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September 08, 2016 23:03

Grouting of ceramic tiles in the bathroom with their hands , moisture-proof , Ceresit

Grout Tile
  • Purpose
  • correct choice of composition
    • Cement
    • Epoxy
    • With latex
  • Top
  • porous tiles
  • selection mix colors for joints of ceramic tiles
  • Transparent tiled grout
  • Guide

Grouting tile indoor bathrooms is both simple and responsible work.Knowledge is necessary proper implementation of the process and the correct selection of grouts.

Impaired technology grouting tile joints will lead to ugly appearance, and the appearance of mold and mildew due to elevated humidity levels.

Purpose

mixture Trowel tile is dry cement-based materials. With it, fill the joints between tiles laid, which gives the surface of the decorative and protects it from moisture penetration.

tile joints that are carefully cleaned of tile adhesive prepared before applying the grout.Floor tiles necessarily cleaner.Trowel mixture was diluted with water to a cream state and is applied with a spatula into the joints.

Then use a sponge or damp cloth grout is attached to the concave shape and smoothness.All grout re

sidues are removed from the tile surface until hardening.

Grouting in tiles

correct choice of composition

required trowel mixture selected after reviewing its composition and properties.The operating conditions in the bathroom is very important its moisture resistance.

Currently in the domestic market are two types of materials present grout.The first is made based on cement, and the second consists of epoxy resin.

Cement

leaky and are afraid of cleaning chemicals.By such color grout represented in gray, and white.

When using cement grout in the bathroom, use hydrophobizator that pridvst surface moisture.

Cement grout

Epoxy

consist of resin and hardener kind.The seams of a grout resistant to various damages and use of chemicals.They retain their color over 50 years.The cost of such grouting greatly exceeds the price of material based on cement, so it is rarely used in a domestic environment.Most often, such a grout used for joints wider than 6 millimeters.

Epoxy grout

With latex

The stores also sold grout with a small amount of latex, after the application requires a moisture-resistant coating varnish.In this case, floating for a long time preserves the natural color.

Trowel mix with latex

Top

Today wipe dry mixture to the domestic market supplies a variety of manufacturers.

trowel mix

Almost a third of the domestic market takes a company for the production of Knauf grout mixtures. Sales of products of this manufacturer are increasing year by year.In Russia, the company has been known for more than twenty years.Its branches are located all over the world.

Dry rubbing a mixture of Volma producer widely known to Russian consumers.They are represented in dozens of titles.The company in the domestic market grouts is in second place.It has five operating plants.

most famous producer of the modern line of grout tile joints is considered a German company under the name of Henkel. It is engaged in the production of a range of finishing materials under the name Ceresit.All products of this popular brand has a great quality, which is characteristic enough of German manufacture.

mixture for grouting "Ceresit" ( "Ceresit") not absorb a variety of pollution and has a high frost resistance.This allows you to use it in the open air street, as well as in areas with high humidity levels.Also, this mass trowel used for finishing tiled modern floor heating in any room.

manufacturer of modern blends, created on the basis of cement, is a group of companies under the name of Eunice, located on the total volume of production in second place.All the products have a five year warranty on the results of finishing works using materials produced.

Located in the Russian branch of the famous French producer Saint-Gobain produces large volumes of high-quality dry grouts.The company's products in demand in more than 42 countries around the world.

porous tiles

When repairing tile grout with a relief pattern is produced accurately, in fact got on the tile grout surface topography caused to scores and results in damage to the material.

When working with this kind of modern tile trowel mixture should be applied with the finger previously put on thin rubber gloves.Any remaining grout on the tile surface should be washed off immediately.

For the first installment of the work should be given a small part of the wall or floor coverings.If in this area in the course of work a positive result, it is possible to safely carry out the entire volume of work.

Grouting in rubber gloves

Selection of color mix for joints of ceramic tiles

Great value has coloring grout, which are overwritten joints of ceramic tiles.Each modern manufacturers to produce a wide range of colors trowel mixture whereby the desired color is selected.

tile seams having default settings, most often treated with a mixture of contrasting color, gives the surface a strict and expressive look.When poor-quality installation of tiles that color will emphasize all resulting disadvantages.

contrast grout

selected in a single tone, which allows to make a smooth fashion mosaic color with a relief structure trowel mixture structure visible. This contrasting color emphasizes the size of a tile.Glass modern mosaic most often treated with a mixture of transparent trowel.

for easy determination of the color of acquired piece of ceramic tile, which is chosen grout.If it goes well with the tiled surface, it is possible to acquire the entire treated area.

Defining grout color

transparent grout tiled

colorless grouting solution consists of a hardener, a crumb of glass and epoxy resin.It must be remembered that the grout is not fully transparent.

Because small glass chips in the composition of the light passes through the transfer of grout colors inside seam material.This grout is very useful for the treatment of small joints of about 2 mm in mosaic compositions.Sometimes the mosaic can be glued on the grout.

Grout Mosaic

The main purpose of this is to preserve the external trowels magnificent species tiled mosaic, which joints are not allocated, so it looks natural .The solution is transparent grout is prepared in small portions using an electronic balance.This is required for uniform application of proper and easy alignment and for timely clearing residual material from the tile.

If this is not done during the day epoxy grout hardens and will appear whitish film, which can be removed only by acid chemical cleaners.Two days later, the remains are removed only by chemical acids.A week later, the remains of grout will help remove only the Bulgarian, that hurt interior.The work with the grout requires slow and accuracy.First, it must be carried out using the probe.

Guide

When repairing tile joints overwritten in several stages:

  • Produced mixing of materials to obtain a solution.
  • The mixture is kept for better getting wet.
  • is re-stirring the mixture.
  • Held distribution of the working solution.
  • Tile grout is cleaned of excess.

Grout for tile joints prepared in the following manner:

  1. The dry bucket is filled with liquid.
  2. Gradually add dry material to be mixed with an electric mixer, which should be fully immersed in the solution to prevent the ingress of air into the mixture.
  3. After mixing the entire mixture to the resulting solution to stand for ten minutes added liquid.
  4. Grout mixed thoroughly until the disappearance of lumps.

Implementation grouting tiles carried out as follows:

  • prepared material is laid out on a hill tiled surface.
  • solution is distributed on the surface of the trowel grater, which is held at an angle of 30 degrees with respect to the tile.
  • Then use the grater working solution is pressed into the seam for a more dense filling.

grout fills all the voids near the tiles formed after application of the adhesive layer.