appearing more modern

appearing more modern

The sleek, elegant yet simple

If you're looking for a great look for tile, then you should consider 1 x 6 subway tile . The sleek, elegant yet simple look of the basic 1 x 6 inch tile harks back from the 1930's when the subway tunnels of New York were adorned with miles of this kind of tile. It's very easy to install and really adds a great look to any room as well as a great complement to any tiling job.

These tiles come in a variety of colors, from basic white to just about anything you desire. The latest trends include specialized glass tiles sold in the size and shape of classic 1 x 6 subway tile. You can find deals online through a variety of outlets, where you can compare prices and styles and find exactly what you're looking for.

Be sure to prepare the area before tiling by using the right substrate and always apply your tile to a clean and even surface. Any bumps or irregularities will show up in the application of , so be sure to prepare the surface carefully.

A simple adhesive or mastic can provide the proper bonding material you'll need for your application. If you're doing a kitchen backsplash or an area that's prone to moisture, be sure to use the proper bonding material and allow plenty of time to dry before usage. Applying grout is a simple procedure that blends your 1 x 6 subway tile into the wall with the color pattern and contrast you desire. Choose your grout carefully because re-applying a different grout color is a painful process.