Marble – Getting Started & Next Steps
DYI Tips For Bathroom Tiles Installation.
To many people a bathroom provides a relaxing and soothing environment from everyday life. A good bathroom floor should be attractive, water resistant, durable, easy to clean, allergy free and safe to walk making it critical to choose the right floor. The most important aspect of your bathroom is the bathroom tiles. Having bathroom tiles is important for the entire appearance as it is for the floors and walls.Bathroom tiles come in different patterns, textures, designs and themes to choose from according to your tastes and preferences.
Bright coloured tiles reflect light making a room seem spacious while dark coloured tile makes a room appear small making bright coloured tiles ideal for a small bathroom. The cost of the tiles can be affected by its layout designs.
With tools such as tile cutter, tape measure, pencil, grout, spreader, spacers and tiles, level, sponge, goggles and gloves one can be able to install tiles by themselves with ease without hiring a tile installer. Below are step by step tiles installation tips.
Making sure that the surface is dry will allow new installation of tiles without coming off and ensure that you remove all the tiles and wall papers that were there before.
To have an idea of how the bathroom will look after the installation lay out the tiles on the cleaned surface. you can then take and record your measurements
use the tile cutter to cut the tiles according to your measurements. It is very important that you double check the measurements for accuracy.
Put some adhesive under every time and ensure that you wipe the excess before it dries up.Leave the surface overnight so that the adhesive can properly set.
Finally, you can use your gloves to add a grout. You have to remove the spacers in order to add the grout and always wipe of the excess.
With the very best characteristics such as good quality, durability and ease to clean and maintain, porcelain is the most suitable tile for the bathroom. It also have some other desirable qualities such as hard, scratch free, dense, and less porous, have the exact same colour and texture as the surface and come in different shapes, sizes and design giving the buyer a great freedom of choice.
Always have a budgeted plan of what you are willing and able to afford to cover the entire cost of tiles installation so that it can guide your decision making.
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