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