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Subway Tiles

Create a stunning look in your kitchen and bathroom with subway tiles. Perfect for backsplashes and showers, our collection features an array of colors and styles, from pristine white to soothing blue and warm beige. Tile Factory Outlet offers a range of Subway Tile Backsplash Collection at an affordable price.

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More About Subway Tiles

Subway tiles, named after their debut in New York City’s subway stations in 1904, are a timeless classic in home design. Originally chosen for their durability, ease of cleaning, and bright, hygienic appearance, these tiles quickly expanded from public spaces into residential settings. 

Traditionally, subway tiles are 3×6-inch rectangular tiles laid in a 50% offset pattern. Their most common uses are in kitchen backsplashes, bathroom walls, and shower enclosures, where their water and stain resistance shine.

Subway tiles are available in a wide array of colors, the most popular choices are classic whitesoothing blueswarm beiges, and soft creams. These colors offer versatility, clean look and timeless appeal. 


Subway Tiles Ideas And Inspirations

Over the past century, the popularity of Subway tiles has grown due to their versatility. Today, subway tiles come in an array of colors, sizes, and materials, including ceramic, porcelain, and glass. Their enduring appeal lies in their ability to adapt to modern trends while maintaining a connection to their rich heritage.

You can experiment with unique installation patterns like herringbone or diagonal layouts to create a one-of-a-kind look in your home.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, Subway Tiles are not recommended for flooring applications. These thin tiles are designed specifically for vertical surfaces like kitchen backsplashes, bathroom walls, and shower enclosures, and lack the durability and slip resistance required in floor tiles.

The standard size for subway tiles is 3 inches by 6 inches (7.62 cm x 15.24 cm), which is the original size used in New York City's subway stations in the early 1900s. However, modern adaptations of subway tiles come in various sizes while maintaining the characteristic 1:2 ratio, such as 2x4 inches, 4x8 inches, or even larger formats like 6x12 inches.

Subway tiles remain a strong trend in home design despite being over a century old, due to their timeless appeal and versatility. Their enduring popularity can be attributed to the wide range of colors, sizes, and installation patterns available, allowing homeowners to create both classic and contemporary looks in kitchens, bathrooms, and beyond.

Shop Subway Tiles At Tile Factory Outlet

Tile Factory Outlet have a massive 50,000 sq ft tile warehouse stocked with an extensive range of Subway Tiles.

At Tile Factory Outlet, we offer an impressive selection of subway tiles in a variety of colors and styles.  Whether you’re redoing a bathroom, updating a kitchen, or adding a stylish backsplash, we have the tiles you need.

Our experienced staff at Tile Factory Outlet is ready to offer professional advice and recommendations to ensure you select the right flooring option that meet your needs.

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