How to Reduce Damage When Drilling Through Mosaic Tile

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What You'll Need
Masking tape
Tile drill bit
Spray bottle

Mosaic tile is beautiful style. The tiles are arranged in intricate patterns; a time may come when you need to drill a hole through the mosaic tile. To reduce the damage done to the mosaic tile, follow these steps.

Step 1 - Mark the Spot

Determine where on the mosaic tile you want to drill the hole. Place 2 pieces of masking tape where you want to drill the hole. Form the tape in and "X" with the center of the "X" marking the spot for the hole.

Step 2 - Prepare the Drill

Install the tile drill bit and spray it down with cold water. Place the drill over the tape and hold the drill as level as possible.

Step 3 - Drill the Hole

Mosaic tile is very touchy. When you drill the hole, make sure that the drill bit is level. Use even pressure while spraying the bit.