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Flooring 101: 3 Reasons Why Tiles in Your Hallway Are a Good Idea

Hallways are some of the most forgotten rooms in a home, but arguably some of the most important. There is more to a hallway than just functionality. Get it right and your entryway introduces all who cross your threshold to a warm and inviting start to your style.

But are tiles in a hallway a good idea? In a nutshell, yes. Hallway tiles make the ideal floor covering for this space and during this blog post, we'll delve into the reasons why. We'll also discuss the best tile colours, what tiles are bests for a hallway, and which designs can transform your hallway into a stunning space.

1. Durability and Resilience:

Tiles are known for their durability, making them ideal for high-traffic areas like hallways. Porcelain tiles are a brilliant choice as they are spectacularly chip and scratch resistant and come in various themes and colours. 

Harrogate Patterned floor tiles 31.6x31.6cm. Victorian floor tiles as hallway tiles in a period property setting. White, grand staircase with view into living room featuring Victorian style chairs and coffee table. Wooden Console table in the hallway with decorative lantern, vase and potted plant.

Victorian hallway tiles, renowned for their timeless charm, are a perfect fit for a classic hallway. These patterned floor tiles are durable, stylish, and ideal for high-traffic areas..

2. Easy to Maintain:

As one of the most used areas in home, hallways are where a lot of dirt, dust, and spills happen, making easy maintenance crucial. One of the benefits of floor tiles is that when those muddy footprints occur, all that's needed is a simple mop with warm, soapy water and you're good. No need for carpet stain remover or specialist cleaning products. Then to keep it all spick and span, just sweep regularly and enjoy an inviting entrance to your home. 

Elegant Parquet Wood effect tiles 8x33cm as hallway tiles with wooden sideboard and 2 wooden internal doors.

We love how these wood effect tiles are made of porcelain, making them a lovely low-maintenance alternative to wooden parquet flooring.

3. Enhancing Style and Visual Appeal:

Hallways deserve to make a statement, and the right choice of tiles can do just that. Mosaic tiles and Victorian hallway tiles with their intricate patterns and vibrant colours, can add a touch of artistic elegance to your hallway.

Got a period property and want to find out more about Victorian tiles? Check out our How to Choose the Right Tiles For Your Period Property guide.

Harrow Grafito Pattern floor tiles 31.6x31.6cm with a black leather directors chair.

We love the mosaic tiles look of these square floor tiles. The monochrome colour scheme and geometric shapes make these the perfect black and white hallway tiles and give an interesting edge.

Alternatively, neutral-coloured hallway tiles can create a sense of spaciousness and complement various designs. And are great for creating a cohesive look to your home's signature style. 

    Tiles offer numerous benefits for hallways; from their durability and low maintenance to their ability to enhance the style and visual appeal of your space. Victorian tiles and mosaic tiles are particularly popular choices. They're known for their charm and timeless beauty and our collection features prime examples of this. Plus, we've even got you covered on how to install them with our How to lay tiles blogs.

    But the most important advice is to choose your hallway tiles according to durability and low maintenance. There are so many gorgeous designs, we're sure you'll find a stunning aesthetic to complement your home's identity. With the right tiles, your hallway can become a striking focal point that welcomes you and your guests with warmth and sophistication.

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