Pros & Cons of Having Terracotta Tiles

One of the oldest ceramic tiles, i.e., Terracotta Tiles, is now coming back in tend, and we couldn’t be happier. Read on to learn whether they are worth all the hype or not. In this article, we’ll have a look at the list of pros and cons of installing Terracotta tiles so that you can make an informed decision.

Pros & Cons of Having Terracotta Tiles
Original Image from AGL Tiles.

Pros of Using Terracotta Tiles:

  • Unlike other tiles on the market, terracotta tiles have unrivaled elegance at a reasonable price. So, no matter how big or small your budget is, there’s a terracotta tile out there that will work for you.
  • Gone are the days when terracotta tiles were only available in red; now, these tiles come in a wide range of colors, textures, and designs. You can choose one based on your needs, such as terracotta wall tiles, terracotta parking tiles, or even terracotta tiles for a terrace.
  • These tiles last a long time and do not show signs of wear for a long time. They’re also incredibly low maintenance. To get the best look, simply wipe them down on a regular basis. Their plain texture makes it easier to remove stains — all you need is a mop, some decent soap, and some water.
  • Most notably, they can be repurposed to reconstruct rough surfaces, such as a garden walkway, making them environmentally friendly.
Terracotta Tiles

Cons of Terracotta Tiles:

  • Keep in mind that penetrating sealants should be used to seal the terracotta tiles, and cement grout should be used to fill the joints between them.
  • Since each tile is unique in terms of color, so if you are sensitive to discoloration, you will not enjoy them.
  • Terracotta tiles can be difficult to fix after they have been scratched or chipped, and the installation process is very complicated, so it should be performed by a professional.
  • Since terracotta tiles have a porous texture, they can quickly attract dirt.
  • Water absorbs into the terracotta tiles in colder climates, causing them to freeze and crack.
Terracotta Tiles

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