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How to Properly Use Durable Glass Mosaic Tiles

2022-06-30

If the condition of several ancient mosaics unearthed at archaeological sites over the past few decades shows the durability of mosaics, we would say that their wear resistance is surprising. Some of the well-preserved mosaics date back to 1500 to 2, 500 years ago!

There is no doubt that mosaics are one of the strongest and most flexible art forms. Mosaics have not only proved to be durable, but also stand the test of time and are still used in modern indoor and outdoor spaces around the world. This is a perfect example of eternal craftsmanship.


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The use of ceramic tile mosaics

Mosaics have dual uses: decorative and functional. Glass mosaic design is very attractive visually and can greatly increase the beauty of any space. When installed in areas such as the rear bezel, mosaics not only add color and charm to the room, but also protect kitchen walls from water and grease splashes and food stains. Homeowners can paint their swimming pool with almost any image or design of a glass mosaic.

With proper maintenance and maintenance, custom-designed tile mosaics can last you for decades. The life of mosaic tile art depends on several factors, from the type or material used in a particular area to the quality of mosaic installation. Research-We cannot emphasize this step too much.

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Materials and components

Each type of mosaic tile and material has its own unique set of characteristics that make it more suitable for certain spaces, applications and designs.


Glass mosaic

The increased strength and elasticity make this type of glass mosaic suitable for flooring applications such as medium pedestrian traffic commercial flooring. The thickness and special composition of glass mosaic tiles also make it very suitable for seamless hand-cut patterns. Because there are no exposed sharp edges on the cut mosaic glass tiles, this design is safe for floor and swimming pool applications.

However, the effect of glass as a decoration for niches and wall art is amazing. Shower areas, rear baffles and sinks should avoid using hand-cut glass. Overall, the best glass mosaics are chemical resistant, waterproof, non-porous, frost resistant and thermal shock resistant. Be sure to ask the mosaic supplier's technical specification sheet before placing your custom mosaic order. .


Marble mosaic

Marble is usually the preferred material for custom-designed mosaic flooring. Marble mosaic carpets and medals. Suitable for medium and high flow business district. It can also be used on walls. It is not recommended for rear bezel. Polished marble can be used as is. Tumbling marble must be sealed with a sealant to minimize water absorption and dirt accumulation. Natural materials such as sandstone are not hard enough for flooring, but they can be made into beautiful facade coatings.


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Maintenance

With proper cleaning, maintenance and maintenance, you can enjoy decades of beauty and optimal performance from custom mosaic tile installation. Mosaics require low to medium level of maintenance. Glass mosaics are very easy to clean. In most cases, a warm, damp cloth will suffice. For mineral deposits of pool bricks, special cleaning materials with mild chemicals should be used. Harsh chemicals can decolorize or even decompose cement slurry.

Polished marble mosaic floors are very easy to clean. Rolling marble mosaic carpets and niches may need to be sealed. Some marble mosaics need to be sealed before the grouting stage to prevent grouting pigments from contaminating precious tiles.



In short, mosaics are inherently flexible and have excellent durability. There are some steps you can take to further ensure that your tile mosaics last. Choosing the right type of mosaic, professional installation and some love and care can go a long way. Please contact LONGART to get the glass you want.