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Want a Unique Pool? Use Mosaic Pool Tiles

The world of tile is diverse. Homeowners have a litany of options to consider, ranging in color, layout, size, finish, and more. What better way to make the most of your choices than with a mosaic tile design? 

Mosaic tile is an increasingly popular design choice for pools of all kinds. This article will explain why and outline everything else you need to know before settling on a mosaic theme for your project.

What are Mosaic Pool Tiles?

Mosaic pool tile is any spread of tile that takes on a mixed or fragmented look. Unlike conventional pool tile, which is usually one solid color, mosaic tiles come in various shapes and sizes and are often used to create unique patterns both inside and outside the pool.

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Are Mosaic Tiles Good for Pools?

Yes, mosaic tiles are a great choice for backsplash, bathroom, and pools, or any other water-exposed surface. 

The combination of durability, design flexibility, and low maintenance make mosaic tiles a particularly great choice for pool owners looking to create an attractive space without having to worry about upkeep.

Swimming Pool Filled With Fun Blue Mosaic Tiles


Why You Should Choose Mosaic Pool Tiles

With so many options available when choosing pool tile, you may wonder: what makes mosaic pool tile so special? 

Lots of things. This artistic pool tile has so many advantages over other varieties, offering the absolute best in practicality and design. Let's take a closer look at the benefits:

Long Lasting and No Fading

Mosaic pool tiles are made of high-quality materials like glass and porcelain. Glass pool tile, in particular, is an excellent outdoor tile, as it's resistant to fading, chipping, and cracking. Porcelain mosaics are durable and can withstand harsh weather conditions like extreme temperatures and heavy rains. Whatever layout you choose, you can rest assured that the tile lasts a long time.

Beautiful Designs Create Infinite Possibilities

Swimming pool mosaic tiles offer limitless design possibilities. You can use a variety of vibrant pool tiles to create stunning patterns and shapes. There’s also no wondering what color is best for your pool – you can include them all if you’d like!

Going with a mosaic concept doesn't have to mean embracing colorful pool tiles all over. A gorgeous effect can be created with more subtle tones and hues, adding a touch of visual interest that doesn't go overboard.


Mosaic tile floor might sound expensive but it isn't! In fact, mosaic tiles are surprisingly affordable – and since they are so strong, you won't have to replace them for years. With the right installation techniques and grout, your mosaic will look stunning without breaking the bank.

Easy to Repair and Replace 

Nothing's worse than having a stunning pool design crack or chip then find out that your tile is no longer available. With mosaic bath and pool tiles, this isn't as much of a problem. Spontaneity and creativity is a key when it comes to mosaics, so you can mix and match tiles or easily replace one individual tile without having to redo the entire area.

Practicality Combined With Art 

Mosaic tiles are great for creating a stand-out feature in your pool, but they're also practical. When it comes to safety concerns such as slip resistance and thermal insulation, mosaic tiles can do the job just as well, if not better.

They'll Look New for Years

Mosaic pool tiles last a really long time. All you need to do is practice good pool tile maintenance with a brush and rinse each season and they'll look like new for years!

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Mosaic Tile Installation

You may wonder whether mosaic tile is more complicated to install than regular tile. In most cases, the answer is no. Many products today have a mosaic design but are cohesively built with a single backing. This makes them just as easy to install as any other kind.

Should I Seal My Mosaic Tile?

One thing to keep in mind with mosaic tile is that some products may require sealing. It depends on the material in question. Mosaic glass tiles are a non-porous tile, meaning they are completely waterproof and typically do not require sealing. Other materials, such as ceramic tiles and tumbled marble, may retain moisture and need to be sealed.

 Mosaic Tiles That Blend Seamlessly With Stylish Exterior Design


Mosaic Pool Tile Ideas

Now that we’ve covered all the bases, we're on to the fun part. Read below to find inspiration for your new mosaic pool tile installation.

Keep Things Consistent, But Different

Not everyone wants a flashy mosaic tile design, and that's okay. You can still add some variety to your pool by mixing products of similar shape and size, like Sapphire Blue glossy glass tile and Uniform Silver Feather tile. Other options like River Blue Ripple Blend Uniform Brick glossy and iridescent glass tile do this for you.

Have Fun With Mosaic Square Tiles

Mosaic square tiles are super versatile. So why not have fun with them? Products like our Turquoise 1x1 Blue tile, River Blue Ripple Blend 3/4x3/4 tile, Galaxie Turquoise 1x1 iridescent tile, Maybe Mushroom 1x1 tile, Ice Bay 1x1 tile, and Overcast Blue tile can all be easily mixed and matched with one another.

Try Different Textures and Patterns

You don't have to play it safe. If you really want to make a statement, try a colorful glass tile like Darling Indigo Blue on the pool's waterline and textured Aqua Art Planetarium uniform brick tile around the sides. 

There are tons of interesting pool tile trends for 2023 worth considering!

Oasis Tile is Committed to You

Buying pool tile doesn't have to be complicated. At Oasis Tile, we want to make it easy. Our large selection of glamorous pool tiles includes something for everyone, and our dedicated customer service team is always ready to help answer questions or provide design advice. You can always trust us to deliver the best products at an unbeatable price! 
Start exploring our mosaic tiles collection and order your tile samples today.

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