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August 12, 2017 18:08

Sticker tile on drywall


  • 1 How to properly prepare the surface for laying tiles on plasterboard
  • 2 How to glue the tiles on the drywall in the bathroom
  • 3 procedure for laying tiles on the surface of the drywall sheets

Plasterboard sheets are widely used for surfacing, preparing it for the installation of various finishing materials.As the finishing materials are used not only different types of wallpaper and flooring, cork or laminate panels, wood plitka.Rassmotrim as gluing tile gipsokarton.Poskolku on the basis of gypsum board is gypsum G-4, has the ability to regulate humidity, the gluetiles on gypsum board is easy.

How to properly prepare the surface for laying tiles on plasterboard

Plasterboard sheets are produced of several types.
tiles can be installed on any type of drywall.But in wet areas it is recommended to use moisture resistant plasterboard gypsum plasterboard type, GVLV.

Before sticker tile, it is necessary to prepare the surface.

Step 1

Connecting joints drywall sheets neces

sarily shpaklyuyut butt putty.

Caulking butt joints

Caulking butt joints

recommend using butt putty plasterboard Knauf company.It is best to use dry mixes Uniflot, Tifengrund or Fugen Fyuler.
Among other mixtures can recommend putty firm UNIKMA called Ceresit, putty Kiilto Finnish company called Keston.

of domestic materials is better to use putty brand Gipsomontazh production company forward.

Gidromontazh putty Features:
is a dry white blend, which is based plaster with polymer, water-repellent additives.
mixes easily in water, forms a good ductility with high adhesion mortar mixture.Water absorption of the solution does not exceed 5%.
Suitable for installation of gypsum boards, and their shpaklevanii bonding to a flat surface.In combination with the reinforcing tape is used for sealing of joints sheets of drywall.

way, putty joints and surface gypsum board under the tile adhesive can be a solution for tiling.
When the plaster dries, the surface must be clean.This is done using a wide spatula.Spatula held at an angle of 30º to the surface and is found on it.This removes all the bumps, particles of plaster, putty.

Step 2

Priming the surface of the gypsum board

Primer sheet

surface gypsum plasterboard is primed in two layers.The second primer layer is applied only after the complete drying of the previous layer.As a primer is recommended to use the primer Deep penetration manufactured well-known companies Knauf, UNIKMA.For example: Rotband Grund, Betocontakt.

From domestic primer best to use the primer Monolith.

primer Monolith Features:

    - high penetrating power;
    - creates a high adhesive property;
    - gives the surface a higher water repellency;
    - promotes uniform staining the surface;
    - prevents the appearance of mold and mildew;
    - dries quickly;
    -environmental safe and odorless.

Before applying the primer the surface is cleaned by Monolith chalk, dust and greasy spots.Before applying primer Concrete must be thoroughly mixed.The primer can be applied by spray, roller, brush.
Apply primer can be at a temperature of at least + 5 ° C.Do not apply primer on the frozen surface of the monolith.

Step 3
Proper sticker tile
How to put a tile on drywall?

tile start to stack on drywall, once thoroughly dry the last coat of primer.
can put tile on drywall using different materials:

    - sticker tile using cement foundations;
    - use as an adhesive liquid nails;
    - application as a special adhesive flexible tile adhesive.

recommended to use the brand Ceresit CM 11 From adhesives, cement-base, CM 12, CM 17;Master Standard and Normal.
as liquid nails is best applied to latex adhesives are acrylic based.But liquid nails on the basis of organic solvents in the household should be avoided.

With liquid nails can be glued tiles lightweight.

Gluing tile on drywall can be a variety of methods:

    - laying tiles next to each other;
    - laying a new series with a shift by half the previous row of tiles;
    - laying herringbone tiles;
    - tiling diagonal;
    - tiling with herringbone attach;
    - tiling modular grid.
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best to glue the tiles on gypsum board with a special tile adhesive.You get high-quality surface for many years, although in monetary terms, some will lose.
But any method on the surface of the fixing plasterboard tile allows you to get high quality results.
From adhesives for laying tiles on gypsum board is recommended to use Ceresit adhesives, Tim-35 Elast, Plitonit.
Incidentally, the tile adhesive is discharged in a dry mix and ready to use.Here is a list of ready-made adhesives: Neomid firm glue, adhesive Terraco company.

From domestic brands such adhesives can be recommended, as the same Neomid or as a dry mix of the company Volma.The calculation of the amount of tile adhesive.

When mixing dry mixes should strictly comply with the requirements for the preparation of the solution instructions strictly to maintain the proportions of water and solids.

Properly cooked glutinous mixture will not pereuvlazhnyat cardboard.And this is very important because excess moisture leads to deformation of the drywall sheets.

How to glue the tiles on the drywall in the bathroom

Sticking tiles in the bathroom

Sticking tiles in the bathroom

We must remember that the recommended materials for surface preparation and laying of tiles on plasterboard in the bathroom for rooms withhigh humidity.The basis of such material is cement.

Before stick tile in the bathroom, be sure it is necessary to prepare the surface.
joints drywall sheets are sealed special putty, the surface is cleaned and primed.
After complete drying of the soil from the tiles laid out a layout is calculated the required number of tiles in the entire row.
applied markings of the bottom row with a level gauge installed support bars.
tile is laid, starting from the second row.Online calculator for calculating the required number of tiles for the bathroom.

Do not forget to control the flatness after laying each two rows and vertical level of the upper row.
Know!Time livelihoods of glue for tiles less than 20 ... 30 minutes.
is necessary to prepare as much adhesive as you can use the faster this period.

adhesive thickness should be within 5 mm.Glue is applied to the wall with a notched trowel is a comb.Excess adhesive is removed, which is not enough, is leveled.Be sure greased tiles on the inside.
Applying the tile, do not forget to set restrictive crosses.
Allow to stand for two hours and proceed to clean the tiles on the adhesive.It should be made obligatory, or traces of glue will be difficult to remove.
And the last step, the application of grout layer.Calculator for grouting tiles.

In the following video the process of stickers tiles on plasterboard sheets in the bathroom considered in detail.


    - before laying the tile surface priming is recommended to use the primer deep penetration type Rotband Grund;
    - putty joints are best designed for this purpose solutions of dry Uniflot type mixtures or Tifengrund Fugen Fyuler;
    - for laying tiles is recommended to use a special type of tile adhesive Ceresit, TiM-35 Elast, Plitonit;
    - for a budget option suitable mix of domestic producers.

Here is a list of some auxiliary materials for laying of tiles on plasterboard manufactured by domestic producers:

  • Deep penetration primer: Concrete, Colour, Lakra, soil GCR-1;
  • filler for joints drywall sheets: Palaplaster company Palladium, putty firm Kreps;
  • Adhesives Drywall: Company Kreps, Petromiks, Perel, ASTC "Alit".

procedure for laying tiles on the surface of the drywall sheets

begin to lay tile from the second row.
To do this on a level mark out the position of the tile in the bottom row, the upper limit mark.
Knowing the height of your tiling, the size of the tiles to be laid, are not difficult to calculate how high must undergo marking line.
On line marking fixed wooden or metal rail profile, which will serve as a support for the second row of tiles to be laid.
Stacked series, give the glue time to grab and move to the laying of the next row.In one day, it is not recommended to stack more than three rows.
When stacked all the rows, remove the support rails and glue the bottom row.Tips how to quickly apply tile adhesive on the tile.

Try and succeed!