What color grout for this shower's tile?

threeapplesNovember 5, 2012

The floor has a marble hex tile with silver grout (a medium neutral gray) and it looks fantastic. Should I just go with white grout or do a light gray like custom's platinum color?

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numbersjunkie

It's probably a matter of taste, but if you are going to a grout color that does not match the tile, you'd better have a perfect tile job because every flaw will show.

    Bookmark   November 5, 2012 at 11:27PM
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Annie Deighnaugh

I prefer the look of matching grout as it makes it far less busy....

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 8:28AM
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pricklypearcactus

Do you want the shape of the tile and the layout of the tile to stand out? If so, this would be more visible with contrasting grout. If you want more of a clean white palette with minimal attention drawn to the tile shape and layout, use a grout that matches the tile.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 9:55AM
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phiwwy

I would say white. That way your accent tile (gorgeous) in the niche will stand out.

That said, that's what I did in our one shower.

    Bookmark   November 6, 2012 at 12:16PM
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threeapples

i ended up doing white grout. it's really pretty, but i wish i would have done a very light gray. i'll do light gray on the other shower's subway tile i think. thanks for the advice, everyone. i'll take photos tomorrow. oh, and my tile guy replaced the broken tiles with no problem.

    Bookmark   November 7, 2012 at 9:09PM
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