Quite possibly the closest to natural wood a tile can get, the Sandalo range is the ultimate in realistic wood effect tiles and combines the magnificent beauty of timber with the supreme performance and durability of a ceramic tile.
Faithful replication of worn wood floor boards
Variance between each tile makes for authentic weathered look
No sealing required
Matt finish for improved grip underfoot
Easy clean/low maintenance
Constructed from hardwearing ceramic and printed using the latest inkjet technology, these tiles replicate light hardwood floorboards with remarkable accuracy. Alive with realistic wood grain effect that varies heavily from tile to tile, the Sandalo range is ideal for instilling a natural look into lounges, hallways, bedrooms, and bathrooms, such is its versatility. The grey colour variant features the same characteristics but presented in an understated ashen hue.
R9 - Best used in dry indoor areas: Bathrooms*, kitchens*, hallways*, living rooms, bedrooms and studies.
Generally, smooth surface gloss or matt tiles which can produce a slip hazard when wet, as a shoe may slide over the tiles*Suitable matting should be in place to absorb water splashes etc
R10 - Best used in indoor or outdoor areas where there may be minimal wetting remaining on the surface: Bathrooms, kitchens, hallways, food courts, and commercial areas with external entrances.
The tile surface will generally be a textured matt glaze, sometimes with a slight surface structure, designed to prevent shoes from sliding over their surface.
R11 - Best used in areas which may be subject to heavy wetting of the surface: Wetrooms, exposed balconies, patios.
The tile surface will usually be a heavier textured matt glaze, sometimes with a slight surface structure, designed to prevent shoes from sliding over their surface. Designed for both indoor and outdoor areas, where there can also be the presence of other surface contaminants, such as liquid soaps and leaf debris.
R12 - Best used in areas which may be subject to heavy wetting of the surface: Wetrooms, exposed balconies, patios, swimming pool surrounds, factory production lines, vehicle inspection pits
The tile surface will often have deep recesses to drain water and other liquid contaminants from the raised surface areas.
R13 - Best used in areas which may be subject to heavy wetting of the surface combined with other contaminants, steps or ramps: Commercial swimming pool and spa surrounds, Factory production lines, vehicle inspection pits
The tile surface will have very deep recesses to drain water and other liquid contaminants, such as oils from the raised surface areas and are designed for commercial areas including industrial process areas where there is dangerous equipment present
Hello, Do the tiles need to be sealed and if so what sealer would you recommend?
Our advice: These tiles do not require sealing.
Would this tile be suitable for a shower cubical?
Our advice: This tile is suitable to use in a shower cubicle.
what size spacings would you recomend
Our advice: The recommended spacer for the Sandalo Taupe Natural Wood Effect Floor Tile (SKU 436650) is our 3mm Long Leg Tile Spacers 250pk (SKU 434285) or our 3mm T Spacers x 250 (SKU 440205).
Do these tiles have a laminate surface layer on top? Also, are they cold to the touch/underfoot?
Our advice: The Sandalo Taupe Natural Wood Effect Floor Tile (SKU 436650) are a ceramic tile with a glazed finish. This tile is no colder than any other ceramic tile and is compatible with underfloor heating, should this be of interest.
How many full size samples can I order?
Our advice: For the Sandalo tiles, we can send out 1 full size sample for the cost of the tile, we would be happy to cover the postage on a sample order. If you require more than 1, the shipping costs would have to be covered by yourself.