This decorative tile pattern from the MeaLu Collection is an encaustic-style cement tile. The colorful pattern is not painted, rather, it is mineral-pigmented cement. Recommended overage for waste, cuts, and borders is 15-20%. It's a good idea to also allow for one extra box of tile for storage should you ever need to replace a tile. Cement tile is extremely durable and good for most indoor and outdoor locations when it is properly installed - both residential and commercial. MeaLu Collection cement tiles from Rustico Tile and Stone are unsealed. It's recommended for cement tile to be sealed, coated, waxed or polished for finished protection. Request installation advice before purchasing. Cement Tile is not difficult to install but it is easy to make errors if the proper installation materials and sealers are not used. Additionally, the proper process must be followed. Please inquire about any installation questions before installing your tile. Cement tile is easy to clean, and non-abrasive cleaners are recommended. Avoid harsh chemicals. Concrete Tile is a rustic-handmade tile. It is eco-friendly. Typical characteristics to be expected include slight variation in size and thickness, color variation, small chips, and some color-bleed in the design.
Cement tiles are used in a variety of interior design styles including Contemporary, Rustic, Southwestern, Traditional, Moroccan, Cuban, Old-World, Mediterranean, Spanish-Colonial, Tuscan and more. Recommended backing type: Concrete or Backer-board. Installation materials recommended: Grout Release, Sealer, Grout, and Thin-set. Installation location recommended: Floor, Wall, Shower Wall, Backsplash, Countertop, Exterior Consult with a local installer who can provide advice for your specific job site. Photos online may look slightly different than color tones shown in real life. Order a sample tile before submitting an order for your full tile project. INSTALLATION/ORDERING NOTICE: 15-20% overage is recommended for Cement Tile orders. Also, allow for one extra box of tile to be placed in storage should you ever need to replace a tile. Matching colors in separate orders are not guaranteed.