Mosaic tile backsplash – Mosaic tiles add an artistic detail to a backsplash. They often come in square or rectangular sheets, tiles linked together. The fronts are covered in a paper facing to protect the front side of the tiles. The process of installing a mosaic tile sheets similar to installing regular tile. Install a mosaic tile backsplash on an accent wall in your kitchen to complement your home design.
Install a mosaic tile backsplash sheets, Prepare selected wall by sanding it lightly with 80-grit sandpaper. Apply an even layer of thinnest cement with a 3/16 inch notched trowel to the wall, where you want to install tile sheets. Measure the center of the wall. Mark measurement just below where the backsplash should be placed with a pencil. Start to install tile sheets by placing one on each side of the label at the bottom of which the backsplash will be placed. Press firmly on the tile panels in place. Continue the first row of tiles plates until the bottom row is complete. Install the rows above the first row, until the backsplash is closed.
Rub a damp sponge over the front paper cover to loosen the glue. Pull the paper fronts away from the mosaic tile backsplash sheets. Let the tile to dry for 48 hours. Apply tile grout between the tiles by adding joints to a grout float and drag across the joints while holding it at a slight angle. Wash mosaic tiles with a sponge; rinse it in a bucket of wash. Let a haze to form over the tiles. Buff the tiles with a clean cloth to remove haze.