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Standard tile edge trim can be used to finish any exposed tile edges. There is a wide variety of edge options, including PVC, aluminum, stainless steel and chrome. You can even use traditional tile edge pieces for an ultra high-end look, including ceramic, marble and terra cotta.
Let's first take a look at a traditional ceramic tile backsplash installation. Depending on the size of the area to be covered, you may need hundreds of individual tiles or dozens of webbed tile sheets. You need to make sure the backing surface is nearly perfect in being clean (nothing can be left that will compromise the adhesive properties of the mortar), solid (no loose chunks of wall board or holes) and smooth (ridges or imperfections may make individual tiles protrude). Then you need to mix the mortar.
It's very easy to replace a single tile (or multiple tiles) that's become damaged after installation. An oscillating saw makes quick work of it.
We recommend using only unsanded grout on Six3 Tile. Sanded grout will likely dull the finished surface of the tile sheet - we tested it. Use any color you wish!
No! Attaching Six3 Tile sheets is more like attaching plywood to a wall. No mortar or trowels are needed. We recommend using an 18-gauge narrow crown stapler (battery operated or pneumatic) to attach tile sheets to a wall.
For a standard wall surfaces, like a backsplash or accent wall (bar back, wainscoting, etc.), no complex prep is necessary. Make sure the surface is clean, solid and relatively smooth. But it does not have to be perfect - unlike traditional tile, small holes or small loose gypsum will be covered up by the tile sheet. The surface needs to be solid enough to accept and hold staples or adhesive.
We've tested numerous types of saws to determine the best performance and efficiency while reducing the chance of chipping or splitting. While you can any kind of saw to cut Six3 Tile, we strongly recommend against using any type of reciprocating power tool, such jigsaws or sawzalls. Tools with a reciprocating action - including hand saws - will likely chip the tile's surface along the cut edge.
Our standard production run colors are Gloss White and Passive Gray. But we can produce any color you wish to match cabinets or your company's brand style. However, a minumum order committment is necessary to produce custom colors. Check out our Gallery page to see some examples.
Six3 Tile comes with a one-year limited warranty.