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September 01, 2016 23:00

Tile for bath: recommendations on the selection and installation

tile baths: recommendations on the selection

are two types of tiles for bath - neemalirovannuyu and enamel (ie, glazed).It is best to choose a second type (enamel) because it took double firing, which increases its strength characteristics and resistance to temperature extremes.The first type will fail faster.

addition type is also important to choose a suitable texture surface.The front side must necessarily be rough, to prevent injuries and falls.The basis of the tiles is also necessary to choose correctly.Recommended usually smooth base, not porous, since moisture absorption capacity of the first lot less.

Plus, note form (rectangular, square, hexagonal and octagonal), which can be sometimes very attractive.If the finish tile baths will be his own, it is best to take the typical square shape for easy packing.Carefully pick up the glue (water-resistant).It will firmly hold together the base and the tile so that it will not "move out" under their feet.

tiles for bath: the benefits

It would seem that the tree is the perfect material for finishing baths.And rightly so, because it is a natural material.But it does not always cover the wood dry out quickly and are hygienic, because, at times, in the tree can accumulate bacteria and mold to form.

much more practical in this regard is a tile bath floor.The fact is that it dries quickly and easy to care for.With it easier to organize coverage bias (for easy flow of water into the holes).Moreover, it does not develop mold and fungus , but because it is also a very hygienic.

additional point, which can be identified - suitable for floor tiles in the bath and finishing ovens.It her many veneer-iron pots stove , which acquire an attractive appearance and get protection against excessive fluctuations of temperature and humidity.

Laying tiles in the bath

Once was chosen ceramic wall tiles, the question arises - how to put in the bath tiles on the floor?In fact, the application process is no different from laying in ordinary rooms.There are some nuances that should be taken into account.In particular, the proper selection of heat-resistant adhesives and mastics (but it is enough to come to the store and buy the appropriate).However, first things first.

First prepare the surface.It should be dry, clean and level.Laying begin with the most angle under review.To do this, stand on the threshold of the room and examine (a portion in sight).Flooring tile for bath floor is not level, but at a slight slope (1: 100) in the direction of the drain.Do this deviation exclusively to water does not stagnate.

Then prepare mastic adhesives or mortar according to the instructions spelled out on the packaging.Apply directly to the composition of each tile."Evenness" series is monitored by the level of rail.Exude excess mixture from the edges are removed with a spatula and applied to the next tile stickers.The width of the joints between the tiles to be about 2-4 mm.The connecting joints are controlled by crosses.

In the final stage, when the floor tiles laid in the bath, done grouting.It is necessary to strengthen joints and prevent the accumulation of dirt.Use for grouting can also be a mixture of glue, but with the addition of some pigments (to give the appropriate color).After the paint mixture is washed off with a cloth or damp sponge.