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LOFTCHERRY REDPOLISHED 3x6 SUBWAY TILES
This cherry red subway tiles are decorative and durable, making it a great backdrop. The glass tile will reflect the light in your room, giving it a fresh, clean and brighter look. Using a subway tile as a backsplash you will add some color and style to your kitchen decor or any decorated room in your home. It will also give it a more distinct look.
- Chip Size
- Sheet Size
- 8 pieces of sq. ft.
- Cherry Red
- 8 mm
- MOHS (Scratch Resistant)
- Shade Variation
- Chemical Resistance
- Water Absorption
- < 0.5%
- Breaking Strength
- > 100 lbs.
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Browse 2 questions Browse 2 questions and 29 answersWhy did you choose this?TileBar StoreI love this tile.lynn g on Nov 22, 2016Is the tile red or is it just a colored backing on tile?BEST ANSWER: The tile is red through-and-through. I have several colors from black, gray, green, white and red and they are all colored glass. The tiles do have a paper backer but that is more for adhesion to the mastic.
I bought samples before my large whole-house purchase to make certain I liked the colors and tiles. I suggest you do the same.
Substrate: Tile must be installed over a suitable substrate to insure a proper installation. Glass tile should be installed over a clean, sound, and flat surface, free of contaminates including curing compounds. Substrate should be free of cracks. If used in a wet area you must waterproof. See manufacturer’s recommendation on a membrane for crack and water protection that is compatible with the setting material you are using. Glass is reflective therefore any inconsistencies in the substrate will result in a poor installation. For pools and fountains we recommend installing a mortar bed according to TCA P601-98. EXPANSION AND CONTROL JOINTS PER TCA EJ171-05 Expansion joints should be installed at all “changes in plane” in the tile work and where tile abuts restraining surfaces, therefore silicone caulking sealant must be installed in all corner joints in place of grout. Installation: To avoid affecting the color of glass tile, White modified thin-set such as Bostik Glass Mate is highly is recommended for all installations. A second option is regular tile wall glue. Grout joint should be a minimum of 1/16” and not butt set. Apply thin-set using a trowel as recommended by the manufacturer. Apply as much adhesive as can be covered within 10-15 minutes. Once set in place gently tap using a grout float to insure full bedding and a true surface. Grouting: Grout joints should be packed full and free of voids and pits. Clean excess grout as the work progresses before it has hardens completely. Acids should never be used for cleaning grout haze. Use a damp sponge for the final cleaning and to smooth out the grout joints. When grout is completely cured a grout sealer should be applied as recommended by manufacturer. It is recommended to use Non-Sanded Grout. Cutting: Tile can be cut using a wet saw with a diamond “cut-off” blade. Edges can be sanded smooth after cutting.