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August 12, 2017 18:06

Skirting Bathroom : ceramic , plastic , ceiling

Plastic plinth for the bathroom
  • Necessity
  • Ceiling and floor skirting
  • Plastic curb
  • ceramic baseboards and corners of the ceramic
  • Borders marble
  • curb tape
  • Fixing plinth
  • installation skirting the perimeter of the bathroom
  • Fastening ceiling and floor skirting
  • Installing self-adhesive skirting

carried out simply enough in the past arrangement of the bathroom.The room itself is located bath, small size sink and washing machine.When repairing the walls painted or lined with tiles and skirting boards are not used.Sutures are placed between the finishing materials will be overwritten with cement mortar or putty.

obstacles to the flow of water through the seams of their annual staining was used.At present, cement processing joints replaced plastic or ceramic floor.According to performance and price, this material is presented in a wide range.

Ceramic bath on a plinth

It prevents the penetration of moisture in the wall located between the surface and the bath itself joints. This safeguard against damage to expensive finishing

materials and enhances the aesthetic appeal of the bathroom.


ceramic or regular plinth is used in the design of the floor and ceiling of the bathroom.It is quite easy to install and perfectly withstand frequent temperature changes and high humidity.

Plinths and curbs in the design of the bathroom

At the junction of the bath with walls to prevent moisture and mold using special skirtings and curbs.Also, this finishing material flooring frame with jagged edges, and is pressed against the surface of the floor covering of the linoleum.

In some types of moldings can lay and hide electrical cords or make a warm floor plinth.

Warm baseboards in the bathroom

This suggests that the modern plinth is fairly functional element finishing the bathroom.Currently, the plinth is also a decorative piece, which gives the interior of the room a finished look.

Ceiling and floor skirting

Plinth gives the bathroom a neat appearance and protects the joints with fixtures against moisture and mold. There are different types of skirting boards:

  • wooden
  • plastic laminated veneer

material is selected depending on the type of surface to be connected to them.Currently, demand is considered to be a plastic floor plinth, which is available at a cost for multiple customers.

Floor baseboards in the bathroom

material manufacturing ceiling moldings is:

  • polyurethane
  • foam
  • wooden base
  • plastic

plaster ceiling in the bathroom often drawn wooden plinth, but he quickly crackedof high humidity.Choice of ceiling moldings should be carried out taking into account the whole project, since this element must be in harmony with the rest of the surrounding surfaces.

Ceiling moldings Bathroom

Plastic curb

plastic border that is installed in the bathroom, a light waterproof angular profile.Its length can be up to 250 centimeters.

Plastic plinth mounted under the finishing material

Border used to mask located between the bathroom wall and its interface and to protect it from moisture.It can be installed under the ceramic tile, that is, before applying it to the wall and to be adjacent thereto.Therefore, this material is divided into internal and external.

Currently manufacturers produce borders with rubberized edges for protection against moisture and tight installation.They are sold in conjunction with a set of accessories consisting of angles designed for connecting plugs and other elements.

Ceramic skirting and corners of the ceramic

Corner of ceramic, which is installed in the bathroom, has a non-porous structure and durability, so it is durable and does not deform over time.Unfortunately, ceramic area prone to mechanical damage.It easily breaks even by slight impact.Besides area is quite complex to install - using it is quite difficult to repeat the various curves and asymmetrical shape.Its hard to put into baths of irregular shape.

With decorative plinth made of ceramic tile, you can make color accents, dilute or maintain the overall style of the interior.It can be installed both on the tile, and under it.

Small ceramic
Plinth made ​​of ceramic tile

Borders marble

curbs made of marble, have a beautiful appearance and characteristics.They are durable elements reliably protect the joint from moisture penetration.Also, curbs are used as luxury items of decor for decorating the room.

downside is their combination with other materials, finishes, because of the marble curbs are rarely combined with the standard interior, but can make the spirit of luxury and exclusivity to any interior, but usually this kind of border is selected for costly finishing materials such as natural stone, mosaicagglomerate.

Curbs bathroom made ​​of marble

When in the selection preference is given to the marble curb mounted bath also must comply.Small, regular bathroom will look strange in the frame of a marble frieze.In addition to its beauty marble curbs distinguished by high quality performance, durability, and the biggest drawback is the high cost of this material.

curb tape

curb tape is now considered the most popular material providing sealing joints between household plumbing fixtures and various surfaces.Curbing tape easy to install and low cost of making it available to any customer.

Curbing tape for bathrooms

Polyethylene tape-border is not deformed under different loads, is resistant to household chemicals and damage during operation.

Due to the use of a special adhesive tape adheres to any smooth glossy surfaces.Its main drawback is intolerant of acidic silicones, due to which the tape is warped and behind the surface.This fact is certainly taken into account during the installation of curb tape.Also, another drawback is considered to be its fragility.The tape needs to be replaced after three years after the installation.

Fixing plinth

plinth is glued to the joint using a special adhesive or moisture-resistant silicone sealant.Also, it may be a "liquid nail".Usually light plinths made of plastic glue on the sealant, heavy ceramic or stone require the use of liquid nails.

Procedure for fixing the plinth:

  • thorough cleansing of the joint from dirt and dust
  • drying of the joint and surrounding surfaces
  • applying adhesive or sealant
  • sticking with power by pressure

mounting plinth on bathroom perimetre

Procedure for installing skirting on liquid nails:

  • Determining the level of the floor and walls, as when fixing a plinth liquid nails requires a perfectly flat surface
  • Definition corners of conformity in the room to 90 degrees using a polygon
  • perimeter measurementbathroom tape
  • Applying liquid nails on the back side of the plinth and deputed him to the wall with a compound
  • joint space pridavlivaniya skirting anything heavy for a better fixing
  • fixing baseboards around the perimeter of the room
Plinth in bathroom

Securing the ceiling and floor skirting

for fixing the ceiling or floor skirting is required adhesive used for bonding modern ceiling tiles.Enough difficult step is trimming the ends of the baseboard to them during installation docked correctly.

Laying ceramic plinth

to cut the plinth is used stationery knife.On the surface of the adhesive material applied as a thin strip, after which the plinth is attached to the surface.Excess adhesive is removed with a dry sponge or a clean cloth.At the time of the last fixing skirting requires care and accuracy.This plinth is adjusted along the length of the very first and trimmed at an angle of 45 degrees, which ensures its good connections and prevents cracks and gaps.If they are still there, apply a light silicone sealant to get rid of them.

How to cut the plinth

Installing self-adhesive skirting

Adhesive skirting requires less effort during installation.With its adhesive side of the protective strip is removed, after which the plinth is applied to the installation site.To identify the right angle for mounting a self-adhesive tape is applied spatula.The disadvantage of the self-adhesive skirting a short lifespan.

important prerequisite is the installation surface, which should be properly prepared, that is leveled and dried.If you do not, under the plinth can get wet.