Wall Tile - Matte or Glossy?

RareindigoAugust 14, 2012

Did you go with matte or glossy tile on your walls? Any benefit to either?

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I like the look of matte.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 7:04PM
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I think that matte tiles show water spots less than glossy tiles.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 8:51PM
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What does the rest of your kitchen/area of interest look like? During my kitchen remodel, I couldn't afford new quality made cabinets so I painted the ones I had. I wanted to draw as much attention away from my cabinets so I put in a busy granite and SS appliances. I also picked a high gloss 4x8" tile. I questioned the high gloss because of the reflections off of it but I'm so happy with it now. I think if I would have picked matte it still would have looked good...

Below is a link of my b&a pictures of my kitcehn remodel. It shows the backsplash.

Here is a link that might be useful: DIY kitchen before and after

    Bookmark   August 15, 2012 at 8:42AM
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Matte subway tiles in biscuit color. Wonderful!!

    Bookmark   August 17, 2012 at 9:19PM
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Matte tile with glass accents. But, I like the look of the high gloss shower walls and figure they might be easier to squeegee, but that look wouldn't work for my house so I didn't even consider them.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2012 at 10:36PM
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