Dress up your bathroom with a gorgeous tile shower. Replacing your worn-out fiberglass shower with a beautiful new tile shower is easy with Flowers Flooring. We’re the one stop shop for all things tile shower related. We work closely with a plumber to coordinate the plumbing appointments and we provide the frameless glass doors. This saves our customers both time, money and frustration of having to hire two additional contractors. The first step is deciding on the tiles to use and the tile pattern that will work best in your space. There are as many ways to tile a shower as there are types and colors of tiles.
The only steadfast golden rule of a tile shower is to select a tile that is waterproof and extremely durable. Flowers Flooring has installed hundreds of tile showers in and around the Charlotte metro area, and no two tile showers are alike. Our estimator will make tile selection suggestions during your free tile shower estimate. A few design concepts you may want to consider include:
Add an accent tile wall inside the shower.
Adding an intricate mosaic tile showpiece to one wall in your tile shower adds an eye-catching pop of color and design. However, if you are considering an accent wall you want to keep the border and the rest of the walls a fairly neutral color. If an accent wall is too much for you, think about mixing up the pattern of the tile on one wall. For example, if all the walls are laid in a brickwork pattern, lay one wall with a diagonal pattern.
Change up the size of the tile.
If you don’t like shower tile that mix and matches materials, you can add a subtle visual contract by selecting different size tile inside the shower. For example, try a large, square granite tile on the floor, and a smaller rectangular ceramic tile (in the same color) in the shower.
This subtle difference will set shower boundaries without calling them out too loudly.
Vary tile inside the shower.
You can mix and match tile inside the shower. For example, use white subway tile a quarter of the way up the walls, and a glass mosaic tile above that for an unexpected visual twist, and pebble tile on the floor.
Many of the best bathroom tile shower ideas that Flowers Flooring has completed are those that use a variety of tiles, which adds character to the space.
Utilize tile pattering.
Add a mosaic tile strip to accentuate a border or add a border of black tiles to divide different types of tile. This breaks up the wall space and adds a great visual effect.
Tile shower ceiling.
Most of the design and color focus in a bathroom and a tile shower is usually on the walls and the floor. However, bathroom tile designs can extend to the ceiling to add texture, color and pattern through tiling. Adding tile to the shower ceiling will also prevent mold from growing in your shower from rising steam.
Add color to shower niches.
Shower insets where you put shampoo and other shower items are a great spot to show off different types or colors of tile in either contrasting or complementary colors. For example, a wall of white subway tile can get a fun pop of color with brown and cream mosaic tiles mixed in.
Use grout for contrast.
Bathroom tile isn’t the only way to add color to a tile shower. You can also use grout for unusual color contrast in a shower. For example, dark grout against a white tile.