Top 4 Tips for Choosing Tile Colours

Top 4 Tips for Choosing Tile Colours

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A great way to add colour to kitchens, bathrooms and entryways is to install or use tiles on the floor. The colour and texture of tiles can help set the tone of your room. Today, tile manufacturers offer various types of colour choices, multiple patterns and diverse shapes. You can use hand-painted tile for a custom touch or go for the natural variance in multicoloured and patterned tiles.

Before deciding on a tile colour, pay attention to the existing colours in the room. Consider the mood you want to create for the space and the amount of load or traffic the area receives. Here are top 4 tips to help you select the perfect tile colour for your home flooring project:

1. Determine the colour choice based on the room size.
Floor tile colours in soft or pastel hues can make a room look more spacious. Light tile colours are good choices for a guest bathroom or a narrow hallway. Meanwhile, darker tile colours will look best in large areas that have a lot of access to natural lighting.

2. Use a colour chart for guidance.
Create a lively statement by choosing a palette using colours on the opposite ends of the colour chart. Matching a terracotta tile with a rich blue wall colour will give the room energy and this colour pair will look best in a room where you would like to entertain. But if you want to create a more relaxing bedroom, opt for colours that are next to each other on the colour wheel as this scheme will create a more peaceful and harmonious tone.

3. Consider textures for different surfaces.
Select floor tiles with a streaky pattern for high-traffic rooms. Dirt and scratch marks are less likely to show on tiles with variegated shades, such as terrazzo tile. A combination of varying shades of grey and white is another popular choice for busy areas of the home.

4. Add vibrant colours for room decor.
The countertop, backsplash and wall are the central parts of the decor in a bathroom or a kitchen. If you plan to use tiles in a small area, choose tiles in vibrant colours as you can use them to decorate the room as well.

Choosing the tile colours for your home flooring can be overwhelming as the options can be numerous. By following the tips mentioned above, you can save time, money and choose the right colour for your floor tiles more efficiently. To help you choose high-quality tiles for your home flooring needs, visit the Amber Tiles listing here


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