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Glass Tile Installation Recommendations

Install Glass Tile With Confidence

Glass tile installation can feel like a daunting task and it doesn’t have to be! Below is a list of documents that provide glass tile installation tips, step-by-step installation instructions, thin-set and grout recommendations as well as a guide specifically for pool tile installation projects. Our Technical Services team has created some great video tutorials to guide your glass tile installation process. Should you have any questions about future problems or issues reach out to our dedicated Technical Services Team and engage their expertise before the installation process has begun (or after – they are a wealth of knowledge either way)!

The new glass tile installation instructions are authored by glass tile installation experts David Fatula and Brian Fitzgerald. This comprehensive guide includes step-by-step instructions and important information from the TCNA Handbook. Utilize this installation guide to learn about:

Substrate preparation materials and techniques for various applications
Recommended installation materials
Step-by-step installation instructions for paper-faced mosaics, unmounted tile, and film-faced mosaics
Learn cutting and drilling recommendations
Quick and easy sealing and maintenance practices

These pool tile installation instructions are provided as a general guideline for the installation of Oceanside Glass & Tile tape-faced mosaic, paper-faced mosaic and unmounted cast glass tile over concrete tanks. Some installations require a more detailed specification. An experienced, professional tile installer, who is familiar with the following procedures, should perform the work. Please read and understand these instructions before beginning any work.

Una guía de fotos paso a paso de cómo instalar los productos de Oceanside Glasstile. También enumera el material y herramientas apropiadas y el equipo de seguridad necesario.

The following information is provided as a general guideline for the installation of Oceanside Glasstile Devotion Art Glass Mosaics; some installations require a more detailed specifcation. An experienced, professional tile installer, who has read and understands this information, should perform the work. For additional installation recommendations, please contact Oceanside Glasstile Technical Services by phone at 877-648-8222 or by email at techsupport@glasstile.com.

These instructions are provided as a general guideline for the installation of Devotion Field Tile; some installations require a more detailed specification. An experienced, professional tile installer, who has read and understands these instructions, should perform the work. For additional installation recommendations, please call Oceanside Glasstile Technical Services: 877-648-8222 or email: techsupport@glasstile.com. Devotion Field Tile is recommended for interior wall applications in both dry and intermittent wet locations (e.g. shower walls).

Proper care and maintenance is crucial to the long-term appearance and performance of pools and water features. The following information outlines recommended products and techniques for the cleaning, sealing and protection of most pool and exterior tile and is general in nature.

The following chart shows all Oceanside Glasstile product lines, sub-divided into translucent and opaque color categories, cross-referenced with grout and application types (wet or dry). Use this chart to determine which type or types of grout are recommended for your installation.

When installing Oceanside Glasstile adjacent to thicker materials, with the intention of the two tiles finishing in the same plane (flush), the substrate must be brought up to a level such that the glass tile can be installed with the recommended amount of thin-set. This should be accomplished in one of three ways depending on the amount of variation between the uninstalled glass tile and installed surrounding material.

Oceanside Glasstile can be cut to meet jobsite dimensions with the use of a high-quality wet tile saw equipped with a continuous, smooth-rim, Download the list of recommended glass tile blades.

Most people don’t think about the chemicals under their kitchen sink. However, many common household cleaners contain toxic components that pollute our air and water as well as pose health risks to our families. At Oceancare we believe maintenance products should do more than clean or prevent stains. They should provide your family with a clean, safe and healthy home while protecting our environment. With our low voc sealers and all natural, non-toxic, biodegradable cleaners, Oceancare products combine industry-leading performance with the ultimate peace of mind.

The following charts are a general guideline listing laboratory test results and typical applications; consult an architect or design professional when specifying Oceanside Glasstile. The environment, climate, maintenance and wear can affect the performance of all tile installations. Therefore, Oceanside Glasstile suggests the end user verify the performance of all specified materials using a testing facility familiar with the tests necessary to satisfy the specification.