rockwall subway tileIn New York, 1904, America was introduced to the exciting new trend of subway tile, so named because of its appearance in the first underground subway tunnels. In Murphy, subway tile is no longer found exclusively beneath the earth! It is a staple of many modern homes, used in bathrooms, kitchens, or anywhere else water is regularly used.

Subway tile is provided in many shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. So, while it is a popular choice for showers or kitchen backsplashes, it can still represent a unique and personal asset of your home decor. At Floor Coverings International Rockwall, we are thrilled to talk tile, no matter the style. Let’s cover the benefits of this grand 20th-century classic, a robust and durable trend in interior design that just won’t quit!

Subway Tile Installation

Selecting a design for installation of your subway tiles is no easy feat. There a fair few styles to choose from, including straight offset, vertical, horizontal, diagonal, herringbone, and parquet! Should you choose subway tile for your home, you will have an exciting opportunity for pattern customization. Fit your tiles in accordance with your inner home decor artist!

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Subway Tile Material

Here is another opportunity for interior design customization. Subway tile comes in the form of ceramic or porcelain for a traditional vibe, or glass for clean-cut beauty and semi-translucence. Marble and stone are always a classy option, and no matter the material, subway tile can be beveled for a subtle interplay of surface and shadow along the slopes of the tiles.

Get Started in Murphy Today

Floor Coverings International Rockwall is your source for all things flooring, including hardwood, vinyl, carpet and more. If you are looking to upgrade your Murphy home, look no further! Call us at the number below or schedule a free in-home design consultation online. We proudly serve Wylie, Rockwall, Greenville, Murphy, Melissa, and surrounding areas.

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