*Discover the Edge of Glass Tiles

May 6, 2013
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Glass tiles have not been around as long as ceramic tiles.  In the third century, they were mainly used for mosaics.  With the advancement in technology, glass tiles have become popular in recent years as accent and field tile.  It had even become durable enough for use as floor tiles.

Unlike ceramic tiles, glass tiles give out more intense colors and reflect light.  Since it is non-porous, it resist stains, mold, and mildew.  The disadvantage of glass over ceramic is it is prone to scratches, it is more difficult to cut, and it is quite expensive.

The best thing about glass tiles is its iridescence brightening any room.  It has become popular not only as accent to a back splash, but it has also illuminated many kitchens when utilized as a tile field.  Recent trends also show translucent glass tiles incorporated with other floor tiles infuse light and brightness in any room.

And as technology continues to improve, glass tiles are expected to improve further and it will continue to be utilized in various ways to provide astounding creativity and innovation to design and style.  Glass tiles are definitely here to stay.

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