Was having a lot of thoughts about the size.
Should i grout above glass subway tile on wall.
I m thinking of going with a 4 x 12 green glass subway tile for my kitchen backsplash too.
Grout comes in premixed and powdered forms and in sanded or non sanded types.
A non sanded grout is suitable for grout joints up to 1 8 inch wide sanded grout is best for joints over 1 8 inch wide.
However with mosaics and some specialty tiles it is worth experimenting swith color.
Just because it has been done before does not mean it s right.
Some of them recommend using sanded grout while others use unsanded.
I should make a decision soon and i will post some pictures.
This grout should only be used with grout lines between 1 16 1 8 1 5 mm 3 mm.
In general this can be a striking and high end look but in hindsight i wish we had chosen a lighter color.
Whenever you grout glass tile follow the manufacturer s recommendations.
Epoxy grout overkill for residential but perfect for commercial applications and pools.
Powdered grout must be mixed with water before use premixed grout comes in tubs and is convenient for small jobs.
The appearance is much less critical than the fact that you have no grout joints at all with glass tiles a product that expands and contracts with temperature change.
Uk mosaic tile on line source the joy of shards has one for mosaics.
Any advice will be greatly appreciated.
The grout itself isn t exactly cheap but spending 50 on grout now to get it right is well.
Thinner grout spacing for subway tile creates a more subtle effect and wider grout lines a more dramatic one.
White subway tile backsplash don t.
Adding the sand to the grout provide a stronger grout that is normally used in.
It s important to use a nonsanded grout with glass tiles as sanded grouts can potentially scratch the glass surface.
Glass tiles are often grouted with white grout because white complements the brightness of glass.
Reflective grout perfect for glass tile and metal tile.
It is never advised to set glass tile the way it has been done in your photo especially behind a direct flame.
Luckily subway tile is inexpensive so i made sample boards with full tiles but if your tile is more pricey you could cut tiles in half and grout in between them so you don t use as many an inexpensive tile cutter like this works well for that.
My kitchen is small but i plan on taking the tile all the way up the one wall where i have a window.
Sanded grout sanded grout types consist of a cement based mortar that have small sand grains added to it.
If you are going for high contrast or retro style wider grout spacing gives you the opportunity to make a statement with your grout.
Sanded grout is a little more difficult to work with than non sanded but it s.
Choose a high contrast grout color to match our black kitchen appliances we chose a near black grout color that contrasted highly with the white subway tile.