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DYI Tips For 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. Bathroom tiles are very critical. Having bathroom tiles is important for the entire appearance as it is for the floors and walls. You can choose bathroom tiles from the variety of patterns, textures, designs and themes that they come in depending on your tastes and preferences.
When choosing tiles for a small bathroom it would be a good idea to buy bright coloured tiles because they reflect light which makes the bathroom appear spacious rather than the dark coloured once because the make the bathroom appear smaller. 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. For self-installation, the steps below will offer the needed guidance.
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.
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
According to your measurements, carefully cut the tiles.Double checking the measurements is important because it helps you maintain the accuracy.
As you had laid the tiles down in step 2, lift every tile up and put some adhesive under it, lay it back to its position and use the sponge to wipe off the excess adhesive. For the adhesive to set properly, leave the surface overnight.
Use the pair of gloves to add the 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. 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.
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