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2018 tile flooring trends

Published: December 7, 2017

Editor’s note: This is the second part in our new series of posts covering 2018 flooring trends. Check out our first post to learn what’s new (and what’s coming) in hardwood flooring.

If you’re thinking about making tile floors part of your decorating next year, you’re not alone. Tile floors have been prominent flooring option over the last few years, and tile’s popularity is only going to keep growing for many reasons, including its durability, easy maintenance requirements, and the fact that these floors don’t collect allergens.

2018 tile trends

Designers and homeowners alike love tile floors because they come in wide range of styles, but sometimes having all of these options makes it hard to navigate which would work best with your design preferences and lifestyle.

To make things easier, here’s our guide to what’s trendy to help you get caught up on what to expect in 2018.

Dare to be different

Stay away from off-white and beige. If you want to do something different than a basic neutral tile, there’s never been a better time. Tiles of all types are being manufactured in more colors than ever before—from bold espresso to stunning grey. Chances are, if you can dream it, we can find it.

The shape of things to come

The patterned tile flooring trend is growing in popularity, and it’s a great way to expand your idea of what tile can look like in your home. Tile patterns aren’t just for back splashes anymore. Think vintage revival, but with a personalized, fresh look by choosing encaustic tiles for your floors.

Not ready to do a full floor with patterned tile? Consider creating a unique look by incorporating just a border. Play around with patterns and mosaic layouts to uniquely highlight features in each room you choose to floor with tile.

Glass tile superstar

A trend that’s here to stay? Glass tile back splashes in kitchens and bathrooms. Homeowners and designers continue to choose choose glass tile as a way to personalize their homes and increase resale value. Installing the right type of tile in the right location is an instant conversation starter.

Glass tile has an unparalleled beauty because it captures light and reflects it to make a space come alive and feel larger and more open. Plus, it is naturally water resistant, which makes it a perfect for creating a back splash.

Looking for more 2018 tile trends? Check out the Kermans page on Houzz.

Whether you’re looking to take advantage of one of these trends or if you are looking for basic design guidance to find the best tile floor is best for your home, Kermans Flooring is a great place to start. Make an appointment for a free design consultation today.

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