What is Zellige tiles

What is Zellige tiles

The mention of Moroccan tiles immediately conjures up some kind of vividly patterned fantasy. This is only partly true. Today, a quieter version of Moroccan tiles with the mysterious oriental name of Zellige is being actively developed in interiors. Despite the vintage flavour, the new tile trend looks very relevant in any stylistic modern spaces.

  1. History of Zellige tiles
  2. How is Zellige tile made?
  3. Advantages of Zellige tiles
  4. Where to use Zellige tiles?
  5. Installation of Zellige tiles

History of Zellige tiles

In Arabic” Zellige “means” tile “in a general sense. The name comes from Persian, which means “blue stone”. Zellige read more

tiling frankston

Tiling Frankston

We are a qualified team of private craftsmen tilers, tilers, mosaicists and marblers. We do what we love to do – tile installation in Frankston. Our 15 years experience allows us to complete the most complex tile project.

Beautiful and proper tile installation is the work of professional tilers from Frankston. We will perform tiling floors, walls in bathrooms, toilets, corridors, kitchen. We guarantee affordable prices, fast execution, responsible attitude to the property of customers.

Tilers will perform the installation in Frankston, at a convenient time for you.

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Self-Leveling Concrete

Self-Leveling Concrete

Modern construction involves a huge range of different floors by type of construction, engineering parameters and types of coatings. All floors, without exception, have two requirements: durability and strength of the coating. In a huge number of materials is very difficult to make the right choice. Therefore, in this article it is decided to cover a fairly popular and new type of flooring – self-leveling concrete.

In fact, self-levelers concrete is a material that resembles by its texture read more

How to choose the right tiles for the bathroom

How to choose the right tiles for the bathroom

The starting point: choose the tiles you want to use as your starting point.
Usually, the bathroom renovation should begin with the selection of the main tile, which will be a key element of design. You can choose on the unique pattern of the accent wall (black and white geometry, nautical style, oriental style, graffiti, mirror). Or you can bet on the timeless classic – white bohemian.

In any case, first choose the tile that you like the most and turn it into a reference point. And then read more

what is Tiles levelling system

What is tiles levelling system?

Tiles levelling system is an innovative solution for laying tiles on the walls and floor. The system is suitable for laying ceramic and porcelain tiles with a thickness of 3 to 20 mm.

The tiles levelling system has firm fixation, which prevents tiles from shifting when laid on the floor. As a result, there is no need to constantly use a building level. When using such a system has its own details, for example, the structure is fully assembled, otherwise it will not perform its function.

This system read more

Kitchen trends 2022

Kitchen trends of 2022

It’s no surprise that one of the most important rooms in the house is the kitchen. It is where a lot of events in life take place, from morning meals to fun family gatherings, meetings with friends and solving important family issues in the evening. The kitchen is the center of all family life. Functional design, comfort, modern appearance – is the main priorities of the design of fashionable kitchen interior 2022…

Even in the smallest kitchen you can arrange a cozy space in all read more

How to get rid of grass between paving tiles

How to get rid of grass between paving tiles

Grass growth between paving tiles not only spoils the appearance, but also causes a lot of trouble. Growth of grass over time lifts and shifts the tiles, which over time leads to cracks and tile failure. But no matter how carefully you prepare the soil surface for tile laying over time, weed seeds will still germinate in the cracks between the tiles.

We will tell you how to get rid of weeds between the paving tiles, with the help of simple means that are in every home.

There are many ways to get read more

Type of tiles by surface

Type of tiles by surface

Various methods of production and surface treatment, in the manufacture of ceramic tiles, give a wide variety of surfaces.

The surface of the tile can be:

  1. Glazed tiles
  2. Matte tiles
  3. Polished tiles
  4. Lapped tiles
  5. Structured tiles

Finishing the front side of the tile not only gives it decorative properties, but also provides certain performance characteristics.

Glazed tiles

Glazed tiles In the manufacture of glazed tiles, a mineral composition is applied to the formed workpiece, after which the product is fired. After the coating melts and cools down, a glass layer forms on the surface, which read more

bathroom floor screed

How to level the floor for laying tiles

Levelling the floor is one of the main steps in installing tiles. The performance and aesthetic appeal of the flooring depend on the quality of the work performed.

When preparing a floor for a tiling, first of all, a set of certain measures should be performed.

The general sequence is as follows

Dismantle the old coating (if any). All fragments of the previous coating are removed, and the debris is removed. Dust is removed with a vacuum cleaner. If there are any voids (slots, channels, etc.), they are sealed, because if you leave them, then you will receive significant losses of the solution when pouring. For the best effect, it is advisable to wipe the entire floor surface with a damp cloth and let it dry. This achieves complete dust removal. True, it is impossible to start pouring the screed until the surface is completely dry. The base is primed with a special compound (primer) to increase the adhesion of the mortar to the base. In addition, the primer has some kind of waterproofing effect. The determination of the greatest differences in height is carried out and the setting of profiles – beacons using a laser level. At the end of the preparation, the room must be ventilated. Close windows and doors after ventilation. the screed does not favour drafts too much and the ambient temperature is below + 5⁰С.

Floor Screeding

The floor screeding is an intermediate layer that is located between the base and the floor covering. If the surface difference is between read more

top 10 bathroom renovations ideas

Top 10 Bathroom renovations ideas

You spend a considerable amount of time in the bathroom every single day. That’s the main reason on why you should renovate your bathroom and convert that into a perfect place to spend time. Along with your bathroom renovation project, you can also enhance the functionality of the bathroom, while bringing life into it. Let’s take a look at 10 of the most prominent bathroom renovations ideas available for you to consider as of now.