Is grout necessary for tile flooring?

Is grout necessary for tile flooring?

As you consider tile in Boca Raton, FL, you'll have many questions concerning the materials and their installation before choosing. For example, we are often asked whether grout is necessary with tile flooring, and the answer is yes, but here are some facts to show why that's true.

Why is grout necessary?

To many who see tile work, grout is just the space between tiles and part of the beautiful décor into which it’s set. But grout is much more important than that, as a necessary element of this flooring installation.

Without grout, tile pieces would shift against one another and ultimately crack as tile flooring edges create friction and chipping. So in that sense, it's part of the protection, offering durability and a well-known lifespan that can serve you for over 50 years.

Grout also helps seal the surface, so dirt and debris aren’t ground into the spaces where they can create foul odors and house allergens. With a proper sealant, these seams are also easy to clean, giving you an even longer lifespan.

You have several types of grout to choose from; one may fit your lifestyle and needs better. We can discuss them all when you visit our tile store to see them in person.

Visit us for your tile flooring needs

When you visit Exclusive Flooring Collection, you’ll find experienced staff with over 20 years of industry experience at our family-owned and operated showroom. We proudly offer the highest quality materials and services, with in-house design consultants and free estimates for your chosen materials.

You're welcome to visit our showroom in Boca Raton, FL, at your convenience to browse a vast inventory of flooring and work with a team who puts your best interests first. We're ready to work for you toward outstanding tile flooring results as we’ve done for residents of:

  • Boca Raton 
  • Deerfield Beach 
  • Delray Beach 
  • Boynton Beach 
  • Coral Springs 
  • Parkland 
  • Palm Beach
  • West Palm Beach 
  • Wellington 
  • Miami