Glass tile specification for kitchen backsplash

ocgitaFebruary 23, 2013
Hi, I am hoping someone can help me. I live in India and want to use glass tiles for my kitchen backsplash. Since glass tiles are not readily available, I have to get them custom made. A few friends who had them made are experiencing cracks within a few months. What are the specifications that I should look for to ensure there are no cracking issues? I most likely will go with the 4" x 12" size. Need help with thickness, type of material and coating that I should specify to the glass manufacturer. Thanks so much for your help!
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Norm Walters Construction Inc.
You might want to contact a glass tile manufacturer for those specifications. I do know that glass tiles are supposed be set with thin set mortar though rather than mastic, as mastic yellows.
    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 9:57PM
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Ironwood Builders
I think I answered this once before?................Hi, With the Internet and international shipping, getting samples of a tile you see on Houzz sent to you is a viable option. Then having it matched would be easier. Though. Come to think of it, is international shipping and ordering on line cheaper than custom manufacture? Look into both!
    Bookmark   February 23, 2013 at 10:35PM
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