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Maximising Your Home’s Value with Tiles: The Secret to Upscaling Your Property

Layla Sawyer

Ever walked into a home and felt an immediate sense of luxury, even before spotting any high-end appliances or designer furniture? It turns out the key to effortless elegance has been right under your nose (or sometimes your feet) the whole time — we’re talking tiles.  Whether it's a chic backsplash in the kitchen or a statement bathroom floor, tiles have the power to transform spaces and, by extension, the value of a property. We’re here to shine a light on how the right tiles can be your golden ticket to a higher property valuation.

A light, bright bathroom with a double vanity and a skylight.
Project by PB Bathrooms Adelaide | Photography by  Sebastian Paynter | Stirling Grey Terrazzo Look Tile and Riverton Matte Grey Subway Tile

The Impact of Tiles on Property Valuation

First impressions count: Imagine potential buyers stepping into a home with a grand entryway adorned with exquisite tiles. That initial wow factor can set the tone for the entire viewing, making them more inclined to see the property in a positive light.

Durability is desirable: Homes that stand the test of time often fetch higher prices. Tiles are known for their durability, especially in high-traffic areas — an instant signal to buyers that they won't have to deal with frequent repairs or replacements.

A Lasting Impression of Luxury

The bathroom oasis: A bathroom isn't just a functional space — it's a sanctuary. Opting for luxurious tiles can transform a bathroom from ordinary to spa-like. Think of the appeal of stone-look tiles or the charm of intricate encaustic-look tiles — these styles can make you feel like you’re enjoying your own private resort every single day.

Kitchen Elegance: The kitchen, often considered the heart of the home, can significantly benefit from the right tiling choices. A chic backsplash or a tiled kitchen island can be the focal points that captivate potential buyers.

Outdoor Appeal: Don't forget the outdoors! Tiled patios or pool areas can elevate the exterior of a home, making it as appealing as the interior. Plus, outdoor tiles signal easy maintenance — a big win for potential homeowners.



Striking the Balance: Luxury on a Budget

While tiles can make a space look like a million bucks, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to break the bank to bring your vision to life. At TileCloud, we offer tiles to suit a range of budgets, so you can attain that upscale appearance without blowing out your build or renovation costs. We have cost-effective options to enhance both feature areas and general spaces, so you can make your money go further based on how much area you have to cover.

Creating Cohesive Spaces

Using tiles to create a cohesive theme throughout the home can make it feel more harmonious. For instance, using similar colour palettes or patterns in different rooms can create a flow, making the home feel well-designed and thought-out. It’s often these seemingly “background” details that resonate with potential buyers, as they can easily envision themselves in the space.

More Than Just Aesthetics

While the visual appeal of tiles is undeniable, their benefits extend far beyond the surface. Choosing tiles is a conscious decision to future-proof your home. Whether it's the wear and tear of daily life or the evolving tastes in interior design, tiles age incredibly well. Their durability ensures they remain in fantastic condition for years, reducing the need for frequent updates or repairs.

Versatility: The Design Chameleon

Tiles are the chameleons of interior design. Their vast range of designs, textures and finishes allows you to craft spaces that range from vintage charm to modern minimalism. This versatility ensures that your home remains evergreen, appealing to a broad spectrum of tastes and preferences. From the classic subway style to bold geometric patterns, tiles have got you covered.

Find the Best Tiles for Your Home

In the grand scheme of home renovations, tiles might seem like a minor detail — but their impact on a property's value and appeal is undeniable. They offer the ideal blend of functionality and aesthetics, making spaces beautiful and durable. Whether you're a homeowner looking to sell or simply want to upgrade your living space, tiles are a wise, solid investment. 

Keen to level up your home’s value? Start your build or renovation journey with TileCloud. From your dream backsplash to a fully tiled living space, we have something to suit every job (and taste). Take advantage of our handy sample packs so you can try before you buy, or take our free style quiz to get some aesthetic inspiration for your next tiling project.

Layla Sawyer
Layla is a creative at heart, with an Advanced Diploma in Interior Design and being the Senior Marketing and Ecommerce Coordinator here at TileCloud she has a passion for staying up to date with the latest trends within the industry. Known for going down a rabbit hole on Pinterest and being a sucker for a good mood board to kick off any project.