Using black floor tiles creates an atmospheric and very distinctive style. They're an ideal backdrop for which to highlight furniture and they emphasise surrounding colours vividly. A great base colour that contrasts beautifully with aluminium and copper accents and white fixtures and fittings for a modern monochrome look.
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Black tiles come in various different styles and formats, from natural stone inspired slate effect tiles and opulent marble look tiles, to distinctive, on trend black patterned floor tiles for the ultimate style statement. If you’re looking for eyecatching black floor tile designs, take a look at our Contrasti and Cuban patterned tile collections.
Black floor tiles provide the perfect base to showcase chrome fixtures and fittings in a bathroom, or to highlight white kitchen units for a stylish monochrome effect. If you’re choosing tiles for an open plan living space or large room, consider large black floor tiles – fewer grout lines help to create a seamless flow of tiles from room to room. View our collection of large format floor tiles for inspiration. We especially love the St Laurent Black Polished tile from our Marmori collection which comes in a statement 1200x600mm size, ideal for creating that all important Wow factor! If slip resistance is an important factor in your design scheme, choose matt black floor tiles which are also available with a structured surface for extra grip underfoot. View our anti slip floor tiles and use the handy filter tool to view black floor tiles bathroom, kitchen and floors. For more style tips and advice on black tiles, read our Dare To Go Dark blog.
Porcelain and glazed porcelain tiles are the best tiles for floors – they are easily wiped clean and require no sealing. Porcelain tiles are very durable and are able to withstand high levels of footfall experienced in kitchens, hallways and bathrooms. Due to their low porosity, porcelain and glazed porcelain tiles are very well suited for floor areas that frequently become wet, making them an ideal, low maintenance solution for bathroom and kitchen floors. When choosing floor tiles, remember to factor in slip resistance and opt for tiles with a high anti slip rating for peace of mind in floor areas that are likely to get wet.
Any colour tile can be used on the floor, but take into account the size of the room you’re tiling and what you want the end result to be. Smaller rooms benefit from lighter coloured floor tiles to open up the space. Darker floor tiles are more suitable for larger living spaces and can provide a stunning backdrop to the furniture and fixtures within it. Opt for underfloor heating, also available from CTD Tiles, for extra comfort underfoot.
Black porcelain and glazed porcelain tiles are very durable and easy to clean. Simply vacuum or sweep loose dirt from the surface of the tiles, mop the floor with a mild cleaning solution in warm water, rinse with clean water and finally use a clean towel to dry.