Ideas For Install Antique Mirror Tiles
Antique mirror tiles are a versatile decorating tool that almost everyone can install. Circles, squares and hexagonal are available at home centers and 1 inch mosaic tiles are available at craft shops. Install 12-inch tiles on walls to reflect light into a hall,. Add them to dressers, countertops and lamps or use them with markers as a dry delete board option as shown on Apartment Therapy. Even keeping the mirror tile free dirt is important; the sparkling result is worth it.
Ideas for install antique mirror tiles clean the surface where you plan to install your tiles with a cloth moistened with alcohol. If the surface is shiny or glossy, consider scrubbing it with sandpaper before cleaning. Mirror mastic (glue) bonds better to clean, non-glossy surfaces. Position a tile on the surface and easily mark it around with a pencil. Continue placement and marking tiles individually until you finish your pattern. For level square tiles on a vertical surface, place a level above the top of the tile. Make sure the bubble is centered before its position is highlighted.
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Apply mirror glue, also called mastic, to the wall where a tile will go. Let the adhesive be fixed for as long as recommended by the manufacturer. Press the tile to the surface to bond it with the glue. Always use special mirror glue to avoid discoloration of the antique mirror tiles. If the tile starts to slide, apply a piece of tape over the surface and attach it to the wall. Remove tape when sealant is set. Install each tile in this way.