Nothing warms up a home like the look and feel of natural hardwoods, says domino magazine. But when the real stuff won't suffice, there's a bevy of look-alike tiles and wallpapers that bring design-friendly faux-bois solutions to every room of the house.
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Channel the look of a Paris flat by laying porcelain planks in a herringbone pattern.
Porcelain is ideal for areas exposed to moisture, such as outdoor patios and bathrooms. Looking to enhance your kitchen floor? Applied with grout, these planks are also strong enough for everyday wear and tear.
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Though there are many different vinyl flooring applications, this model comes on a roll and requires an adhesive. While budget-friendly, vinyl is less hard-wearing than porcelain or ceramic, and isn't recommended for outdoor use.
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Ceramic can also be used in areas frequently exposed to moisture, such as bathrooms and mudrooms. It also looks fantastic on a bathroom wall or as a kitchen backsplash.
faux wood cermaic
Nothing beats the look of marble. This product is sold in long planks and cut along the vein to resemble wood. Because it's porous and slippery when wet, it isn't recommended for outdoor use.
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