Subway Tiles: Still in Style

Soul Ivory Wall/Subway Tile

If you are in the process of designing and installing bathroom and shower tiles or even kitchen backsplash tile, you may be surprised that subway tile, or wall tile, is still in style. It is true: even though subway and discount porcelain tile has been a staple in kitchens and bathrooms for decades, its popularity is ever-growing. The sales and service team at Tile Factory Outlet in Adairsville, Georgia is enthusiastic about the classic look of ceramic and porcelain subway tile. As a result, we feel it is a modern classic. Furthermore, we’ve provided for you a quick overview of what we consider the best applications of subway tile.

Bathroom and Shower Tile

Bathrooms and showers are the most traditional places to use wall tiles. Simple and elegant, the classic 3 x 6 ceramic tile pattern has been used in homes for decades. Check out the older homes in the Atlanta and Chattanooga metro areas. You might be surprised how many of them have this pattern. There are good reasons for this. Firstly, wall tiles look great and never seems to age. Secondly, it is inexpensive and easy to install. Plus, subway tiles are super easy to maintain.


If you want to go with something a little different, glazed ceramic/porcelain tile comes in a variety of geometric shapes and patters. For example, there are elongated beehive and hex tile patterns that can transform your bathroom into a porcelain work of art. Plus, if you want something more luxurious, natural stone subway tile is the way to go. Another modern alternative is the Chevron pattern. Remember: Tile Factory Outlet has full displays on site. Plus, everything we show is in stock, ready to go on the day of purchase.

Patch Work Classic Wall Tile
Patch Work Classic Wall Tile

Kitchen Backsplash Tile

The sales team at Tile Factory Outlet believes that the backsplash in a kitchen must serve two purposes. Firstly, it must set the tone for the design of the entire kitchen. Next, it must perform the duty of standing up against messes. This means it must be as durable as it is attractive. This being the case, porcelain tiles as opposed to ceramic is the most popular materials for kitchen backsplashes. Not only do they withstand heat and moisture, but come in an endless variety of patterns and shapes.


The design of the kitchen backsplash depends on your taste. If you want to go with a cozy, classic pattern, you can go with the traditional 6 x 6 tile pattern. However, if you want something with more flair, you can go with a mosaic pattern. Most kitchen mosaics are one of a kind designs and can be colorful and lively. As a result, the showroom at Tile Factory Outlet has full
display of mosaics that are ready to purchase and install. If you are the DIY kind of person, we carry everything you need to install discount backsplash tile. We have thin-set tile adhesives, sponges, and grout in stock. Finally, if you have any questions regarding tile options for your kitchen or bathroom, give us a call at (770) 773-7726 or send us an email. Our sales team is eager to help you.