Bathroom tiling is a big job, especially when you want to do it right the first time. When it comes to tiling your bathroom you need to prepare it accordingly to ensure the tiles stay on once they’re installed. For those who are using honed stone tiles or other types of tiles, the following is a guide to how to prepare a bathroom ready for installing your tiles. Let’s take a look.
Surface Preparation – When tiling a bathroom, the surface area of the floors and walls need to be prepared accordingly. This can be done by giving them a wipe down with a cloth to remove any dust and dirt that may have been left on the walls from the renovation. Once the dust is removed you can then move onto waterproofing.
Waterproofing – Water proofing is important in a bathroom because you need to protect the walls behind the tiles if there’s a leak. Waterproofing generally coats the exposed walls in a blue waterproof cover. After you’ve waterproofed your walls and it has dried you can then move onto getting ready to tile.
Plan Out Your Tiles – Planning out your tiles is one of the most important parts of preparing your bathroom for tiling. Without planning out your tiles first your run the risk of installing them wrong or lopsided. Always use tile spacers to create even grout lines.
When it comes to preparing your bathroom for tiling there’s a few things you need to do first. So are you ready to get the bathroom tiled.