While tiling experts making a job look simple, this isn’t the case when it comes to those with little or no experience.
The truth is that a good amount of research will be required so as to make sure it looks like a professional job once you are done.
That said, here are 3 tiling tips from the experts that can help you do just that:
#1: Purchase the right grout and adhesive and the right amount too
Since not all adhesives for a tiling job is rarely every the same, it’s a good idea to get some advice for the tiling project that you wish to undertake. Not only do they come as powdered, flexible, thick or thin set or even ready mixed formats but one must watch out for grout as well as they come in a number of colors and options.
#2: Buy sufficient number of tiles
Not only should you buy sufficient tiles for the area you intend to cover but also a few more just in case some of them are damaged. You can find online tile calculators for this. One more thing: there’s every possibility of not taking into consideration how the tiles will be laid out. Make sure you check before you purchase what you need since you might have a number of bits and pieces left.
#3: Start in the middle
Contrary to popular opinion, it’s a better idea to start the tiling from the middle and move outwards until you reach the edge. Doing it this way will ensure that you end up with a neater and consistent finish than usual.