Each grout is correctly termed and does far more than just keep the dirt from getting in between your tiles. Here's why grout is so important and why any old cheap and cheerful material just won't do.
With the new season upon us, there's no better time to get out your dusters & polishes for a spring clean. Sometimes, there's nothing more satisfying than a good deep clean to breathe life back into your home and leave your mind feeling a bit clearer.
If you love your tiles as much as we do, it's important to keep them maintained and ensure they're looking good for years to come.
Firstly, let’s dispel a little myth; porcelain and ceramic tiles are not different. In fact, both are produced from ceramic, so essentially they are both types of ceramic tile. The English word ceramic is derived from the Greek word ‘keramikos’, which in turn comes from ‘keramos’ or ‘potter’s clay’. The prefix ‘ker’ means heat, fire or burn in Indo-European. As you would expect, words have alternative derivations as many ancient societies - fired loam, earth or clay to produce pottery...