DIY tiles cladding

DIY tiles cladding. Consider five useful tips on how to make cladding with tiles and how to prepare for this process. Simple tips that will help to carry out this process with their own hands, without the help of specialists.Today it is very relevant to do the facing of the premises with tiles, where there is a high degree of humidity and pollution, since this material has the characteristics of stability under the influence of both. For example, the kitchen, toilet, bathroom, hallway should be finished with ceramic tiles. However, today people are not limited to the standard use of this material and distribute its use in the general decoration of the house or apartment. Often, many of us prefer to make facing our own, using our own skills and capabilities. But actually how to make lining with tiles without the help of specialists? Let’s talk about it.

one. Facing with ceramic tiles has long gained great popularity. The reason for this is some useful characteristics of ceramic tiles, namely water -repellent properties, resistance to fire and mechanical influences, hygiene, durable life, a wide selection of design and styles. The tiles are very convenient to operate and does not require special care.

2. Before starting the process, firstly, it is necessary to determine the place where the tile installation is planned, because the factor that exactly the tile is suitable for it. It is known that tiles are for various purposes — for floor, walls, internal and external use. Some characteristics and properties of tiles depend on this. For example, for facing rooms such as the kitchen, the bathroom can be used for internal cladding. Such tiles have high moisture resistance, but does not really make sharp changes in temperature and exposure to atmospheric phenomena. If you use it outside, some time later it will lose its beneficial properties.

If you need to make lining outside, it is best to use facade tiles. It absorbs moisture less, while it has resistance to sharp temperature differences and the effects of harmful atmospheric phenomena.

For flooring, a special ceramic tile with a high degree of resistance under abrasion and mechanical influences is best suited.

It is also necessary to take into account the texture of the surface of the tile, for example, in the floor decoration it is better to use tiles with a rough surface to avoid slipping.

3. In most cases, during facing, it happens that the tile has to be cut for styling. You can cut the tiles with glass cutter or a cutter with a special tip. After which the tile can be easily split into parts. If the rough edges remain, they should be stained with.

four. Before the cladding itself, the surface should be prepared for the process. If the walls are even, it will be enough to clean them from excess dirt and dust. In the case of uneven walls, it is necessary to carry out plaster to align the surface.

It should be noted that the tile will sit better if it is exposed to water, cleaning and dipping it into the liquid. After that it should be thoroughly dried, about half an hour, and then you can start the cladding.

5. For the implementation of cladding, the cement-sand mixture and other additional substances are usually used, depending on the type of surface.

Of course, there are other nuances and skills on how to make lining with a tile of high -quality and reliable. If you do not dare to do it yourself, contact specialists, they will do everything for you.

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