Using glass mosaic tile in your home—whether as a floor tile, wall tile, backsplash tile, or in any other use—can be an amazing and refreshing way to rejuvenate your home's style. Mosaic tiles are great for creating unique looks and glass mosaics come in so many looks, sizes, shapes, and finishes, that the possibilities may well be endless. Consider using glass mosaic tile if you want to enjoy numerous potential benefits.
Benefits of Installing Glass Mosaic Tiles
Adding Personality to Your Home
One of the strong points of glass mosaic tile is that it can be used to create small bursts of colour against monotone background features. Whether used as a border, set about randomly, or made into a centrepiece in a neutral arrangement, glass mosaics can add a heaping dollop of personality and uniqueness to any room.
Brighten Your Home
Among the various styles and finishes of glass mosaic tile are lines that are designed to both provide an assortment of stunning colours but also to have a highly opalescent look. These can be used to bring bright beauty to any room. Alternatively, mosaic tiles designed to look like sea glass or gorgeous jewel-like surfaces can further brighten up an interior.
Easy Maintenance and Durability
Glass is an extremely stable and non-porous material. This means that glass mosaic tiles are resistant to stains, chemicals, and mould damage, which makes them ideal for any damp or moist surface such as those found in kitchens or bathrooms. It also means that maintenance of a glass tile is simple and effortless: all you need to do is give it a regular wipe-down with a soft cloth and mild detergent.
Glass tile is environmentally friendly since it takes far less energy consumption to create a tile out of glass than it does for other types of materials. Recycled glass mosaic tiles also exist, which allow for the environmentally-conscious to have a renewed alternative to traditional tiling.
To be perfectly blunt, glass mosaics are extremely pretty. The tiles have a luminous quality that the eye can't help but be attracted to, come in a wide palette of colours, can come in mirrored versions, and can even be given a metallic shimmer. Since the reflective and transparent properties of glass can be manipulated, glass mosaic tiles can also be combined with lighting in truly unique and astounding ways.
Glass mosaics can be used as the primary tile for a surface but can also be used in a number of more flexible designs. Backsplash tiles, borders, or other forms of accent can make use of glass mosaic tile to create great unique, ornamental looks. Stone, ceramic, wood, or other surfaces can be used alongside glass to create contrasting textures and luminosities for a tantalizing treat for the eyes. Your imagination truly is the limit when it comes to glass.
Getting Glass Mosaic Tiles at Centura Tile
Centura Tile has been a leader in tiling since 1933 and this is reflected in the large variety we offer in glass mosaic and other tiles. At any one of our stores across Toronto, the GTA, and beyond, you can expect to find beautiful glass tile options from lines such as:
To learn more about different tile types, or to ask other tiling queries, feel free to contact us or visit a Centura Tile dealer near you.