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August 12, 2017 18:08

How to cut tile correctly


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How to cut tile picture This is perhaps the most popular material that is used for finishing work in the bathroom and kitchen.Now the choice of tiles is so great that everyone can pick up a lining material according to your taste and financial possibilities.At the same time bearing in mind that a master tiler services not everyone can afford, many laid tile with their hands.And of course, in the process of tiling there are questions about how to properly perform a particular procedure.And, perhaps most of all the issues - cutting tiles and how to make a hole in it.Here are a few recommendations that will help to solve this problem.

right cut tile with their hands

First, before you start to cut the tiles, it must be soaked in water.For soaking procedure is enough for 40 minutes.After that you need to make a markup on the enamel, it uses a soft pencil or marker.You should also remember that the cut line should be no closer than 1-0.8 cm

from the edge of the tile itself.

very important point - an incision made only once, at the same time the pressure on the glass cutter should be distributed evenly to avoid the appearance of excess burrs and scratches.After that comes the procedure for breaking tiles.Breaking tiles in several ways.The first way: it is necessary to combine a cut on the tile with the edge of the table, and then click on the part of the tile, which stands for the edge of the table, the tiles will be broken on the exact cut line.The second way is to cut by (groove) on the tile, Manufactured glass cutter, put a small stud or a match and is easy to put pressure on the tile with the two sides of the score line.

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How to cut tile Tile

If you need to cut the floor tile, the tile cutter is used, as in the photo above - a special cutter for tile marked slot.Tile unlike steloreza is that its wheel is considerably greater than the glass cutter, and this leads to a deeper incision.Tile also has a special mechanism by which you can crush the tiles into pieces produced immediately after the incision.It should be noted that if the cut floor tiles, this mechanism must be made of metal.For wall tiles is fine plastic analogue of the Tile.

Of course, there are other methods and tools for cutting tiles, but in this article have been considered the most affordable ways in which you can use at home.If you do that - it does not go - ask questions in the comments and we'll find out.