We are a manufacturer and direct distributor of Glass Tile, Stone Tile, Stone & Glass Tile Blends, Kitchen Backsplashes, Bathroom Tile, Metal Tile, Stone & Metal Tile Blends, Custom Tile Mosaics, Tile Mosaics and more…
Dedicated to customer service, we also set ourselves apart form the competition with our incredible selection, the lowest prices, fast and free shipping, and real people who know and love glass tiles! Email or call us if you have any questions about Glass Tile, Stone Tile, installation of tile in your kitchen or bathroom, Glass Tile Trends and anything else under the sun in regards to your Tile Projects.
Tile from GlassTileHome.com provides a terrific opportunity for Do-It-yourself home renovators to cost effectively complete their tile projects . Our Glass Mosaic Tiles are the finest and most vibrant in the business, and is manufacturered in our factories. Since we are the manufacturer, we can offer incredible prices on our glass tile and glass mosaic tiles. Glass mosaic tiles is suitable for both interior and exterior applications, as they are impervious to frost, sunlight, and water. They are easy to clean, maintain, and they never discolor, making them perfect for a tile backsplash or other high-use areas. They will continue to keep their dazzling appearance for many years to come!
Glass tile can be used in a limitless variation of applications: bathroom backsplashes and walls, showers, borders to soften conventional ceramic tiled walls, kitchen backsplashes and walls, and garden walls, pools, spas, waterfalls. Explore our website and browse our many fine collections of Glass Tile and Stone Tile.
If you have any questions about our glass tile, glass tiles, of mosaics in glass or stone, please email or call us anytime at 805-230-9188
All of our products come with a 100% guarantee. Within 30 days, any product can be returned for a full refund or exchanged for any other product. We also allow you to return the extra, unused material back to our warehouse. We are making the delivery of your tile more convenient, and it is much easier to save money by buying your Glass Tile online at www.glasstilehome.com!
Proper lighting is undeniably one of the most important aspects of kitchen design. Every kitchen should be equipped with lighting that would provide a safe working environment. We should make it a point to as much as possible to make use of whatever natural light that’s available to us. There would be instances however where the sunlight wouldn’t have that much use due to weather conditions as well as location issues.
In cases such as these, artificial lighting is the answer. We could use a variety of light sources in a lot of creative and efficient ways. The main idea is getting enough light in certain areas of the kitchen where it is needed most. Lighting could be installed in three different modes.
• Task Lighting – Is probably the most important lighting mode of all because it has something to do with safety when preparing food. Task lighting in…
View original post 286 more words
How would you describe this bathroom in one word?
Crystal Glass Tile Mocha Cream Blend Matte and Polish Glass Tile 1 x 1 x 8mm Color: Gold Glass, Honey, Cream, Wheat Pattern: Glass Blend Finish: Polished, Matte Categories: Glass Mosaic Patterns, Glass Mosaics, Glass Tile Description: Spanish Crema Marfil Marble 1×1 x 6mm Polished Mosaic Stone Tile Size: 1 x 1 Color: Cream Marfil Pattern: Mosaic Finish: Polished Categories: Stone Mosaic Patterns, Stone Mosaic Wall Tile, Stone Mosaics, Stone Tile Description: Black Grey Basalt Honed 1×1 Mosaic Stone Tile Size: 1 x 1 Color: Black, Grey, Black Grey Basalt Pattern: Mosaic Finish: Honed Categories: Stone Mosaic Patterns, Stone Mosaic Wall Tile, Stone Mosaics, Stone Tile
Vote on your favorite picture featuring tile from Glass Tile Home – Enter your e-mail address (below) for our newsletter, “Like” and Share our Facebook page…it’s that simple! Enter by May 31st, the winner will be announced on our Facebook page on June 5th and will be sent a confirmation e-mail. For more about Glass Tile Home, please visit us at http://www.GlassTileHome.com http://qoo.ly/7fzv
Step 1: Prepare the Tiles
Tiles are cut after they have been measured. The sheet tile used for this particular project has rubber dots on the back (Image 1). They hold the place of the tiles in the sheet. The tiles cut away from the sheet easily with a razor knife.
Step 2: Cut the Tiles
Straight tile cuts for the walls and 90-degree angles are done by placing the tile on the cutting table, sliding the table forward, placing the steel tape measure lightly against the blade. Line it up with the tile so you know you have the exact cut you want (Image 1). If you’re doing a bunch of tiles at once what you’ll need to use is a rip-fence. Place it against the tiles, tighten it down, put on your safety glasses, turn on the saw and cut (Image 2).
Tip: With porcelain tile, you’ll want to go slow when cutting because they can easily break and chip. To get perfect diagonal cuts, use a speed square and go even slower than before because of the sharp edges that can be brittle (Images 1 and 2).
Step 3: Cut the Felt
Before you begin the thinset process, be sure to cut the felt from the top of the tub with a razor knife. Clean the backer board with a damp sponge.
Step 4: Prepare and Apply the Thinset
Mix the thinset according to manufacturer’s specifications with the 1/2″ drill motor and the rod-type mixer paddle at less than 600 rpm. Apply the thinset with the flat end of the trowel to key in the mortar on the backer board, and then use the notched side to create a uniform thickness.
Tip: Only lay as much thinset as you can tile in 15 minutes. If the thinset skims over, the tile won’t stick to it. Use your finger as the judge. If the thinset sticks to your finger, it will stick to the tile.
Step 5: Lay the Sheet Tile
Start with the lower courses along the edge of the tub (Image 1). Lay the tile on the thinset following the pencil lines. Make sure there’s no excess lippage on the laid tiles. Tap the beating block that covers the tiles lightly with a rubber mallet to ensure a good bond to the thinset.
Warning: Be careful not to put too much pressure on your mallet or you could crack the tile.
To keep the sheets of tile straight, be sure to use a level and 1/8″ spacers along the way.
Note: The numbers on the tile represent the color shading difference of the tiles. You can simply wipe the numbers off later when the job is completed.
Step 6: Install the Insert Tile
After the wall area is finished, decide where you want the insert tile to go. Then, cut out the necessary tiles and install the insert tile and surrounding tile pieces by back buttering them and setting them into place (Image 1).
Step 7: Cut the Tile Sheet
To make the tile fit around the tub faucet hole, you’ll need to cut the tile sheet to go around the hole. Cut the tile tabs with a razor knife, then for a closer fit, cut slits in the tile with the wet saw and trim the edges off with tile nippers and place around the faucet hole (Image 1). For the corners, be sure to use bull nose tile, which has rounded corners for an attractive line and finished look.
Step 8: Frame the Panel
To bring the access panel on the side of the tub up to code, frame the panel with backer board, and tape the joints with alkali-resistant tape and thinset the joint.
These instructions are brought to you from our friends at the DIY Network. We have enjoyed collaborating with them on shows such as “I Hate My Kitchen” and look forward to working with them again in the future.