How to Choose the Right Grout Color

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Choosing the right color of grout for your home should not be a decision made on impulse. There are several factors to consider to help you create an aesthetically appealing space. As you choose the right grout color for your home, keep the following tips in mind.

Custom-Made BathroomAlways Choose Your Tiles First

If you choose tiles with many patterns and designs, you want to carefully consider your grout. A poor color choice can make an area with lots of design and color appear busy and distract from the look you desire. Choose your tiles first and then focus on the grout.

 

Decide What You Want the Grout to Do

The color of grout you choose will determine the overall look in the space. You can choose grout that blends in with the tile and is less noticeable. Or, you can choose a grout color that adds more contrast and definition to the patterns and designs on each tile. For example, if you want white tiles as a kitchen black splash, you could consider a white grout that provides a very clean look to the space.

Consider Maintenance

As you choose your grout color, you must also consider how often you will maintain and clean the grout in your home. Grout is a porous material and it will trap dirt and bacteria, making it appear dirty and unattractive. Lighter-colored grout will show this dirt and grime much faster and more easily than darker grout. This means if you don’t like scrubbing your grout often, you should consider a darker color option.

Keep in mind that grout regularly needs proper cleaning, repairs, and replacements to help it look its best. While you can do some of this work on your own, you need professionals to ensure the job is done right and your grout looks like new. If your Denver home is ready for grout cleaning or grout repair, call The Grout Specialists at 720-517-8041 or schedule a consultation online.  

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