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Mosaic Applications other than Swimming Pools

Mosaic Applications other than Swimming Pools

Mosaic Applications other than Swimming Pools The quality and durability of our swimming pool mosaics make them a perfect design element for use in applications other than a swimming pool.  Customers have put both our standard mosaics and mosaics which our customer requested.  Our mosaics have been installed on exterior and interior walls, indoor and outdoor kitchens, bathrooms walls and floors, man-caves, entry ways, outdoor custom made bars and even to spruce up pool equipment storage units.  The possibilities are only limited by your creativity.  Below, you will find photos sent to us showing how our customers have used swimming...

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Swimming Pool Mosaic Tiles vs. Other Tiles

Swimming Pool Mosaic Tiles vs. Other Tiles

The primary difference between Swimming Pool Mosaic tile and wall or floor tile is there resistance to Freezing, amount of Water Absorption and resistance to Chemicals.  Now unless you would like to dig through the ASTM standards for various applications of ceramic tile, just know that the major manufacturers of Swimming Pool Mosaics use porcelain type clay and a glass glaze to cover the surface of the tile.  Resistance to Freezing The amount of water that is absorbed is important especially for outdoor use.  As you know, when water freezes it expands.  If your tile were to absorb too much...

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Turtle and Dolphin Swimming Pool Mosaic Design Ideas

Turtle and Dolphin Swimming Pool Mosaic Design Ideas

Over the past 20 years, many customers have asked me which mosaics to put in their pool.  On the surface it sounds as though I am being asked to select the mosaics for them, but I think it is more of an expression of frustration.  In this article I will showcase and explain different designs that customers have created for their pool using Turtles and Dolphins. Turtle Family One of the most popular designs includes a Family of Turtles. As you can see from the image above, this pool owner installed 2 Baby Turtles, on each of the steps and...

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Do it Yourself Swimming Pool Mosaic Installation

Do it Yourself Swimming Pool Mosaic Installation

For the pool owner who is getting a new pool or having their pool re-finished, adding Ceramic Mosaic Art to their project can be a fun and rewarding activity, not to mention saving a few dollars by installing them yourself.  Installing Swimming Pool Mosaics is not too dissimilar to tiling an interior floor or wall, in fact, in some ways, much simpler. The time to install your mosaics is just before, a day or two, the finish plaster is applied. In this article I will explain what equipment and materials are required, surface preparation and a step by step installation...

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3 Essential Things to Consider When Picking the Best Turtle Mosaics for Your Pool

3 Essential Things to Consider When Picking the Best Turtle Mosaics for Your Pool

With so many Sizes, Shapes, Styles, Colors and Materials to choose from, selecting just the right Turtle Pool Mosaics can seem like a daunting task.  Turtle Pool Mosaics can range in size from 4” to 34” long, have different flipper configurations, look like Loggerhead or Sea Turtles, come in a range of colors and be made from ceramic clay, porcelain tile or glass pieces.  In this article, I will break down the differences among the various Turtle Pool Mosaics to help make your decision process a little easier.

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