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Composite tiles for floors, alternative to ceramic tiles

Composite tiles for floors, alternative to ceramic tiles

A tile that would land in a snap or almost, it's a bit of a dream! Well, it seems that an effective and quick solution is in the self-adhesive composite tile, to be installed alone and without difficulty. The new mineral composite tiles offer a nice alternative to ceramic tiles especially for those who are in a hurry and who are not DIYers. Composed of calcium carbonate and resins, it is 100% recyclable and 4 times lighter than conventional tiles. And laying your tiling becomes simple: the back of the mineral tile is self-adhesive, it is laid edge to edge without tools or glue, joint or spider. The tiles are laid on a flat, clean and dry surface, like a concrete screed and avoid the installation of a layer of insulation. So, we can install this type of tiling in 4 times less time than a conventional tiling, with an average yield of 8m2 per hour, for those who have the stopwatch on their wrist! And if you do not want edge to edge, then you can opt for tiles with joints already integrated and choose from 9 sober and contemporary decorations: cream, chocolate, tobacco colors ... and XXL tiles of 60x60 cm for a trendy decor. Note that the edge-to-edge model includes 12 references of decorations in natural colors. The tiles are varnished and we are promised very high resistance to stains and scratches with a 10 to 15 year warranty. In addition, they were rewarded at the 2010/2011 House Trophies. So I say: it's worth trying this new kind of tiling at home. Gerflor self-adhesive mineral composite tile, Distinctive Character with integrated seal, 3 mm, 27.90 euros per m2 (indicative retail price) and Elegance Character, 2 mm, 18.90 euros per m2 (indicative retail price). > More info on www.gerflor.fr