How to Install Floor Tiles
Make sure that floor surface is dry, clean, flat and firm. Do not tile on old floor coverings like vinyl tiles.
We suggest you to buy enough tiles to cover the required area – at least 10% over to allow for cutting and breakages.
Before paving ,check if all the boxes have the same shade number, and that all the tiles,are the same colour, size and are clear of defects.
Tip: Mix 4-5 boxes prior to laying to minimize any possible shade variation.
No claims can be made after the tiles have been laid.
Start tiling in the middle of the area.
Make sure you’re using the correct adhesive for the application.
Apply adhesive evenly using a notched trowel. ( Apply 1m2 at a time)
Only mix enough adhesive to use within 1 hour.
Work over small areas so the adhesive does not dry.
Scrape away excess adhesive, separating each tile from the next.
All tiles must be fully embedded using a rubber mallet.
Do not Butt-Joint Tiles
Make sure all the joints are clean.
Apply the grout using a rubber squeegee.
Grouting should be done 24 Hours after the installation of the tiles to allow the tiles to set properly.
Once the grout has set the entire area can be cleaned with a damp cloth.
Avoid walking on the tiles for 2-3 days to prevent the loosening of the tiles.
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