The Complete Guide to Garage Floor Tiles
By Ciana Gitre
| Fact Checked By: Lamont Robbins
Published: July 29, 2022 | Updated: November 4, 2022
Turn your garage into your dream workspace, man cave, or showroom! We’ll tell you all about garage floor tiles to get you started on making your dream garage a reality.
Garage Floor Tiles
Garage floor tiles are an easy-to-install solution to complicated designs. Homeowners, renters, and business owners love creating the classic checkerboard look, 8-bit images, and countless other looks. They’re are the most popular among DIYers. That’s because they’re super easy to install, either by interlocking with a simple click or the even simpler peel-and-stick options.
Benefits of Garage Floor Tiles
- Easy to install: If you’re looking for a DIY installation, you can do this regardless of experience! Simply snap together the connecting tile parts, and you’re ready to go. No painter or installer necessary.
- Color and pattern options: If you want full control over how your garage will look, this is a great option! Mix and match colors and patterns, add the classic checkered look, or add your own creativity–you have tons of color options in every pattern. New feature: Try out our Flooring Designer Tool to visualize your 100% customized floor.
- Easy swap: Most tiles are chemical and stain resistant. However, if one gets damaged, you’re not out the whole floor! Easily swap it out for a new tile, and your floor looks like new.
Cons of Garage Floor Tiles
- Price: Modular garage floor tiles have the widest price range of all garage flooring solutions and can be the most expensive option. They range from $1.98 / square foot all the way up to nearly $6.00 / square foot. Like anything, you get what you pay for— the more expensive the tile, the more expensive the material.
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Garage Floor Tile Materials
Garage tiles come in a variety of materials to suit you or your business’ needs. Explore our different options below to find the best type for you!
For the most garage floor customization, the coolest design options, and the studliest look, hard plastic garage floor tiles are the most popular choice. Customize the look with vented garage tiles, coin garage tiles, diamond garage tiles, smooth garage tiles, and more. The texture is just the beginning. Treat the floor of your man cave with 25+ color options, making it easy to achieve a classic checkered look or a more unique color pattern.
These PVC garage tiles are friendlier on your joints, require a little less maintenance, and are more versatile than their hard plastic counterparts. You can still get your favorite coin and diamond patterns in the soft PVC garage flooring tiles in 10+ vibrant colors.
If you want to convert part of your garage into a home gym, or even if you just want something a little different, rubber garage tiles are the way to go. Rubber tiles are resilient, easy to clean, and easy to install. You can choose the right thickness for your needs, whether you’re into serious weightlifting or only need some anti-fatigue flooring. Many of our rubber floor tiles offer a selection of vibrant color flecks to add a pop of personality to your floor.
Not only do carpet tiles add a bit of warmth to your garage, but they also give you an opportunity for customization as well. Pick from a huge selection of colors and patterns. Additionally, carpet tile squares are resistant to mold, mildew, stains, and water, making them perfect even for the most hectic garage. Best of all, carpet tiles are easy to install in your garage. Many of our products offer a simple peel-and-stick installation method that won’t leave any residue behind if you ever want to pull them up.
This option offers you the same durability and comfort as PVC garage tiles with customizable looks. Vinyl garage tiles offer stone and wood look options that are not available in traditional garage tiles.
Commercial garage tiles need to be tough enough to withstand heavy machinery, forklifts, and multiple cars. Shop owners and homeowners who are looking for extra durability and garage flooring protection will love all of the commercial garage flooring options. Not to mention they still offer you customizable color and texture options!
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Garage Floor Tile Designs and Patterns
When it comes to garage tiles and customization, the possibilities are truly endless. You can keep it simple with one solid color, or you can get creative with multiple colored garage tiles! Discover the full color selection here.
Garage Floor Tile Installation
Easy installation is one of the many benefits of garage floor tiles. Compared to epoxy or other floor coverings that can take days or weeks to be entirely ready for use – floor tiles take only hours. Below are a few different installation methods you should keep in mind as you shop.
Most garage tiles are designed to interlock when you press the connecting pieces of them together. Many tiles also come with edge pieces, so you can create smooth, finished edges where you need them. If one tile is ever damaged, you can easily pull up the tiles in that row and replace them with a new tile before laying everything back again.
Many of our carpet tiles are designed with the peel and stick method, and they feature a self-adhering back that secures each tile to the floor without the need for glue or tape. While these tiles aren’t going to move around or peel up on their own, you can still easily remove them, and they won’t leave any residue behind.
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