Why you should choose your grout when choosing your tiles


When choosing your tiles it may be easy to forget about the grout. You’ve spent months planning your new look room, you’ve selected your tiles, your tradesman has arrived and they’ve got your grout with them. What input did you have in selecting that grout? If you didn’t have any input at all then you could be making a big mistake, as the choice of grout is very much a big part of the finished look of your tiles. In this blog, we take a look at just a few reasons why it is so important that you are choosing the grout to go with your tiles.

Matching grout

If you don’t want the individual tiles to stand out then you may wish to opt for a grout colour that matches your tiles. By selecting a colour that matches your tiles, each of your individual tiles will seamlessly blend together, producing a clean and sleek look overall.

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Contrasting colours

Alternatively, you may wish to highlight the individual characteristics of your tiles. With contrasting coloured grout you can make your tiles stand out. The grout lines act as a border around each of your tiles, drawing your eye to the beauty of each tile.

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When selecting your choice of grout it is important to take into consideration how the grout will make your tiles look, but you must also consider the practicality of your grout selection. For rooms that are prone to grease and dirt, Lithofin products are an excellent means of cleaning and caring for your ceramic or porcelain tiles, we recommend the Lithofin Grout Protector and the Lithofin Grout Cleaner, to find out more visit the Lithofin site here.

For all of the above reasons, grout choice has to be considered just as seriously as the choice of your tiles. The overall look of your new tiles is hugely affected by your choice of grout, so next time you’re shopping for tiles be sure to take a look at our grout options and speak with our tile specialists, to make sure that your project is exactly as you envisioned.


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