How To Fix & Seal Hand Made Terracotta

Terracotta is a natural product, so you can expect it will have colour tone variation, minor structural deficiencies such as pitting, and other marks all of which make each terracotta floor unique. Terracotta will arrive in its natural form, which can be much paler than the sealed finish, this is due to the sealing process. There are other ways in which you can seal terracotta please visit LTP to see other options, this guide covers the traditional way of sealing terracotta. The process of laying terracotta begins with spreading out your adhesive on your primed concrete or timber floor using a … Continue reading How To Fix & Seal Hand Made Terracotta

Its all about the Terracotta.

Kitchen, conservatory or living room; terracotta once fully sealed is suitable for most areas in the house. With the added benefit that terracotta retains heat better than any other tile, the floor should never feel ice-cold to the touch. If used with underfloor heating these tiles will retain the heat even when the heating has been turned off. Teatree terracotta tiles are handmade and therefore no two tiles are alike, they will have all the characteristics of a natural product; colour tone variation, minor structural deficiencies such as pitting, and other marks all of which make each terracotta floor unique. … Continue reading Its all about the Terracotta.

TEATREE HANDMADE TERRACOTTA IS BACK!!

    As  sales director of Wellington Tile, one of the west country’s most established Tile Showrooms, Mark Atkins is well qualified to comment on trends in the market for floor tiles. What he has noticed is an interesting increase in demand for a tile that was last popular 20 years ago. “Five years ago it was all travertine and stone, but recently the trend has moved back to Terracotta which was last at its most popular in the 1990’s.” Over the past decade stone, especially travertine has made such an impact in interior design that despite its obvious attraction, … Continue reading TEATREE HANDMADE TERRACOTTA IS BACK!!

Terracotta Wall and Floor Tiles

Terracotta Wall and Floor Tiles   Terracotta tiles, from the Latin terra cotta meaning baked earth are just that: Terracotta is a traditional, authentic flooring tiles that possess a warmth, a charm and a character, often missing from more contemporary factory produced alternatives . Spain and Mexico tend to be the main sources of terracotta floor tiles sold in the UK, however it is possible to buy terracotta from a range of other countries such as China, Vietman, Iran  and India. Terracotta tiles as a flooring was a popular choice in the 1980’s and 1990’s in the UK as the … Continue reading Terracotta Wall and Floor Tiles