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Mistakes You will Want To Avoid When Laying Tile In Your Bathroom

There are some people who decide to renovate their home by themselves. If you are planning to do bathroom’s tile remodeling project, then these following steps will help you.

Tile In Your Bathroom

Preparing the Easy Way

Avoid preparing the easy way preparation. Do not try to aim easier route cause it can make your job harder.  Make sure that the both surface is clean and smooth before you lay the tile. Use a sander to get the surface smooth. If you skip doing this, it will be more difficult to install your tile.

Not Getting Enough of the Tile

It’s another mistake you really need to avoid. Always add like 15% more than the plan you needed. Because you will never know problems are always happen. And you cannot guarantee your measurement is correct. You can also keep them if there is a tile that cracked or damaged later on.

Not Using a Waterproof Adhesive

It is another big mistake to avoid. You need to make sure that you use an adhesive that is the waterproof cause in the bathroom there is a lot of water and moisture. If you do not use waterproof adhesive, it can be crumbled or rot right away. Of course, it will cause a problem to your tile.

Uneven Spacing of the Tiles

Do not make mistake such as getting uneven spacing between the tiles. It may cause the tile will come loose in the future. Measure the gaps between the tiles before you install them. So you will know that they are spaced correctly and evenly.

Grouting Before the Tile is Ready

Do not try to grout your tile right away, It’s a mistake. You should wait at least for 24 hours sharp. This way you will be sure that the adhesive on the tiles are already set and the will not move away when you add the grout to the tiling.