Adding a new tile flooring to your bathroom is a great way to make it come to life and look more modern. One of the best things about porcelain tiles in particular is that as long as they are sealed, they are really durable and can withstand a lot of wear and tear (especially if you have little kids). To make sure that you end up with the right type of tile flooring that you want for you and your family, there are a few considerations that you will want to run through with your tile layer.
The Type of Tile
The biggest consideration you have to make when choosing tile is what kind you want to have. Do you want something that is traditional or do you want something that's a bit trendier, like a hexagon print? To choose a tile that you really love and that will bring your house to life, go on a creative website like Pinterest and create an inspiration board with all of the types of tile flooring that really speak to you.
Grout color can really make or break the overall look of your tile flooring. Depending on who lays your tile, they may be able to show you small areas of flooring with different colors of grout to really show you what it will look like when it all comes together. Just remember that if you go with really light-colored grout that it may stain more easily and show every little speckle of dirt that gets on it. To prevent the grout from discoloring, you can always seal it with a really concentrated sealer.
The Tile Pattern
If you are going with a type of tile flooring that doesn't have a pattern already in it, then you can talk to your tile layer about creating a certain type of pattern for your bathroom. Fun popular patterns right now include brick-style, herringbone, or even basket weave patterns. Before you have your tile layer make the pattern, try laying out examples on your bathroom floor to see which pattern looks good in your specific space. If the pattern is too much for a small space, it can make the space look even smaller than it normally would.
As long as you are confident in your bathroom tile and grout, you should end up with a product that you really love. To learn more, reach out to someone who does residential tile work.