Seven Tips For More Durable Bathroom Tiles!
Why do some people’s new house tiles fall off not long after renovation? Especially the bathroom tiles, they fall off more. That’s because the tiles are not doing a good job when they are being tiled. Here I tell you seven tips to prevent bathroom tiles from falling off.
1, Base Hair Pulling
Before pasting the bathroom tiles, be sure to do a good job of grass-roots hair pulling. This is to increase the adhesion of the wall, in order to prevent the emergence of unsoundness after the paste tile. Do not underestimate this step, because this step plays a vital role in preventing tiles from coming off.
2、Wall Tiles Dipped In Water
It is important to note that before tiling, the grassroots should be fully watered and moist. Otherwise, the moisture in the mortar will be quickly absorbed by the dry base and tiles and quickly coalesce. This will affect its bonding fastness. After some time, the bathroom tiles will easily fall off here. Therefore, the bathroom tiles will be immersed in water as well as watering the base is very necessary.
3、Clean Up The Base
If the wall has lime plaster, latex paint, wallpaper and other decorations, or dirt on the ground, you must clean up, otherwise, the cement mortar and the grass-roots level will not have a firm bond. In addition, if the wall itself has cracks, you need to deal with them before you can paste tiles. This can avoid wall tiles cracking or falling off later when the cracks become larger.
Before paving tiles, you need to find a good vertical line in advance. With this as a benchmark, the tiles paved out will be uniform in height and vertical beauty. In addition, before construction, you need to pop out the elevation control line around the wall. The crosshairs are popped out on the ground to facilitate the control of tile separation size.
First of all, the bathroom tiles should be strictly selected on the basis of the design requirements of the drawings, such as color, texture, surface flatness, etc., and then pre-paving in accordance with the requirements of the drawings. You should adjust and exchange the possible size, color and texture errors in the pre-paving until the best results are achieved, and then pile up neatly according to the paving smooth spare.
When laying tiles, you should choose 1:3 dry hard cement mortar. The thickness of the mortar should be controlled at about 20mm. Before paving, the back of the tiles should be kept wet; the front of the tiles should be kept dry. Put the bathroom tiles on the cement mortar as required. Tap the tile surface with a rubber hammer until it is dense and flat. In the tiler master coating mortar, they will generally be coated very evenly, just to prevent the tiles bulge up.
After 24 hours of tiling, you can clean up the hooking. Before hooking the seam, the tile should be wiped clean of impurities in the seam, and then hooked with a special caulk.
The above 7 methods, can effectively reduce the occurrence of tile shedding. I hope you remember!