Loft Horizon Smokey Taupe 2x16 Polished Glass Tile

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Overview

Design Elements

Loft Horizon Smokey Taupe Polished 2x16 Glass Tile

Make your back splash the kitchens, bathroom or decorated room focal point by using the striking 2x16 tile. Add some color and style to your decor! This should give it a more distinct look. These glass tiles will add a durable lasting beauty and value to your bathroom, kitchen, fireplace, or pool installation. The color is painted on the back of the tile so it will not scratch or chip off. You can also use this as a finishing or border of your project.

Specifications

Chip Size
2" x 16"
Coverage
1.11 sq. ft. per unit (5 pieces)
Color
Grayish-Brown
Material
Glass
Finish
Polished
Thickness
8 mm
MOHS (Scratch Resistant)
4
Shade Variation
V2
Chemical Resistance
Resistant
Water Absorption
< 0.5%
Breaking Strength
> 100 lbs.
Weight
5.0520

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Why did you choose this?
TileBar Store
Remodeling kitchen. This and the other 2 colors I chose for a back splash blends with the other colors in the kitchen. Also purchased samples first and liked them a lot.
Joan H on Dec 30, 2016
saw it at Joel Van Gilder's house and liked it. he said he ordered from you.
Sarah H on Aug 26, 2015
Remodeling kitchen. This and the other 2 colors I chose for a back splash blends with the other colors in the kitchen. Also purchased samples first and liked them a lot.
Joan H on Dec 30, 2016
Easy to order samples to view and select.
Peter I on Dec 14, 2015
saw it at Joel Van Gilder's house and liked it. he said he ordered from you.
Sarah H on Aug 26, 2015
went perfect with our countertop and the rest of the room
Jim H on Aug 2, 2015
Size size size. It's difficult to find a 2x16 tile and this one looks perfect, we'll find out soon enough
Jay P on May 3, 2015
Easy to order samples to view and select.
Peter I on Dec 14, 2015
went perfect with our countertop and the rest of the room
Jim H on Aug 2, 2015
Are they individual tiles, or are there several pieces on a 'mat'?
Rosie on Sep 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: THey are individual tiles that come in a box of i think 10 (I think....i can't remember) but they were packaged well and I didn't have any that were broken or cracked! And I ordered alot! Very nice tiles!!
Installation
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.
  • Apply thin-set using a trowel as recommended by the manufacturer. 
  • Apply as much adhesive as can be covered within 10-15 minutes. 
  • Grout joint should be a minimum of 1/16” and not butt set.
  • The trowel size you can use is a 9" Trowel - 1/16" square notch.
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.
  • It is recommended to use non-sanded grout.
CUTTING

The recommended cutting method is to use a wet saw with a diamond blade that is specifically for cutting glass. Edges can be sanded smooth after cutting.

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