Metal Tile / September 5, 2018 / FifineAsselin
Metal will also reflect a great deal of the heat from the sun thus saving cooling energy costs within the house. Metal tile is being used in the bathroom also as people find it an excellent choice for back-splash designs. This tile cleaning is very easy and maintenance is at a minimum apart from the sleek look. This has made it a popular choice for counter tops and wall covering in kitchens as well. Installation Metal wall tiles are relatively easy to install if you follow the basic guidelines of tile work. You also need to be aware of the tile design and how it will affect the pattern you are trying to create. A special tile adhesive is used to create a strong and lasting bond.
Others want their metal backsplash tiles to look as shiny as they did on the day they were installed. For iron metal accent tiles they will rust if you do not care for them regularly. If you want to keep iron pristine you need to seal and clean it. Sealing the Metal Tile There are only two types of metal tile that need to be sealed: copper tiles and iron tiles. Sealing the metal accent tiles for backsplash will help protect the finish of the metal and prevent oxidation that will eventually happen as the surface acts with moisture in the air. As mentioned iron will show rust and in the case of copper it will turn darker and acquire a patina.
With the amount of variety available online you can either choose from tiles that have a copper finish or from tiles that are made of pure copper. Tiles that have copper finished are generally available in a mosaic design. The pure copper tiles are made from 99% pure copper and are generally field tiles used to add character to the flooring or wall. These field tiles are available in sizes of 4" x 4" and 6" x 2" and generally have some sort of design or motif embossed on them. The designs can vary from birds animals flowers fruits insects to motifs. The variety is large. Regular copper tiles are also available in a 6" x 6" size. Most of the copper tiles you will find are generally come from Mexico.