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SomerTile 12.5x12.5-inch Morocco Glossy Grey Porcelain Mosaic Tiles (Set of 10)
These glazed gray, low-sheen lantern-shaped mosaic tiles will bring old-world style to your home. Use these easy-to-install indoor or outdoor tiles on walls, on the floor, or even by the pool to create a dramatic look that will never go out of style.
ITEM#: 14776256Unique lantern-shaped tiles provide a touch of elegant, old-world style to any indoor or outdoor wall or floor. Impervious to water and designed for medium-duty residential floors, these porcelain tiles are ideal for kitchens, bathrooms and pool sides.
- Glazed porcelain mosaic tile
- Glazed smooth finish with a low sheen and a uniform appearance in tone
- Easy to install 12.5 inches long x 12.5 inches long x .25 inches high mesh mounted tiles
- Grade 1, first quality product
- PEI III is suitable for medium-duty residential floors and areas with normal footwear
- Impervious - Water absorption less than 0.5-percent makes this tile good for indoor and outdoor use.
- 10 pieces per case = 11 square feet
- Case weight is 26 pounds
Note: If order exceeds 125 pounds, it will ship LTL. For LTL purchases, longer shipping time is to be expected.
Porcelain is a type of ceramic. SomerTile guarantees that any product that has been advertised as such is in fact Porcelain.
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This is amazing tile. Put it in my master bath and only one word described it. Gorgeous.Read More
This tile is beautiful! I can't wait to put it up in my kitchen as a back splash. The grey is nice and warm which complements my honey brown cabinets. I love the uniqueness of the shape and it ties well with the Morrocan stencil pattern painted on my dining room walls.Read More
I have been eyeing this tile for so long and was waiting for the perfect project to use it! I ended up ordering and using it for my new fireplace surrond!! I Love it!!!! The tile is gorgeous and looks amazing!!!!!!!Read More
Love this tile. This pattern is so popular and I wanted to incorporate it in my tile backsplash. Used it with white subway tile as an accent over my range and sink and am in love with the way it turned out. Looking for another project to use the remainder of the tile with.Read More
I used these tiles as a decorative border in my bathroom renovation. I bought one box of 10 and cut them in half with a wet saw. The problem is as soon as it becomes wet, the mesh backing, which is flimsy to begin with, becomes unglued and the tiles all fall off very easily. The advantage to hand-piecing them was that I was able to use spacers and lay them properly, which turned out nicer than they would have if I installed them on the sheet (they are not spaced evenly; some touch, and some are wide apart). Of course, doing this took 6 hours to lay just 6 square feet. My field tile was 2x4 subway tiles on 12x12 sheets, and they had good rubber spacers which did not come off as I tiled, and they cost less than 25% of what these cost. All told, the resulting look was gorgeous, and I am very pleased, but I think for the money, SomerTile could afford to put decent spacers on the tile, or at least a reliable mesh backing.Read More
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Hello squared2, this is recommended by the manufacturer to be used on shower walls and doors and other wet places. This should work great! Thank you for shopping with us.
The description in the title says 'glossy' but the description in the body says 'low sheen'. Which is more accurate?
They are a low sheen gloss as opposed to a flat color.
Have around my fireplace surrond...when the light hits it it will sparkle!
Is it possible to pay for a sample of this tile?
We''re sorry, but we do not have that option available.
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