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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing Bathroom Tiles

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How Does the Tile Feel?

Yes, the feel of the tile does matter, especially if you will be using it on a shower bench. Do you want to go with a slab or large tiles to make a smoother surface? Smaller tiles and feel rougher against the bottoms of your feet.


If your bathroom is small, then why not pick a diagonal tile pattern. Diagonal positioning creates the illusion that the space is considerably larger.


When picking tile patterns, always use three or fewer tiles that share the same colors hues. If you use more colors, then the entire bathroom becomes a visual distraction. Also, it will be far more difficult to place the various tiles to form a pleasing visual pattern. Remember, you don’t want to create a gaudy appearance by using a lot of different colors.
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If you go with larger bathroom tiles, remember that you’ll need a grout joint with a wider width. The grout matters a great deal with larger tiles because you don’t want them to accidentally crack.

Picking a Color

Nowadays, you’ll see a lot of light colored subway tiles in the bathroom because it’s become the hot trend. Without doubt white, off white, and muted colors can definitely give the impression of space which is something most people want to achieve in a bathroom. You can also pick group that offer great contrast against the lighter hued tiles.

Consider the Grout Lines

With smaller tile, you will have a substantial number of grout lines. If you want to minimize the appearance of the grout lines, then try to pick a grout color that matches the tiles being used so you can create a feeling of seamlessness.