A List Of Must-Have Tiles To Perfect Your Bathroom
Bathroom Business School
The bathroom as a functional area used to wash, inevitably environmental moisture and other issues, so the floor tiles are generally recommended to use through the body tiles, anti-slip wear resistance. While the wall tiles are recommended to use glazed tiles with rich patterns and strong stain resistance. The following points should be noted when selecting specific tiles.
The bathroom environment is humid, the choice of tiles should be selected for low water absorption. In general, the better the quality of the tiles, the lower the rate of water absorption, so that you can keep dry.
Selection method: If the tiles do not directly indicate the water absorption rate, you can drip the water in the back of the tiles. After a few minutes, inspect the degree of diffusion of water droplets. The less water absorption, that is, the lower the rate of water absorption, the better quality.
High water absorption of tiles by thermal expansion and contraction will lead to tile surface cracks and the whole wall tile spalling, the northern region of the bathroom decoration more need to pay attention to this problem.
You should choose a high numerical value in terms of the density of the texture. It is nothing more than a small piece of brick.
Selection method: from the side to observe whether the tile surface is flat, with or without uneven thickness of pinholes. At the same time, can tap the tiles, listen to the sound is crisp. The more brittle the sound, that the texture of the tiles high density, hardness is better. Such tiles are laid to the bathroom space, not easily damaged, but also easy to maintain clean.
When selecting a bathroom choice floor tile, it is important to use a non-slip texture. Recommended the use of matte surface or shallow convex concave shape of the floor tiles, to increase the friction, in order to achieve non-slip effect.
Product packing box should have the factory name, factory address, product name, after-sales service telephone, specifications, quantity, trademark, production date and the implementation of standards. For porcelain tiles, you need to check the CCC certification mark. For interior design and decoration tiles, it is appropriate to choose products with radionuclides that meet Class A requirements.
Knock To Listen To The Sound
Tap the tiles gently and listen to the sound. The better quality products sound crisp and pleasant to the ear. Poor quality products, due to improper formulation of raw materials, firing cycle is short, firing temperature is low. When tapped it will make a “hollow” sound.
Large cut tiles can reveal the pattern of a great sense of quality, but in the smaller bathroom space, but can produce a sense of cramped oppression. Generally 20 cm, is more appropriate size. In particular, the space is not spacious small household pattern, the pattern of the bathroom is often small. The selection of white or light-colored tiles, can effectively enlarge the space, to create a fresh and simple bathroom.