Tips On Making The Right Choice For Your Bathroom Tiles Installation.
Many people find relaxation and soothing environment in the bathroom from the days stress. 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.
Having bright coloured tiles for a small bathroom would be a great idea because they are able to reflect light making the bathroom to appear more spacious unlike the dark coloured tiles which make it look smaller.The layout designs of the tiles basically affects their pricing.
Installation of tiles without any professional help from a tile installer is possible if one has the right tools that include a tile cutter, a tape measure, a pencil, grout, spreader, spacers and tiles, level, sponge, goggles and some pairs of glove. For self-installation, the steps below will offer the needed guidance.
make sure that you remove all the tiles and all papers that were there previously and check the surface to make sure that it is dry to prevent the tiles from coming off.
Lay out the tiles on the cleaned surface so that you can have an idea of how they will look when you are done with the installation. you can then take and record your measurements
Cut the tiles according to your measurements. It is very important that you double check the measurements for accuracy.
With the tiles laid down same as in step 2, lift every tile and put some adhesive under it and lay it back and don’t forget to wipe off the excess adhesive before it dries. For the adhesive to set properly, leave the surface overnight.
Use the pair of gloves to add the grout.Remove the spacers and add the grout making sure that you wipe the excess ones with the sponge.
Porcelain poses superior characteristics in terms of quality, durability and ease to clean and maintain that makes it stand out for installation in the bathroom. They are 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 gives one a wide range to choose from.
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.