Best grout color for white subway tile. This style works well with neutral tile colors especially white tile where you want the white to look fresh and clean. Now there are endless colorseven metallic and glitter are available. Grout for subway tile might seem like a simple choice but there is more to consider than you might imagine. Laticrete makes a color called silver shadow and i feel like i use it in every house that does subway tile.
The tiles are the original white subway tiles. I had wanted white cabinets with white subway tile but my cabinets ended up having a yellow undertone so i went with a light gray subway tile and yes the grout decision took a while but ultimately i matched the grout with the tile for a seamless look. Im using white subway tile with either white or beige grout which goes with the vanity top. My go to with white subway is a light gray grout because it gives the tile a subtle definition but almost reads white like you wouldnt say oh you used gray grout on your walls necessarily but it makes the tiles stand out more than white.
See more ideas about tile grout colors grey grout and grey tile grout. Find and save ideas about grout colors on pinterest. I bought some alabaster grout which looks to be off whitish according to the label but now im not sure if thats the best color. The tiles are the original white subway tiles.
You arent just stuck with gray or white grout anymore. But for shower pan using unglazed almond tiles and wondering if i should grout with white for a bit of contrast or beige for a darker tone than the almond. Keep in mind that a lighter grout color like white can potentially show more stains and will require more maintenance to keep it looking its best. Until the 1980s there were only two choices when it came to grout.
Leaning toward the white. White subway tiles are clean simple and classic. You can even have white subway tiles with aquamarine blue grout if you desire. Different grout colors for tile can produce startling contrasts or smooth out and make a design more cohesive depending on your tile and grout choices so do your research thoroughly.
That said i used a light grey grout for the marble floors in the master and guest baths upstairs as white would be a bugger for fifi the maid that would be me to keep clean. I adore white subway tiles so cant wait to see yours.