What is considered a mosaic tile?
Mosaic tile is any combination of tile sizes, colors, shapes and/or materials, set in a sheet for easy installation. They can be ceramic, porcelain, glass, natural stone and even metal or mirror, set randomly or in a pattern, and usually on a mesh-mounted sheet.
Is mosaic tile more expensive to install?
From simple squares to ornate curves, mosaic tile cuts and designs can run the gamut of complexity. The more detailed and specialized your design, the more expensive installation will be.
Why is mosaic tile so expensive?
Size and Shape of the Tile
The more mosaic you use, the more cost increases. If you plan to use mosaic on the floor as well as in the wall, the design must match or give a certain contrast. That is a very complicated process to replicate. Thus the cost is skyrocketed.
Can I put mosaic tile on the floor?
Mosaic tiles may be applied to both walls and floors, and they are an excellent choice for areas that may get wet, such as kitchens and baths, because the surface does not become slippery.
Should I use mosaic tile for bathroom floor?
Mosaic tiles are the most popular choice for shower floor tiles. The small size of the individual tiles means they conform to the slope and shape of the shower floor better than a larger tile would. There are also more grout lines present between mosaic tiles, offering much-needed slip resistance in the shower.