V2 SLIGHT VARIATION: Distinguishable differences in texture and/or pattern within similar colors.
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First, decide what type of look want for your space.
For a monochrome look:
Mapei Ultracolor Plus FA 109 Acorn
For a contrasting look:
Mapei Ultracolor Plus FA 14 Biscuit
We recommend between 1/8”-1/4" grout joint for rectified tiles, due to a natural variation in size. An additional deviation of ± 1/4" is considered acceptable for joint straightness and variation of flatness.
Although a tighter grout joint is achievable, we recommend consulting a skilled installation expert to increase the probability of a successful installation.
Choose from custom-made trim for a personalized look, or opt for convenient alternatives.
Schluter | Schiene Satin Anodized Aluminium - 1/2". Sleek metal trim is paintable and available in various finishes.
Miter Cut - With miter cuts, you can conveniently create 45-degree angles for corners, niches, and edges, or cut down and miter standard pieces to a create custom trim.
Grout, Paint or Caulk - Easily apply grout, paint, or caulk for a neatly finished edge.
Inset - Set tiles flush with the drywall or sheetrock, allowing for a seamless look. Make sure to plan ahead to make the most of this option!
Variation in color, sheen, and texture for clay tile is normal—it’s part of what makes the installations look so uniquely rustic and authentic. Blend the tiles beforehand.
Clay tile can be installed in a variety of areas. For climates with freezing weather and exterior, wet area installations, proper installation such as specialized waterproofing (water barrier underlayment), a topcoat sealer, and maintenance are required.*