Anybody with a little consideration and persistence can introduce lovely artistic or glass tile work. You will find that with a little consideration in design of the tile, picking the correct shading blends and sizes of your tile and afterward cautiously introducing the tile can bring about work that you will be pleased to flaunt to your companions and you can set aside enormous amounts of money as an additional reward.
Instruments AND MATERIALS REQUIRED - Paper cushion, pencil, estimating tape, 2" level, chalk line, tile shaper (you may lease one constantly at most rental stores or purchase a cheap one for under $25), wipes, can for clean water, container for blending grout, grout, pre-blend tile glue, latex (elastic) gloves and a wipe buoy or two and a water pail. معلم رخام
Design - Start with a little venture. Maybe a ledge or backsplash in the kitchen or maybe a sink backsplash in the restroom. Utilizing a cushion and pencil sketch the surface you will apply tile to and estimating each component of the work. A regular region sketch will show all measurements from one divider to another, floor to roof for whatever surface where you will introduce tile. Keep your estimations precise. Tile is costly so limit your waste.
Ledge - The ledge should be entirely steady and strong. A twofold layer of ¾ compressed wood or artistic tile concrete benefactor board and a layer of ¾" pressed wood is a base. Concrete supporter board is accessible under various business trademarks yet is particularly made for fired tile. Ensure it is gotten appropriately. Cutting should be possible with a force saw and carbide edge yet aims a lot of residue so cut it outside and use security glasses and a residue cover. Supporter board in sink territories is suggested.
For this model, we will introduce tile on a kitchen ledge. At the point when we measure the ledge territory, we discover it is 2'- 0" (24") profound or wide and 10'- 0" (120") long. A little mathematical discloses to us we have 20 square feet (SF) of surface to work with. (2'x10'=20'). Presently we select our tile. The most well-known kitchen ledge earthenware tile size is 4 1/4" x 4 ¼" however you may utilize any size tile you might want. Tile comes in 12" x 12", 1" x1" (mosaic), 6" x 6", 8" x8" and surprisingly bigger tiles are accessible. A few ledges are done in broken tile pieces to make a truly extraordinary plan of your own. Off to the store we go. You will discover many sizes and tones to browse all things considered tile stores, and enormous retail home stores. Settling on this decision can in some cases be the hardest piece of this work. Buy the tile you like and get 20SF in addition to 2SF extra for unique cuts. On the off chance that you have picked a stock tile, you can generally return and get a couple of more pieces to wrap up. On the off chance that you have picked a nearby out or unique deal tile, get bounty (maybe 30SF) as there may not be any left when you return. Buy the wide range of various supplies right now. The sales rep can help you sort out the measure of glue and grout you need yet all bundles have inexact area of inclusion on them.
Establishment - Start by dry laying the tile on the ledge. Spot full pieces at the front edge and working to the rear of the counter. In the event that you discover you have an exceptionally little piece at the back, say ½" wide, give spreading a shot the tile a little to build the grout joint width to occupy this room. You would prefer not to attempt to introduce these little bits of tile. Do likewise for the length of the top. In the event that you discover you have roughly a ½ tile or more at the rear of the top that is extraordinary. It is the least seen part of the ledge. When you set your toaster oven, blender, bread box and can opener on the counter, the back edge nearly vanishes. Utilizing your 2' level as a straightedge, make a pencil line from front to back and square to the front edge of the counter. In the event that you have a 2' outlining square this is an ideal opportunity to utilize it. Simply place one leg against the front of the counter and the other leg will be square. Ensure the trim along the front edge of the counter is nailed firmly and is level with the highest point of the tile. Front trims are typically wood yet counter edge tiles are accessible in the event that you like that look. Buy sufficient lineal film of edge tile to go start to finish of the ledge. In the event that you are utilizing edge tile, these will be the primary pieces introduced. Edge pieces come in 6", 8" and custom lengths yet isn't prescribed to attempt to arrange them according to the ledge tiles. Beginning with a ½ tile, introduce the edge tiles from one finish to the next. A help record ought to be introduced under the base leg of the tile as a transitory help until the cement dries. Spread some cement close by the pencil mark you made for the square line. Spread just a little from the start until you become accustomed to the time it takes to introduce the tile and the setting time for the glue. You would prefer not to attempt to eliminate dried glue. As you place the tile, contort the tile marginally to guarantee you have full contact with the glue underneath.
Alright, you put the initial 6 tiles. Are the lines straight? Are the highest points of the tiles level and even? Are the spaces between the tiles no different either way? Plastic spacers are accessible for different widths of grout spaces and are a smart thought for your first venture however your eye is typically the most ideal approach to pass judgment on this. For a brief timeframe, you can move the tile around to get the best separating. Presently proceed with the rest pf the tile ensuring you don't put cement where the cut tile will go. A little spackle blade can without much of a stretch eliminate any glue incidentally spread into those zones. Return the cement to the basin ONLY IF IT'S perfect! You don't need earth or other trash in your glue as it will make a knock under your other tile. You will think that its gets simpler and simpler. Introduce all your full tile first. Look again great at your work. Are the tile joints directly from end of end of the counter? Change them now. Tile cutting is truly simple however attempt a piece as an example. Measure the space you have for the cut tile and deduct the width of your grout joints. Cautiously mark the tile and spot it in the shaper. Adhere to the shaper directions. You will discover it doesn't take a lot of tension on the handle to score the tile. Push on the handle and it will snap the tile on your score mark. Practice a bit. (recall the additional tile you purchased?) Don't get disturbed in the event that you break a couple or the tile doesn't snap on your imprint. They are projected clay and contain air bubbles and different defects that occasionally makes them break unevenly. Introduce the cut pieces however hand "buttering" (setting the glue on the backs of the tile) and putting them individually until you have them all introduced. Clean all you devices cautiously. It is practically difficult to eliminate dried cement. Check over your work and ensure you didn't avoid cement standing up with regards to any joint or on the substance of the tiles. Utilizing a soggy wipe and your spackle blade, cautiously eliminate any overabundance glue. Allow the tile to dry 24 hours.
GROUTING - Grout comes in both sanded and non-sanded types. Sanded types are proposed for use where you have bigger grout joints like floors. Non-sanded is for the most part for dividers and ledges. Blend your grout in a little, paper basin accessible at paint or home improvement shops. You will undoubtedly need to discard it when you are finished. Grout likewise comes in numerous tones with shading being the decision of the purchaser. You ought not anyway utilize a white grout in kitchen counters as food stuffs, oils and other kitchen things can rapidly stain it. Attempt to remain to a hazier tone. Leave white for the restroom. There are grays, pewter, off-whites and different tones than will commend your tile tone. You might need to wear gloves for this part as grout can stain your skin. A few group are sensitive to latex so elastic gloves are additionally fine. Spot a modest quantity of the blended gout on the tile. Indeed, directly on top of the tile. Utilizing your wipe coast, push the grout down into the joints working at a 45 degree point to the joints however much as could reasonably be expected. You will discover you should push and nudge the grout into corners and edges yet it's all method. You will rapidly create one of your own. Scratch the abundance grout off the tile with the edge of the wipe skim. Ensure the joints are completely filled and are marginally beneath the highest point of the tile a tiny bit of spot. Never leave it over the highest point of the tile. Work a little zone at a time. As you work, watch out for the finished regions. They will rapidly build up a fog over the tile from the drying grout. Try not to leave this cloudiness on tile. It will be very difficult to eliminate later if conceivable by any means. Utilizing your container of clean water and another perfect wipe (6"- 8" long is ideal) delicately wipe the overabundance grout that has dried on the tile being mindful so as not to clear the grout out of the joints again at a 45 degree point to the joints whenever the situation allows. You should rehash this cleaning 2-3 times to get everything off the tile however in the long run the dimness will quit showing up. Keep in mind, don't clear the grout out of the joints. You can utilize your wipe to reshape harmed joints or spot a little grout some place you missed however timing is everything. Whenever done while the grout is as yet wet, you won't ever see this touchup work. When all the grout is introduced and cleaned off, you are finished. Allow the grout to dry for at any rate 24 hours prior to cleaning the ledge or putting things upon it.
Divider TILE-Wall tile establishment is fundamentally equivalent to a ledge with a couple of special cases. Clay tile on dividers should be introduced on either water safe drywall (green board) however concrete supporter board is amuch better work. Tile by and large is liable to high water use around sinks and latrines for instance, so a water safe benefactor is significant. Shower territories MUST have concrete supporter board for long existence of your divider. We referenced the utilization of tile spacers and this is a decent spot for them. They will help hold the tile back from sliding down, shutting the grout joint while the cement is stil