How to Choose the Right Grout Color for Your Tiles
You might not know it, but there’s still one big question you need to answer - what grout color should you use?While there aren’t any hard and fast rules, there are a few things to consider when deciding what grout color to use.Matching grout and tile colorChoosing a matching grout color allows it to blend in with the tile, minimizing the visibility of the tile joints and giving off the illusion of a solid surface.For example, white tile and white grout, red tile and red grout, black tile and black grout will result in a breathable, seamless finish that keeps the focus on the tiles themselves.Contrasting grout and tile colorNot sold on matching grout to your tile color?
Subway tile with dark grout
I chose a 4x5 handmade tile with dark grout 1/8 " .See pic for uneven grout lines.Is this poor tile installation or my choice of handmade tile?I'm going to speak to our general contractor shortly and any advice is helpful.I'm also worried my gray was too dark.
Grout color for Carrara Marble Tile?
Need to pick my grout color for our carrara marble tile backsplash in the kitchen.We are having absolute black countertops install as well.Thinking about a light gray, dont want something to dark...thoughts?
Here's how grout can change the entire look of your tile project
You Let Someone Else Pick Your Grout Color, Didn’t You?The color, pattern and veining of marble, travertine or porcelain tiles come forward when the grout is matched to the tile.With marble or other natural stone tiles, sometimes the default choice is a grout color that matches the base color of the tile.If you’re using glass tile in your installation, you want a specialty grout like Bostik’s Dimension grout.When designing your project, grout selection is a vital step.
Using Tile Paint? You Don't Have To Regrout With This Handy Tip
Using Tile Paint?That’s why tile paint was invented!You can achieve a great grout finish without having to regrout between the tiles by using the humble grout pen.You don’t have to keep the original colour either, if your new tile paint is orange why not go for a stylish grey?With six different grout pen colours to choose from, you can make your new tile paint really stand out.