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What is Mosaic Tile: And Where to Install



Your interior decoration of the house presents a description of your aesthetic and choice. There are a lot of materials that can be used to enhance the outlook of your room. Among them, mosaic tiles can be a great option. These tiles can draw easy attention and can easily give an accent to the room. They have been used throughout the ages and still competing with other materials proudly. In this article, we’ll explain mosaic tiles and give you ideas on where you can install them.

What is Mosaic Tile?
These kinds of tiles are embedded in a sheet with various colors, shapes, and sizes of materials. Altogether, it may look like a work of art. Due to its overall look, it is very attention-grabbing and can present the room with a very unique appearance.

Difference Between Mosaic and Tile
Tile is a single piece of material that is cut in a uniform shape. It can be installed in various patterns to cover an area. They are often rectangular in shape, although square and triangular triangular-shaped tiles are pretty common presently. In contrast, the mosaic can be referred to as a combination of different shapes and sizes of materials. It incorporates more color and pattern than a tile does.

Types of Mosaic Tiles
There are several kinds of mosaic tiles available. The five common types of mosaic tiles are:

● Natural stone mosaic
● Metal mosaic
Glass mosaic
● Glass & stone blend mosaic
● Ceramic & porcelain mosaic

We are going to briefly describe them down below.

Natural Stone Mosaic
These kinds of mosaics have been used for thousands of years. Various historical structures all around the world hold a torch as evidence. This kind of mosaic can add to your home a very natural vibe. Some multi-colored pebble in your washroom, polished marble surface on your living room wall can add some extra flair to space. It has also got impressive endurance. You can almost never go wrong with this kind of mosaic.

Metal Mosaic
If you are going for a sophisticated look, the metal mosaic can be your best friend. It has

A certain elegance and metal can literally and figuratively lighten up your room. It has a modern feel and can come with numerous patterns. In addition to being low maintenance, it is highly resistant to stain and moisture. Therefore, it is highly used in the kitchen and bathroom.

Glass Mosaic
Another popular option of mosaic is glass mosaic. It has been used for thousands of years and is still similarly popular among people. The eye-catching colors, glamorous sheen made it travel from ancient Rome to the postmodern age. The ability to resist moisture and staining made it an excellent choice to use in backsplash walls.

Glass & Stone Blend Mosaic
The blending of glass and stone mosaic often creates a whimsical pattern that creates a timeless look. The highly textured design of these mosaic tiles will act as a centerpiece for your home decor. Combining this with stainless steel and wood material will create an original look for your home.

Ceramic & Porcelain Mosaic
The ceramic and porcelain mosaic gives your house its own personality. They possess a wide variety of colors and textures. Therefore, you can achieve any mood for your home, either retro or contemporary.

Where to Install Mosaic Tiles
Mosaic tiles are very resilient as well as radiant. So it can be used almost anywhere in your room. The slip-proof bathroom and kitchen demand a textured surface. And mosaic can achieve it without a sweat. Moreover, mosaic tiles can be very beneficial for kitchen and bathroom backsplash. Even a living room floor can look elegant and radiant when mosaic tiles are used. Some people are keen to use mosaic tiles on the stairs of their duplex home. It makes the stairs slip-free while enhancing the elegance of the house.

Maintenance for Mosaic Tiles
Maintenance of mosaic tiles is a pretty important aspect. If taken care of properly, mosaic tiles can last for centuries. Mosaic tiles need to be sealed before and after the installation. As mosaic contains tiny pieces of materials, dirt can get attached to them. Moreover, if your mosaic materials are naturally porous, oil particles can quickly get stuck. Once or twice a year, professional cleaning and sealing are highly recommended. The highly trafficked areas are more prone to attract dirt. A mixture of baking soda can help clean the mosaic tiles installed in wet areas like the bathroom and the bottom of the swimming pool.

Your house’s aesthetic can be significantly increased when a mosaic tile is installed. It can be an expansive option. Nevertheless, its appeal is unimaginable. From ancient times to the postmodern era, it is adored as the most cherished material. And it will continue to do so in the upcoming ages.










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