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Mosaic Tile

Redecorating a simple fire pit with mosaic tile transforms the look about your outdoor living area. Installing mosaic tile is a simple craft task that is anyone may perform with a few materials and a little bit of instruction. Don't stop with your fire pit -- install mosaic tile on your out of doors tables, flower pots and fountains for some colorful and creative way to spruce up your patio and garden décor.

Difficulty: Effortless


things you'll need:

1 Clean out the fire pit plus turn it upside down. Apparent every soot or waste from the outside of the fire pit accordingly that you can start tiling on any clear surface.

2 Multiply some little amount of thinset on a single section of the outer rim regarding the fire pit. Mainly because the fire pit is upside down, the rim is now at the base and resting on the area about your function table. Scrape the top about the thinset with the jagged edge regarding the trowel. This will allow the mosaic tiles to cling better to the adhesive because it dries.

3 Press the mosaic tiles firmly into the thinset. You may perform around the perimeter of the fire pit, later proceed upward, or you can work in strips from the edge to the base, which yous on top now that the fire pit is inverted. Continue to work in small areas then you have period to place the tile previous to the adhesive starts to collection. Finish tiling your fire pit also let the adhesive dry.

5 Flip the fire pit back over and utilize grout to the crevices between the mosaic tiles. Your grout float works nicely with this, although you may also use your fingers. Remove some excess grout with comfortable drinking water plus a sponge before the grout has a opportunity to dry on the surface of the tiles. Let the grout dry, then flip it plus grout the rim.

6 Employ grout sealer to the tiled surface about your outdoor fire pit following the grout is completely waterless. This will watch over the grout lines from moisture and stains.

Tips & Cautions

All of the materials for this project are by your local house improvement store. Leaving the grout on the tile to dry may leave any film.



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