Your house reflects your personality, your dreams. Your life shows the world who you are. If you know who you are…you know your style. You can choose whatever suits you at TFO.
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Article written by Maria Franco
What is the right product for your style of home, entertaining area, pool and garden?
I have just recently built an architecturally designed modern style home on the waters’ edge. My choice for the internal flooring was large format porcelain panels (900x1800mm) in a light silvery/grey colour to pick up the colour of the bay. As you enter the front door the flooring and the water seem to be merging as one – the silvery/grey tiles merging with the silvery/grey bay. The illusion is stunning and just what I wanted to achieve.
My choice for the pool and entertaining area on the lower level was exfoliated granite in 600×600 and 300x600mm. I used this product on the terrace, walkway, steps and the pool surrounds. The colour of the Granite blending in with the colours of the house and the bay.
For the pool edging, the granite was specially cut for the bullnosing with a square edge return of 150mm, taking it right to the waterline. For the inside of the pool, I choose polyurethane Glass Mosaics in a brilliant blue with a slight mother of pearl finish from Spain. The polyurethane system is perfect for the waterline or for the whole inside of pools, easy to lay for the tilers and gives the pool a longer life. Tiling the inside of your pool makes the water really sparkle and is easy to keep clean.
If your style is classical and timeless – you can choose from the endless range of Natural Stones, such as Travertine, Travertine Pavers, and Stack Stone at TFO. The decorating possibilities are endless with the choices of products that are available at TFO – all at a fraction of the price of other retailers.
Natural Stones such as Travertine and Granite will help you achieve a resort style oasis and are perfect for use around swimming pools. The natural veining found in each piece makes the product unique and beautiful. Many different finishes are available such as honed, unfilled, filled, chiseled, tumbled and exfoliated.
TFO offers a comprehensive range of travertine tiles, pavers and bullnoses in a variety of sizes and thicknesses. You can use the Tumbled Edge Travertine or the actual bullnose pieces for your coping.
Stack stone, used for feature walls and water features, provides a profound link between architecture and the surrounding landscape. It adds strength, texture and colour to your designs.
It is recommended to seal all natural stone products so as to keep maintenance to a minimum. Choose from one of the many premium sealing products available at TFO and give your product the perfect finish.
For a contemporary look you can choose from Porcelains produced by state of the art technology. Porcelain tiles are durable, stain resistant, have a low water absorption rate, come in a slip-resistant finish for all your external areas. Intricate textures, colours and sizes are available for you to achieve a sleek contemporary look.
Whatever your style you will find it at TFO, together with all the glues and grouts – everything you need to create your own stylish oasis. Also, if you need help, TFO has expert advice to make your choice easy.
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