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Contemporary Front Step Tiling


The front door step that forms the entrance to your home may be a one or two step element but when it is tiled in a contemporary mosaic design, it can make a BIG impression to all those that see it.

The front door step to a home is a space that is becoming more and more popular with homeowners as a tiled location that can be taken advantage of to create a visual element unique to their home.

From contemporary tiled steps with a simple mosaic design to more elaborate styles including incorporating a house name or number, the front step of a home can be looked at as a ‘blank canvas’ for whatever you would like as a tiling design.

From creating an extra space for storing jackets, umbrellas etc to a visual statement to compliment your homes style.  The potential and opportunity is endless.

But why is the tiling of a front door step becoming popular?

Because more and more home owners are looking to restore or enhance their properties to a traditional period style but with a more modern and contemporary look.

Through a changing of home styling tastes, renovations and a lack or proper maintenance, original front step tiling features of homes across the country have ‘withered’ through neglect and lack of care.  It has also seen a lot of front door step tiling features deteriorated and fallen apart due to weathering.

This has led to previous home owners simply ripping up and disposing of the original featured front step tiling and (as a worst case scenario) concreting over them. But this style of tiling is making a comeback and contemporary tiled front door steps are a great way of enhancing the beauty of your home and creating a more usable space that you can take advantage of. From increasing the value of the property to enhancing its beauty, it is a win win project that is also a lot easier to clean and maintain than other flooring materials.

At Were, we are a specialist tiler covering Scotland and the North East of England. From our humble beginnings as a restoration tiler, we have grown to cover all of Scotland and North England because the demand for our specialist contemporary tiling for the likes of front door steps has grown. We are dedicated to producing a quality tiling result and whether you are looking to restore an existing front door step tiling or have an entirely new contemporary tiling design installed, we can help.

Fully trained, qualified and accredited, we have become one of the leading conservation and contemporary mosaic tiling specialists in Scotland and England.

If you would like to know more about our tiling work and to discuss what you are looking for in a front door step tiling project, please call Andrew on 07932 716 716 or email

What Our Customers Say

Brian from Newcastle

We were replacing a carpet in our hall and discovered the original Victorian tiling was still there. Andrew came to our home, looked at the tiling and gave us a quote with no hassle. His attention to detail and careful and methodical approach are clear in the end results. We are so delighted with the work that he has done. We never thought about having a tiled hallway but we are more than delighted with the results and it has increased the value of our home considerably.

Andy from Glasgow

We were looking for our Storm Door area and hallway to have a matching contemporary geometric tile design to them. We want a modern take that worked with our period Victorian home. Andrew was one of three tilers we call. He was the only one who took any measurements and really looked at the set up that we wanted. We went Were because they seemed to know what they were talking about and we were impressed with their detailed quote breakdown. It meant we knew exactly what to expect. And the end result - we could not be more happy with the end results. Our hallway looks better than ever.