by Karen Bates
(last updated July 8, 2013)
Mosaic tile can be beautiful whether it is part of a work of art or a part of your home's decor. These groupings of small tiles, stones or glass can make up beautiful patterns and designs that are a joy to view. Mosaics can be found on furniture, tables, walkways, decorations, birdbaths, floors, walls, counters, and more. Mosaics are a unique way to give your home an appealing look.
You can have mosaic tile designs in just about any part of your home. They can be found in bathrooms, kitchens, living rooms, and sometimes as part of the backyard. It is a versatile look that can work with many styles of decorating.
Just like any other tile surfaces you might have in your home, mosaic tile will need to be properly cleaned and maintained. Because mosaic surfaces are normally sealed or waxed, cleaning them shouldn't be too difficult. There are, however, a few tips you might want to remember:
Taking the time to clean and maintain mosaic tile is one way to help it last and look beautiful for many years. The best way to prevent a buildup of dirt or dust is to sweep, dust and wipe the tile off often. Remember that you may need to reseal or wax the surface as needed.
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