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MS International Metro Glacier 12 in. x 24 in. Glazed Porcelain Floor and Wall Tile (16 sq. ft. / case)
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MS International

Metro Glacier 12 in. x 24 in. Glazed Porcelain Floor and Wall Tile (16 sq. ft. / case)

$1.89 /sq. ft.
Covers 16.00 sq. ft.
$30.24 /case
Color/Finish: Beige
  • Beige
  • Black
  • Gray
  • Tan

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Producing a high-end look at an affordable price, Metro Glacier Porcelain Wall and Floor Tile coordinates with many decor styles to create a modern aesthetic. These 12 in. x 24 in. rectangular tiles from MS International have an impervious water absorption rating, which makes them a splendid choice for showers in addition to countertops, walls and floors. Highly durable, marginally skid-resistant and easy to clean, Metro Glacier large-format tiles have a glazed, smooth finish with a low sheen and handsome beige/white variations in tone for a one-of-a-kind look.

  • 16 sq. ft.; 8 pieces per case; case weight is 71 lbs.
  • Grade 1, first-quality porcelain tile for floor, wall and countertop use
  • 12 in. width x 24 in. length x 3/8 in. thick
  • Glazed smooth finish with a low sheen and slight variation in tone
  • P.E.I. Rating III is suitable for medium-duty residential floors including kitchens, halls, corridors, balconies, terraces and areas used more often with normal footwear and small amounts of dirt
  • Impervious flooring has water absorption of less than 0.5% for indoor or some outdoor use
  • Slip-resistance/coefficient of friction greater than .50 is recommended for standard residential applications and is marginally skid resistant (indoor use)
  • Completely frost resistant for indoor or outdoor applications; use a latex-modified thinset for acceptable bond strength
  • Suitable for residential and commercial use
  • Don't forget your coordinating trim pieces, grout, backerboard, thinset, and installation tools
  • All online orders for this item ship via common carrier or parcel ground and may arrive in multiple boxes
  • It is recommended you purchase a minimum of 10% overage to account for design cuts and patterns
  • This is a GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified and GREENGUARD Children and Schools Certified product
  • Learn how to get a Lifetime Warranty by using Custom Building Products from The Home Depot. Visit www.homedepot.com/CBP
  • Get it installed by The Home Depot

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The beige looks light grey online is that accurate?

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Im looking for a light grey tile, which color would be closest?
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The beige is really beige. it does not look like the same tile online. The grey is what you want.
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What color Grout for Beige Metro Glacier 12 in. x 24 in. Glazed Porcelain Floor and Wall Tile ?

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October 11, 2016
I recently put up the Metro Glacier 12 in. x 24 in. BEIGE/TAN tile in my bathroom. I'm confused now as to which grout to use. What do you guys recommend (I know it's preference). My accent pieces are grey. I'm torn between the Pewter and Snow White by Home Depot.
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Thank you for your question. The recommended grout color for Metro-Charcoal-12-in-x-24-in-Glazed-Porcelain-Floor-and-Wall-Tile is Natural Gray.
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Has anyone used spectra lock premium pro epoxy grout with this tile?

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Wondering if it stains the tile and how the overall install went with the epoxy grout.
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Yes. And you have follow the grout cleaning directions or you will end up residue and eventually foot prints.
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Thank you for your question. It is recommended that a professional installer be consulted to get further assistance on usage of the premium pro epoxy grout for Metro-Glacier-12-in-x-24-in-Glazed-Porcelain-Floor-and-Wall-Tile.
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Has anyone choose white grout with this tile floor choice? I desire to tile to "pop". How does white grout do on high traffic areas?

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Though I haven't used white grout with this tile (I used charcoal gray grout in a large bathroom install with Metro Gris,) I have used bright white grout with 12x24" brilliant white porcelain tiles in a large, high traffic area.
After letting the grout dry, I applied three separate coats of quality sealer to the grout with a roller applicator being careful to allow each coat time to cure. The grout Read More
Though I haven't used white grout with this tile (I used charcoal gray grout in a large bathroom install with Metro Gris,) I have used bright white grout with 12x24" brilliant white porcelain tiles in a large, high traffic area.
After letting the grout dry, I applied three separate coats of quality sealer to the grout with a roller applicator being careful to allow each coat time to cure. The grout has held up fine and cleans easily. Read Less
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Thank you for your question. The recommended grout color is Natural Gray. Grout is used only to fill the gaps between the tiles
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Metro Glacier 12 in. x 24 in. Glazed Porcelain Floor and Wall Tile (16 sq. ft. / case) is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 240.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Work With AND Easy to Clean No problem installing and cutting - and I love the larger size. Easiest tile install I've ever done. I have read a lot of reviews claiming that this tile isn't easy to clean. So, I waited several months before reviewing. I installed the lightest version of this in our most frequently visited bathroom. It has been used and abused! I have had ZERO problem cleaning it. It looks as good as it did when I installed it a little under 6 months ago. I even painted the bathroom afterwards - no problem cleaning up splatters. I can only surmise that a difference in lots might account for this??? Whatever the case, I am thrilled with this tile!
Date published: 2016-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! My son wanted a "man's" bathroom. Boy did he get it! I actually got the BLACK. I ordered Charcoal originally, and it is almost light blue gray. I swapped it for the black, which is really a good charcoal medium gray. The stripes give it just enough pzazz to keep it from being boring, but its not to busy. Everything but the Tub is trimmed out in black around it - see pictures- and it really makes the tile shine. Its been installed for a month now, easy to clean. You a grout release before you grout though, or you will have so much extra time spent in cleaning that up! You can see in 2 of the pictures it looks lighter with the bright light on it, and darker otherwise. The flash washed it out.
Date published: 2016-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Metro Charcoal tile This is pretty decent product. I only had one tile that was cracked and two tiles with very tiny chips out of 15 boxes. I switched them out at the store without a problem. The tile is smooth to walk on and has a matte finish. The color is tricky to explain though because it depends on the light. In pictures, it either shows up very light or dark and it's hard to get an accurate representation of the color. There are beige tones in it. If you're looking for complete gray and a little darker, go with the Metro Gris. I liked Metro Charcoal because it's a little lighter and more neutral. We initially used a lighter gray grout (Poly Blend Natural Gray) but it was nearly the same color tone, so it just blended in with the tile. The grout dried with uneven colors including white, so we changed grout colors before finishing. We switched to TEC Power Grout in Charcoal gray and that dried with consistent color, and the contrast against the tile looks much better. We have only had it installed a few days but I can see where others are coming from with it showing spots easily although we haven't really had any trouble cleaning it. You would probably run into the same probably with a light tile or a dark one, so it's probably not a problem specific to this tile. I also agree that the tiles are not all uniform in size and thickness, so some areas of the floor might not be completely flat, but I assume this is the case for other tile. I will provide an update in a few months to say how it's holding up.
Date published: 2016-08-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Does not clean I have family that previously owned a flooring company. They recommended using vinegar and water to clean the tile. We've tried everything from drying the tile after washing, to a steam cleaner and NOTHING gets the "footprints" smudging off the floor. It NEVER looks clean. We wanted something that looked clean and was easy to maintain. So disappointed in this tile.
Date published: 2016-08-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice but chips easily. This tile looks great IF you don't use a wet saw. It chips easily but for the price with a little extra care and use of a tile cutter you can't go wrong.
Date published: 2016-07-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't clean! I wanted tile throughout my house for easy cleaning. This tile doesn't come clean. I've tried every product on it. As I can see from other reviews, other people are having the same problem. It looks great in the store but after only 3 months of use, there are black areas. I've gotten down on hands and knees with a scrub brush and even that doesn't get it clean. These tiles are terrible.
Date published: 2016-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from horrible packing Ordered 6- boxes of 8 tiles each. Came from manufacturer(I suppose). Promptly received product in 3 days, via ups delivery. Came NOT packaged in original cartons. Was shipped in 12-boxes of 4 tiles each! Each box of 4 tiles was totally encapsulated wit expandable spray foam. I understand why this was done, but removing the tiles was more than I bargained for. It took 2 1/2 hours to get tiles out of boxes, and I was left with a mountain of cardboard, and expandable foam to dispose of! Was originally going to return order to store, but didn't (against my better judgement). Not Home Depots fault, but still not a good way to ship a product. Tile is nice, though. Be sure it's at a local store before purchasing it, though.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Uptown tile for bathroom and kitchen We installed the metro gris tile in our kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, and bonus room off the kitchen It looks great and is easy to sweep, mop, or wipe up. As other reviewers have mentioned, it does tend to show marks easily, like every time you come in form outside and walk across with your shoes on, you'll notice. So, we've started a new tradition of taking our shoes off when we come in. Then it stays beautiful without constant mopping. When our guys installed it, they did mention there was a lot of "ghosting" of the grout ... it was very hard to get the grout off the tiles and get it looking clean. But somehow they got it done. Regarding choosing the right grout color for this tile ... We used pewter grout on the metro gris tiles in the bathroom. From a photo I had of the work progress, I thought the pewter grout was too brownish. So we got the "dove gray" custom color grout for the kitchen. When I arrived on site and saw the pewter grout in the bathroom, it was PERFECT! The problem had been the lighting in the photo. And then ... when I saw the dove gray grout in the kitchen in person ... it was too blue/lavender ... oh darn. Oh well! It still looks fine in the kitchen, even with the mis-matched grout ... after all, the grout is a small amount of the whole surface area. Mostly you see the beautiful tiles. But now I know, for future reference ... if you want a grout color that will blend in with this tile (so the grout lines don't jump out at you), and one that matches the color of the tiles themselves ... the in-stock pewter grout is the one to get.
Date published: 2016-04-20
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