Whatever style you select, the principles of bathroom tile installation are the same.It is astounding how a simple bath tiling project can make such a difference in your bathroom. Whether installing bath tiles over an existing floor, you always should clean the surface.

There are several different tools available for cutting tile. Most of these can be rented for a very reasonable price at most home centres and rental yards. Start tiling on the back wall of the bath. Using a level, draw a vertical line from the outside edge of the bath up as high as you want the tile on the wall. Use a level to draw a vertical line from the outside edge of the tub to make a mark the end of the tiles.

Place the first row of tiles along the top edge. The tile next to the corner wall has to be cut to fit Cut the bath tile after you have adjusted the tile. Spread so much mastic on the bath wall as you will be able to use up within about 30 minutes.

Put the first row of bath tiles in position and push all tiles slightly to spread the mastic. But don’t slide the bath tile around or the mastic will fall down. You have to leave a 1/8-inch gap between the tub and the first row of the tiles. Tile spacers are available at tile and hardware stores. Put the edge cap and following the first two bath tiles of the next row in place. You now started a stair-step pattern. Continue putting bath tiles in a stair-step pattern. When all except the cap row are located.

Finish by putting the row of cap tiles on the top of the tiled area, beginning with an outside corner cap. At last, clean up the extra mastic and clean your tools. Allow the mastic at least about 24 hours to dry properly.
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