Tiles Laying Instructions

WALL REQUIREMENT

The wall should be strong and flat, surface be smooth, The wall should be waxed/printed. Wall should be clean and dry. If the tiling has to be done on plywood the surface of wall should sealed with 50% volume mixture of PVA and water.

TILES PREPARATION

Mix the tiles from different cartoon which will help in fine blending of shades.

TILES LAYING

Firstly, apply the high quality ceramic adhesive on the wall an place first tile on the corner. Appy even pressure on the four corner of the tile to ensure stiking. Fill the area of the wall that can be filles with the tile without cutting and leave if for at least 12 hours. Fill the rest of area with the measures and cut tiles.

TAMPING PROCESS

To ensure the proper contact of tiles with the wall, eveny temp the tile with a rubber mallet tamp.

APPLYING GROUT

On the next date, the grouting is done. Apply the grout diagonally between the tile using a sponge to fill the gaps between the tiles. Clean and wipe the surplus grout with a sponge.

WINDOW RECESS TILLING AND CUTTING

Tile has to be in "L" shape for window recess. Cut a line from center to edge and than draw a right angle line vertical down. Cut the line to get on "L" shapethat can fit in a window.

ACCESSARY TILE FITTING

While laying the normal tiles, keep on empty space where a accessary tiles will be fit. Apply the adhesive on the back of accessary tiles and place if uniformly in the space and apply even pressure to place the accessary tile.

TILES DRILLING

Apply masking tope to cover the area to be drilling. Mark the position of hole and drill the hole with lowest possible pressure on the drill.

CORVE CUTTING

To fit the tile in the cut surface of washbasin etc. measure and mark the curve in cardboard and place the cardboard on the to cut it.

HOLE CUTTING

To pass the pipe through the tile, the tile to be cut in a specific manner. Mark the position on the tile, which the tile will occupy. Draw a straight line passing through the center of the circle, cut the tile on the drawn. Cut the semi circle on each of the half and when these two halves placed together will form a hole.

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