Ultra-Luxurious Onyx tiles for your household!

Published: 20th January 2010
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A house is a structure made of stones, but the very structure can be made alive and kicking by adding glamour to it. It can be a source of much needed relaxation and happiness for you. After all, home is where the heart is. They very first thing that needs to be done in order to beautify your house is to install tiles. Tiles, with is superb look and quality, can enhance the look of your household. Of the several variety of tiles available in the market, some spell luxury and flamboyance.

Onyx tiles are the best example of such tiles. These tiles magnify the lighting aspect of the room in which it is installed due to its super reflective nature. Onyx tiles falls in the category of extremely rare authentic tiles which manifest the brilliance of the gemstone. They are a bit expensive because of their royal feel and exuberant glaze, but are sure to catch your attention. Onyx is quarried from mountains and is formed as a result of extremely high temperature and pressure.

This unique natural stones has been used by architects even in the ancient and medieval era. They have found their way in churches, temples, mosques and palaces. Even in this modern era, onyx is extensively being used in popular tourist spots for beautification purposes. It provides character to the structure and therefore is class apart from other tiles available in the market.

Onyx tiles are absolute building materials having all the qualities needed for refurbishing the building floors, shelves and walls. Even though these tiles are expensive, they are the best alternative to granite stones. Onyx plates are available in the market in many sizes like 30x30 cm, 45x30 cm, 60x60 cm, 45x45 cm, 48x72 cm and 60x30 cm. The most popular colour choice with this stones is green (dark, light and normal), white, red, brown and golden. The marble stones after finishing are available in the market in the calibrated, polished, honed, tumbled and sawn forms.

Before going in for Onyx tiles, people should consider all aspects like price, sizes, designs and availability in the market. They should also be selective in designing their house with various colourful designs of the onyx plates. Use of the specific coloured onyx stones in different parts of the home brings extra shimmer in the house. You can play with different onyx tiles available in the market instead of giving a monotonous look with only one type of onyx plate. Some observations and considerations will really give you an attractive design. For example, light coloured onyx tiles should be used on the floors and upstairs of your home. Pink, blue or green coloured tiles in the kitchen, and bathroom of the house. This will certainly make your house look appealing. The dark green onyx stones in the inner rooms of the house will further enhance the colouring glaze of your home.

Onyx tiles made floor and walls also require proper maintenance. You should not use disinfectants, alcoholic substances & inflammable things like petrol, kerosene etc. on the floors and walls made of these tiles. This can damage the colours of the onyx floors and walls. You should always prefer cleaning agents for cleansing onyx floor, walls and shelves. This will definitely give you a life-time of glamour ads beauty.

About the Author:-

Lehman Joseph well known writer, focusses on Onyx tiles, Granite tiles, Marble tiles, natural stones Natural stone and Onyx tiles, Slate tiles through his writre-ups and also gives advices on installing and cleaning kitchen worktops.

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