Endless possibilities: Using glass tiles to add flair to your home

Photos courtesy of Tiles Unlimited

Glass tiles are one of the most versatile furnishings you can use to decorate your home. With glass tile, the design possibilities are endless when looking to add a little pizzazz to your home. Here are a few ways you can incorporate glass tiles and current home trends together to enhance your home’s value and appeal for many years to come.


Benefits of Glass Tile

Before you start decorating with glass tile, you should know its benefits. Glass is a natural conductor of light and can help to improve the lighting and space in any room in your home. It can be used as a natural source of primary or secondary light because it reflects light in a way that no other tile can. Depending on the design and décor of the room that it used in, it can also help to add some dimension to the atmosphere to help lighten up the mood and tone in any living space. Featured below is our Medley glass tile collection of blended linear mosaics.


Bring Out the Beauty of Glass Tile
One reason why glass tile is so popular is how they reflect and refract light. It’s the characteristic that draws many people to use glass tile. Using ordinary grout with glass tile installations can interfere with the reflection and refraction processes. Tiles Unlimited recommends Dimension grout for optimal glass tile installations.

Dimension grout is designed for use with glass tile but more importantly, the results are stunning. It contains micro glass beads and translucent binders that both reflect and refract light. This creates a unique three-dimensional effect within glass tile installations. You and your tile installer will love it because it’s ready-to-use and requires no sealing, saving you both time and money.  They say a picture is worth a thousand words; see how Dimension grout makes glass tile pop.


Glass Tile Uses
One quick and easy way to modernize an otherwise traditional or slightly outdated kitchen is to create a stunning glass tile backsplash. It can draw the focus away from unsightly or dated design features and add an extra shimmer of light and depth to any cooking space.

Glass tiles can also help to add to the mood and tone in other areas of your home or office. Dark colors can add a contemporary or industrial flair to the decor, while light-colored tiles add a more light and airy feel to the room. You can also choose tiles that have different textures and shapes to add additional dimension such as the Garden Blossoms collection pictured below.


Glass tiles can also be used to create a feature wall in your bathroom, den, office or bedroom. Feature walls add a dramatic, visually stunning and dimensional look to any room. Choose from a variety of styles, colors and textures to make a statement or accent your décor in a subtle or powerful and vibrant way.

Plan your design approach carefully before purchasing your tiles and design products. Remember, glass tiles can be used in a variety of ways to add some unique flair to any room in your home.

Tiles Unlimited, voted the Best Tile Store in the 2016 Best of LI competition, carries an array of glass tile collections. Our expert designers stand ready to assist you in creating the design of your dreams. QNS.com readers can save up to $600 on their next tile purchase by clicking here.

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