Metro tiles, also known as subway tiles, are often seen in foreign kitchen and bathroom. The Metro wall tiles are ideal for a modern and minimalistic setting. These versatile wall tiles bring clean, simple yet sophistication to the home.
These trendy wall tiles is a budget-friendly and hack-free alternative to incorporate actual bricks and metro tiles. Not only does the metro tiles visual looks like actual bricks but display a three-dimension pop up with realistic texture!
Some Metro tiles includes:
Features of Brick Metro tile sheet
POINT 1: Only paste adhesive seal type
Joints can be easily cut with scissors or a cutter!
POINT 2: Shock absorbing material with cushioning material
POINT 3: Three-dimensional, realistic texture
POINT 4: DIY PaintThe brick tiles allows creativity by painting it to your desired colour. It is highly recommended to paint the tiles over several colours for a realistic look.
POINT 5: Hassle-free cleaning
Because the surface is a vinyl material, it can be wiped quickly even if it gets dirty.
※ Not all the dirt can be removed. If it gets dirty, please clean it as soon as possible.
POINT 6: Crease can be avoided with a Dryer
POINT 7: Other notable features
Two types of construction methods and one point advice
Tiles consist of strong adhesion that seals to the surface and sticks well. Guiding of the construction method can be requested which restores the tiles to original condition. In addition, when pasting multiple sheets, guideline will be provided for a beautiful and neat finishing touch.
Easy installation method
- 1. Remove the backing paper.
- 2. Align and stick to the wall. *Be careful not to shift as re pasting might reduce the stickiness
- 3. Proceed to paste the rest of the pieces
- 4. Cut out the sheet according to the shape of power outlet.
- 5. Completed!
Construction method for rental that can be removed and re-pasted
It is a construction method that can be put back even if you are staying in a rental flat.
1. Apply masking tape where the adhesive side of the sheet hits.
[How to apply masking tape]
As shown in the upper right figure, it is pasted at the position where the masking tape and the joint part of the sheet meet.
- 2. Make a cut in the backing paper and peel off the backing paper as shown in the upper right.
※ Caution: Strong adhesion, so please be careful not to adhere the adhesion part to the wall by peeling off the release paper too much.
- 3. Stick along the masking tape
- 4. Completed!
- 5. When peeling off product, slowly peel off the masking tape.
How to paste for a seamless join!
Seamless and realistic joint
For a realistic joint, Seamless finish is recommended. Simply cut the unwanted blocks with scissors or a cutter.
As for a simple paste, Butting would be ideal. No cutting required!
You can also work around the corners
As the metro tiles are cushioning material that gives off 3D looks, it can be applied inwards or outwards corners.
Inward Corner 1: How to put together from the corner Corner
2: As it is bent and put
※ Because the product is thick, bending would cause it to be slightly wrinkled.
Outward corner 1: The method of bending and pasting as easy as it seems. It can also be used as a corner cushion guard.
Paint your own color on the tile sheet
Here are the steps:
- 1. Brush the base paint.
- 2. Apply the second color coating with a sponge.
- 3. Overlap with white paint for a vintage look.
- 4. Deliberately accentuate the joints by painting the gap.
- 5. Brick tiles will have the texture of vintage bricks after applying color.
Video reference for DIY tile painting
Metro tiles still looks elegant even without paint
The metro tiles still looks neat, clean and stylish!
If painted with a brush or a roller, the original color tile can be easily covered.
Single color for a whole different feeling, Mix color to accentuate the joints and texture.
More realistic visual when colour change of joints and tiles
The difference in color also enhances the three-dimensional effect.
Add an extra half block vertically to accentuate it.
Creatively rearrange the tiles
Cut one block at a time and paste it into popular herringbone design. Combination is free!
Time to actually construct it!
An excellent item for simple look or even get creative!!