Decorative Tile Hearth

stl1944February 2, 2009


I am restoring a fireplace for decorative purposes only (non-functioning) and would like to put in a tile hearth. I like the look of subway tile - example:

Subway tile is only wall grade (atleast that I can find). If I find one that is 3/8 thick would this be okay to use? I would think the big difference would be slip characteristics, but there would be no moisture and really no one walking on it.

Any other suggestions on a tile to use for a decorative hearth? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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