Fireplace Wall Surround Tile

Installing a striking tile design around your fireplace is a great way to establish it as a focal point in your living room. Available in stone, marble, glass, slate, ceramic and more, our tile materials offer a durable, heat-resistant surface that also adds style to your fireplace surrounds, mantels, back panels and hearths.

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Explore Tile for Your Fireplace Surround

The sheer variety of tile options available for your fireplace area means you can find a material that will both make a statement and fit with your unique personal style. Create a sleek, modern feel with a monochromatic design and subtle contemporary patterns. Achieve an antique look by installing encaustic cement tile, establish a classic mood with natural stone or add luxurious elegance with marble. From Victorian to vintage, our expert store associates can help you set the tone with a fashionable, long-lasting tile design that will make your fireplace wall stand out for years to come.


It’s important to consider how the color of your fireplace tile will affect your room’s existing palette. Do you want it to fit seamlessly with the color scheme you already have? Or act as a vibrant splash of color that really pops? Your fireplace surround is the rare instance where the color possibilities are nearly endless. Choose from traditional whites, blacks and greys, neutral colors of natural stone, or bold hues of blues, greens and reds.


Sculptural limestone fireplace.

Your fireplace is where you can emphasize the distinct look and feel of your room. If you’re aiming for modern style, focus on simplicity and clean, straight lines. Materials that work well in contemporary design include marble, black granite and porcelain. For a rustic feel, wood-look tile or natural stone with a slate or pebble texture can establish a comfortable atmosphere. Whether you have a gas or a traditional fireplace, there is a decorative tile solution that can add a stylish tone to your decor.


Textured grey and tan travertine stacked stone fireplace and marble-look floor.

There are a multitude of tile materials that work well as fireplace surrounds: porcelain, ceramic, glass, marble and natural stone like travertine, limestone and slate. If you live an older home, consider installing tile over brick fireplaces create a dramatic new look. Tile is a very durable and easy-to-clean surface that is also completely fire-safe, meaning you won’t have the flammability worries that you might find with other materials.

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