Which tile suits my home best

Lay floor tiles

Before you start laying the Floor tiles start, you make sure that the surface is clean and level. If you have prepared the ground accordingly, you stir it tile glue and apply it step by step on the surface. Then you lay the tiles in the desired laying technique. You choose between the Parallel laying and the Diagonal laying. You cut edge pieces and difficult pieces to fit with the tile cutter. As soon as the tiles have been laid and are firmly on the ground, you joint the area and set the Skirting tileswhich you will later grout and seal.

Pay attention to surefootedness in damp rooms

Tile floors are attractive, resilient and easy to care for. Floor tiles are just as suitable for the living room, kitchen or bathroom as they are for the basement, garage or terrace. First, take enough time to understand the matching tile type to select. In addition to the appearance of the tiles, the most important thing is planned use, in particular the expected strain and the necessary surefootedness.

Abrasion class for floor tiles

Regarding her Durability are glazed tiles in five abrasion classes assigned. If there is less stress, such as in the bathroom, you should use at least tiles of abrasion class 3. In rooms such as the living room, bedroom or dining room, as well as the kitchen, hallway and terrace, tiles of abrasion classes 3 and 4 are suitable. In areas of extreme stress such as the garage you in turn are tiles with abrasion class 5. For outdoor use frost-proof porcelain stoneware tiles the right choice.

Determine tile requirement

When determining the material requirements you add to the calculated total area 10% for wasteand break added. You keep a package of tiles as a reserve for later repairs. You also need one to go underground matching tile adhesive. For working and other critical surfaces or for one Underfloor heating you choose plastic-modified flexible adhesive. Also the primer as well as the Grout

should match the glue used and ideally come from the same manufacturer. In addition, always observe the manufacturer's instructions for use for all materials.

Note: Read the instructions carefully before starting work, for example in order to choose the right laying pattern in good time.