It is extremely durable and washable. After painting the cabinets the ugly floor just looked even uglier so i knew i had to do something about it.
When painting a tile floor the following three types of paint work best.
Painting kitchen tile floors. Use a roller to apply paint evenly to the tile. Add a clear coat of polyurethane if desired. Here are the basic steps that you will need to follow to paint your floors.
2 use a small angled brush for the edges and a roller for larger areas. While you can paint any ceramic kitchen tile there are certain spots where paint is more likely to hold up. To make your project extra easy select just one color.
I realized that annie sloan made a specific chalk paint lacquer that you can use on floors as a sealant on top of the paint. The design is sealed with chalk paint lacquer by annie sloan in clear matt. How to paint a tile floor.
This paint is made to stick to tile. Chalk paint can be applied without primer to lend a shabby chic solid color to the tile and it can also serve as a base. Let the paint dry for 24 to 48 hours until it is completely dry.
Chipping and peeling paint can even lead to some health concerns particularly if children or pets are in the home. Epoxy is generally the most durable and appropriate for ceramic tiles around your kitchen sink or floor. When painting tiles with epoxy or tile paint make sure the area is well ventilated.
Clean the tiles and grout thoroughly with tsp cleaner using water and a mop. Use a paintbrush to paint the edges and hard to reach areas like corners first. I always love the look of a patterned cement tile but that was a down the line investment.
Apply two to three even coats as needed until you achieve full coverage. Make sure to paint grout as well. Painting the tiles feels like the easy part once you ve muscled through the cleaning routine.
First you ll want to select the colors you ll be using. If you have tiles in your kitchen that feel old and dated but you aren t able to replace them with new tiles try painting them. So technically you can paint floor tiles in the literal sense but the results won t last as long as you want them to and there s a chance painting tile floors can actually cause maintenance issues.
Latex acrylic latex and enamel paints will all perform well on the ceramic tile if you have used a quality high adhesion primer to prepare the surface. High traffic and high moisture areas can be a problem when you re painting ceramic tile. Be sure to open all the windows and set up fans.
It ll be a time consuming process but you re sure to save hundreds of dollars. Graphic painted tile floors interior designer jessica davis of atelier davis created a stencil for these kitchen floors and brought the look to life with annie sloan paint products. Painting tile requires the use of special epoxy paints or tile paints.