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Plum Brule 3/4" x 3/4" Glass Tile
A stunning blend of purple and iridescent glass in this opaque finished tile will add surely add some flair and make a statement in your home. The glass pieces are mounted to a mesh backing making installation simple and easy, while the translucent character of each glass piece in combination with the colored background creates depth and will inject a fun splash of color into a wide variety of settings.
- Chip Size
- ¾” x ¾”
- Sheet Size
- 13” x 13”
- 1.17 Sq. Ft.
- Shades of Purple + Iridescent
- 2 mm
- Residential Use
- Wall Only
- Commercial Use
- Wall only
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Browse 2 questions Browse 2 questions and 15 answersWhy did you choose this?TileBar Storecolor schemeRobert S on Sep 26, 2016So, Is it sold by the 13"x13" sheet or the 3/4"X3/4" tile?BEST ANSWER: If memory serves, I believe this mosaic comes in 12"X12" sheets. But since there are 15 tiles across, they are a little smaller than 3/4" tiles. I did not use these tiles as they were not the right color for my project, so I sent them back. I did buy 12" square tile sheets with 14 tiles across, and each little tile does measure 3/4" square . I hope this helps.
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.
- 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.
- Highly recommended to purchase the Glass Installation/Maintenance Kit - http://www.TileBar.com/collection/tiling-supplies/glass-tile-maintenance-package.html
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.