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Black grout with white metro tiles?

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lozengeoflove Sun 23-Aug-15 16:12:16

Thinking of this combo, not keen on grey and think white grouting would discolour. Has anyone had this done? Floor with be black/white geometric pattern. All else white.

wowfudge Sun 23-Aug-15 18:43:58

Friends have exactly this around their bath with shower over. They also have a black dado tile trim. Looks very smart.

howtorebuild Sun 23-Aug-15 18:47:27

It's a great way to avoid cleaning mould.

cashewnutty Sun 23-Aug-15 18:48:00

I have a dark grey grout with white metro tiles and it looks lovely. I think black would look good too. I am a big fan of monochrome.

Mintyy Sun 23-Aug-15 18:48:28

Had it's day imo.

lozengeoflove Sun 23-Aug-15 19:24:28

Never, mintyy, never!

AmandaTanen Sun 23-Aug-15 19:33:07

My friend has this, to me it looks like mouldy white grout and it never looks clean.

wowfudge Sun 23-Aug-15 19:48:44

The black grout is very definitely black at my friends' house.

Lelivre Sun 23-Aug-15 20:50:41

I'm with mintyy on the look but a
I've found using good quality grout (and sealant) along with regular cleaning and good ventilation very much deters any mould.

RomComPhooey Sun 23-Aug-15 20:54:48

We have dark grey grout with dark grey tiles. Get ready to spend a lot of time scrubbing paler soap scum out of your grout with a toothbrush. <not bitter, no, not me>

lozengeoflove Sun 23-Aug-15 22:22:20

Oh god. Not the bloody toothbrush scrubbing. Really not sure what to go with now. Argh!

RomComPhooey Sun 23-Aug-15 22:52:27

Pale grey wouldn't show the scum so much. That's what I wish we'd used.

lozengeoflove Sun 23-Aug-15 23:02:44

Thanks rom - back to the drawing board for another think perhaps.

cashew I totally agree about the monochrome look.

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