How to Install Ceramic Floor Tiles

Post On: June 16, 2010

The function of the floor is as the foundation covers of home to make it look clean and also easy to clean. The kinds of floor that has long been known is the floor tile, marble, terrazzo, granite, wood parquet and ceramic floors. Floor tile is the floors that many chosen because of the styles and colors, the price is varied and easy in maintenance.

Ceramic Tile Installation

When installing ceramic tile floor needs to be done carefully to avoid damage to the house such as floor cracks, floor down, chipped or broken grout and the floor rose.
There are several things to be consider and do when the installation of floor tiles:

1. Using a mixture of materials or sub-floor adhesive is good because if it is used otherwise could lead to air trapped in the bottom of the ceramic when the knock will be heard loudly (hollow), so susceptible of damage.

2. Using specialized materials for nat (tile grout) that are available in various colors that can be adjusted to the taste, whether uniform color with the color of grout or tile grout lines to create a contrast with the color of floor tiles.

Ceramic Tile

3. Let some space between the meetings of ceramic floor and wall or in the contents with an elastic material such as rubber in order to flexibly follow the expansion and shrinkage of the ceramic if the movement of flexible structures.

Installation of floor tiles can be used as alternatives in managing their own residential interior design with a growing number of ceramic motifs that can be selected as the motive of wood, iron motif, motif ornaments etc, to support the unity of design of a room.

Tiles are generally used for floors, roofs, and walls, showers, or other objects such as tabletops, but it often used to form floor and wall coverings. Tiles are often made from ceramic. Floor tiles are typically set into mortar consisting of sand, cement and often a latex additive for extra adhesion. Ceramic tile for use in wet areas can be made more slip resistant either by using very small tiles so that the grout lines acts as grooves or by imprinting a contour pattern onto the face of the tile.

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