Tip 1: How to cover up the tiles

appearance of your tiles depends not only on how beautiful she tile.And not only on how exactly it is laid.Sloppy, uneven tile joints can spoil the impression of even the most expensive tiles .Work on grouting requires expertise and professionalism.If you have free time, patience and precision to cover the seams tiles can almost anyone.
you need
  • - knife;
  • - rubber spatula;
  • - sponge;
  • - cloths;
  • - metal spatula;
  • - pliers or tongs
Guide
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Carefully remove remnants of dried glue with a metal spatula.
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Remove separation "cross", situated between the tiles, using a sharp knife.To do this pry "cross" the tip of the knife, and then pull out with pliers or tongs.To carry out this work requires very careful not to damage the enamel lining of the tiles.
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Rinse thoroughly with water tiles.Wipe up using rags and leave for 35-45 minutes until dry.
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Prepare a solution for putty.It should be noted that the solution for the grouting must be of medium consistency.Too l
iquid solution will require additional time to dry, besides then it can quickly crack.The thick solution dries in a few minutes, and you do not have time to finish the job.
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Produce putty joints tiles recommended small areas with a rubber spatula.Select a piece of the surface and apply the grout on it.The recommended size of the fragment - 2 sq.m.After the grout at the site beginning to harden, wipe the tiles with a dry cloth and smooth joints with a damp sponge.Repeat the same operation with the following section tiles .Treat the entire surface of the tile and wipe again with a dry cloth.
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day after putty joints thoroughly wash the tiles.
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Embossed porous tiles is not recommended to wipe trowel and hand.Wear rubber gloves and make grout finger.Immediately after that gently wash away the remnants of grout.Dealing with this kind of tile requires extreme accuracy and speed.A slow and sloppy grout you can ruin the tile asvestsya solution firmly in her pores.

Tip 2: How to cover the seams

Often finishing business premises used ceramic tiles.In order not to spoil the appearance of such a poor quality tile decoration seams, you need to choose the right class of grout and read the rules of its application.
How to cover the seams
you need
  • - grout
  • - spatula
  • - water
  • - masking tape
Guide
1
Select the type of grout.If you are going to seal the seams in the bathroom or the kitchen, take the grout of cement, which added to the polymer additives.Since it since this material is particularly resistant to moisture and corrosive liquids.
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For grouting areas to withstand heavy loads on the walls and floor, use a material with the relevant additives.Suture treated with such a solution will be immune to damage.
3
Pour into a container lukewarm water and sprinkle in it trowel mix.Be sure to follow the proportions specified in the instructions.Stir the mixture with a mixer or by hand until smooth.
4
Tile seams pour water to prevent absorption of liquid from the ends of the tile grout.Apply the mixture on joints using a special trowel or spatula.
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spatula to scrape off any excess mixture and apply again at the seam.Allow filled joints dry.Then cleanse the surface of the lining.Remains of the solution gently scrape off the ends of the tile.
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hour after drying smooth out the mixture trowel lining ceramic sponge.It is recommended to regularly handle all seams protective liquid.
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When using silicone that fills the joints , creating a high-quality moisture resistant layer, you get the finish that never cracked.Prepare seams to work, having stuck their butts along the entire length special adhesive tape, which will accelerate the process of applying the composition and closes the front side of the tiles from the divorce.
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apply sealant in mezhplitochny seam, leaving a small margin.Carefully insert the silicone even layer, in any case, do not leave a vacuum.
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screed trowel applied material, applying the seam to give a finished appearance.Tear off the masking tape with a soft paper, remove the excess grout.
Helpful Hint
When choosing a solution for grouting is necessary to pay attention to the seams for glossing over how wide it is.Some solutions may crack when applying them to the joints are too wide.

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