With so many grout colors available, choosing the best one for your project can be challenging.
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Aesthetically speaking, one of the most important decisions when choosing grout is whether it will blend with or stand out from the tile.
Light grout between light tiles can make your installation look like a single uniform piece — ideal for minimalist design. On the other hand, contrasting dark grout with light tiles makes a bold statement.
To pick grout color based on the impact you want your finished design to have, consider the following:
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Consider the tile’s characteristics and appearance. Then, answer these questions to ensure a successful installation:
- Are the tiles patterned or do they have a solid color? With patterned tile, pick a grout color that best matches the tile edges so the pattern isn’t interrupted.
- Are they natural stone or manufactured ceramic? For more contrast with natural stone tile, pick a darker color to highlight the dark veins.
- If it is glass tile, is it transparent or opaque? White grout accentuates clear, iridescent and translucent glass tile.
- Are there mosaic sheets or accents, and do they contain differently-colored tiles? Pick a neutral grout that works well with all the colors, or try a