy red and brown colour of the tiles gives it a rustic and natural look, adding an aesthetic appeal to your house. Since terracotta tiles are made up of clay, they can be molded into different shapes and designs, allowing you to create unique designs to meet your desire.
Ease of cleaning: When sealed, terracotta tiles are extremely easy to clean. Sealed tiles do not absorb water. You can clean the tiles by simply wiping down the floor with a piece
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