Fireplace Tile Ideas: Why Now is the Time to Update Your Fireplace
The weather is finally getting warmer, and your thoughts are probably drifting into spring, summer, and outdoor activities. You may have already cleaned and closed off your fireplace for the season, with no reason to consider cozy evenings by the fire until the weather turns cold again. However, now is the perfect time to focus on your fireplace – or at least a fireplace remodel, since you won’t be firing it up for a while. Remodeling your fireplace is simpler than you think. Especially with tile. Here are some fireplace tile ideas to get you started.
Types of Fireplace Tiles
There are plenty of different fireplace tiles available for upgrading the look of your hearth. Here are just a few of the types you’ll find at Atlas Marble & Tile:
1. Marble Tiles and Surrounds
Marble fireplace tiles are a classic choice, bringing elegance and timeless appeal to your home. Choosing marble tiles will give your fireplace a true style upgrade, especially when you consider all the colors, patterns, and styles available with marble.
2. Porcelain Fireplace Tiles
Porcelain tiles come in a variety of colors, finishes, and sizes. There are tiles that imitate marble in polished or matte finishes. You can achieve a modern look with a more contemporary tile or you could choose one that imitates natural brick. The possibilities are endless. Porcelain is durable and stain-resistant allowing you to have a beautiful fireplace without the maintenance of natural stone.
3. Stone Tiles and Stacks
There’s nothing like the natural look of stone for a fireplace. Working with stone fireplace tiles can give your home centerpiece a cozy, traditional appeal that will delight your family and guests. Stone tiles for fireplaces are available in a range of colors, shapes, and patterns, from geometric to stacked stone.
Stone fireplace tiles require more maintenance and special cleaning products, but they are heat resistant and can be used with wood-burning or gas fireplaces, or to enhance the aesthetic of a faux fireplace.
New technology has allowed for very realistic-looking stacked stone in porcelain tile, too! Easy to maintain, stain, frost, and heat resistant, it is a great alternative to the natural stone tiles. Come take a look at the latest we have to offer and see how real it looks.
4. Glass Mosaic Tiles
Glass tile comes in a variety of sizes and finishes which include subway tiles and beautiful mosaics. These versatile fireplace tiles create a spectacular, glittering showpiece with just about any color and pattern you want. Try a 3×9 glass tile in a herringbone pattern or a mixed finish mosaic to add color and texture. The modern look of mosaic glass fireplace tiles will transform your space. Not to mention it also creates breathtaking displays from the flickering flames each time you light a fire.
You can choose from a wide range of glass mosaic tile patterns and styles or work with us on a custom design mosaic that captures precisely the look you want.
How to Choose the Right Fireplace Tile for Your Home
With so many choices for fireplace tiles, it can be challenging to select the best option for your home. There are many variables to consider, including:
- Tile material
- Color and pattern
- Tile shape and design
- Application methods
- Price point
Of course, it’s essential to consider the current look of your home. Either how your fireplace remodel will fit with the existing aesthetic or the new style you want to achieve. If you’re wondering which type of fireplace tile is the best fit for you, contact the friendly professionals at Atlas Marble & Tile. We can help you select fireplace tiles that achieve your remodeling dreams.
Also, take a moment to browse our tile showroom. With one of the largest showrooms, you’re sure to find fireplace tiles you’ll love.