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

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.

Tiling Trends 2021

Tiling Trends 2021

Tiles are a trendy way to bring life throughout your house, with such a plethora of various shapes, colours, designs, and textures to select from. However, the issue on everyone’s mind is, what are the leading tile trends for 2021, and how would we organize them? Tiles have become a fixture in homes for decades, and given the growth of different forms and finishes, it’s the classic forms that continue to turn attention – from the distinctly British Edwardian floor tiles to handmade read more

Bathroom subway tiling Melbourne

How to choose tiles for bathroom

A home is a place where you spend most of your time, and the bathroom is an important part of a house that cannot be neglected. You have to use the bathroom every morning to brush your teeth, showering, and getting ready. So it should be a comfortable and lovable place with an astounding look.

Whether you are going to renovate your home or just your bathroom, tile is an excellent option. Bathroom tiles are specially designed to deal with moisture and temperature fluctuation. The market is full read more