Bathroom Business School
Why do some people’s tiles peel off in their new homes not long after they have been renovated?
This is especially true for bathroom tiles, and it’s because you didn’t do a good job when applying the tiles.
The following tells you seven tips to prevent bathroom tiles from falling off!
1, Baselayer hair pulling
In the bathroom wall tile paste before, you must first do a good job of grass-roots hair-pulling work. This is to increase the adhesion of the wall, in order to prevent the tile paste after the situation is not solid. Do not underestimate this step, this step plays a vital role in preventing the tiles from coming off.
2, Wall tiles dipped in water
It is important to note that the base should be fully watered and damp before tiling. 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, later, then easy to appear tile off the situation, so wall tile dip and grassroots watering is very necessary.
3, Clean up the base
If there is lime plaster, emulsion paint, wallpaper, and other decorative materials on the wall, or dirt on the ground, must be cleaned up. Otherwise, the cement mortar will not bond well with the base. In addition, if there are cracks in the wall itself, they need to be treated before the tiles can be applied. This can avoid future cracks become larger resulting in wall tiles cracking or falling off the situation.
4, Draw lines
Before paving tiles, you need to find a good vertical line in advance. The tiles paved with this as a benchmark will only be uniform in height and vertical in beauty. In addition, construction before the wall needs to be popped up around the elevation control line. Pop-out crosshairs on the ground to facilitate the control of tile separation size.
Firstly, the color, texture and surface flatness of the tiles should be strictly selected on the basis of the design requirements of the drawings, and then pre-paved in accordance with the requirements of the drawings. The size, colour and texture errors that may occur in the pre-paving should be adjusted and exchanged until the best results are achieved, and then stacked neatly according to the paving smoothly.
The tiles should be paved with 1:3 dry hard cement mortar. Mortar thickness should be controlled at about 20mm. The back of the tiles should be wet before paving, and the front side should be dry. Place the tiles on the cement mortar as required and tap the tile surface with a rubber hammer until it is dense and flat. Tile master in the application of mortar will generally be very evenly coated, is to prevent the emergence of tile bulging.
7, Hooking joints
Tile paving 24 hours after the clean-up hooking. Hooking before the tile seam should be wiped clean of impurities, and then hooked with a special caulk. Through the above 7 methods, it is effective in reducing the occurrence of tile shedding, I hope you remember!