Custom Tile Pool Mosaics
Tile mosaics are a great option for any new concrete swimming pool and spa. Mosaics add excitement to your new pool and backyard oasis
Your new swimming pool and spa should be a very inviting place to spend time. Don't design a backyard that will be boring and unattractive, add in options which will complete your backyard.
Now is the time to decide if you would like to include tile mosaics in your pool. Once you have completed your new pool and spa, the looks of your backyard oasis will depend on the options which can be added to your new project. Options such as; upgraded decking, colored lights, water features, special tile and in the pool tile mosaics.
Custom tile mosaics which can be added will add a finishing touch to any pool and spa. Tile mosaics can be fabricated and manufactured in just about any size, shape, color and design imaginable. Designs include; fish, shells, reef scenes, dolphins, beach balls, turtles, cartoon characters, mermaids, sports logos and the list goes on and on. Most mosaics are now available with a shadow design. The shadow design allows the mosaics to appear more realistic in the water and is a great option to consider. Tile mosaics are available from a variety of manufactures, some using small pieces of tile to others which use much larger tile pieces.
Tile mosaics can be installed on the floor of the pool and also on the side walls of the pool. Small items can also be installed on steps and benches but one must use caution when installing mosaics in these locations that the items will not be slippery when people are entering or exiting the pool or spa. Please also keep in mind that if you live in a climate that experiences freeze conditions, check with the manufacture of the mosaics you are considering, making sure their items are frost proof tiles.
Once you have decided on the particular tile mosaics, check with your construction company and ask them to allow you to place the mosaics in the exactly in the pool and spa location you would like. Mosaic location in the pool is very important to obtain the desired visual effect. When choosing a particular item or design, try to visualize if the piece will look better on the walls for a side view or if the mosaic appear better on the floor of the pool for a top down look.
Article Tags: Tile Mosaics
Source: Free Articles from ArticlesFactory.com
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ron Burr graduated from Florida Atlantic University in 1978 with a degree in Music Education. Ron has been in the swimming industry since for over 30 years and is currently a State of Florida licensed swimming pool and spa contractor. Ron is also the owner of One Stop Pool Supplies http://www.onestoppoolsupplies.com a great place to shop for all your swimming pool and spa supplies.