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Different Types Of Tiles And How They Are Installed

You have a lot to gain if you have tiles on the walls and the floor of your home . The main gain is that if they last for a long time without breaking out. When they are installed in the rental houses they gain much value. The rental houses look executive if they are tiled hence they attract the renters. You can tile both the floor of the walls. It is easy to clean a ceramic tile using a detergent and a soft cloth. The tiles can be put on the kitchen and other areas of the house. People use ceramic tiles in different settings due to its adaptable and versatile nature.

When you install the ceramic tile you do not need to worry much about its maintenance. Though it can be put on any room; it is mostly used for the kitchen and the bathrooms. You can install the tiles on another area like the hallways, the foyers, porches and the living areas. The material used for the ceramic tiles does not limit the user. The tiles are different in their colors, their sizes, and shapes. The equipment used to install the tiles are level, a pencil, wet tile saw, grout mixer, dust pun, drill, rough towel and many others. Make sure you use quality tiles. Installing tiles on your own is cost effective.

The first step in installing any tile is to have a plan for the process to be smooth and easy. Choose the right tile design and the pattern of the tile. Ask for guidance from the manufacturer on the tile design. You can also research online for the tile designs, and you can check the pictures available. Choose the right tile for each room. Use large tiles in that area that has a big space and small tiles for small rooms.

The colors you chose for the wall should be different from the colors you choose for the floor. You must have the precise measurements of the area you want to have the tiling. After you measure the area you can then calculate the total number of required tiles do not forget to include the gaps between the tiles. Ceramic tile is also used on others surface like on drywall, cement backer board, plaster and water resistance wall.

If you want to install the ceramic tile on around the tub you need to use green water-resistance or cement. Mark the area you want to install the tiles either horizontal or vertically. Start installing the ceramic tiles from the center point of the shower control if you are installing the ceramic tiles in the bathroom. Then you can progress working from right to left of the bathroom line.

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