Dark Grout Drama: Expert Tips for Your Chic Bathroom Makeover


Published: February 2, 2024
Updated: January 2, 2024

You finally have the white subway tile shower and bathtub of your dreams, only to discover water spots and soap scum on full display on your black grout. This is a situation in which many homeowners have found themselves, completely unaware of the difficulties that could befall them with this gorgeous aesthetic.

Luckily, our favorite designers and homeowners have shared how to alleviate this feeling of regret and make this trend work for you and your lifestyle! “Dark grout paired with white tiles creates a bold and dramatic aesthetic,” says interior designer Ellen Matthews. “It adds a striking contrast that draws the eye and emphasizes the graphic lines of the tile pattern,” Matthews notes.

We are going to explore various ideas and recommendations about when and where to implement dark grout and how to keep it clean. We, at Soul and Lane, have even included a few essential tips that will assist you in selecting a darker grout tone like gray or greige that can offer the same dimensional effect without the bold dedication that comes with choosing black.

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