Please carefully select the tiles, remember to pick the appropriate tiles for the 7 points.
The purchase of tiles, there are In the big mistakes, the owners need to be cautious in making decisions.
One: The bigger the tile, the better.
Many domestic consumers think that the bigger the tile, the more fashionable it is. High-end, powerful and style. In fact, in addition to being expensive, the oversized tiles add a lot of inconvenience to handling, design and cutting. In Europe, where the modern ceramics industry is very developed, almost all of them are small-sized products, and the demand for bricks over 600 mm is small.
Two: The whiter the tile, the better.
The white body has high requirements on raw materials. In many production areas in China, raw materials for white brick production are scarce. In order to increase the whiteness of glaze, some manufacturers even add radioactive zirconium raw materials. It is understood that in fact, the reserves of China’s red billet raw materials are very rich, but under the guidance of the trend of white bricks and high-end consumer trends, manufacturers have to abandon red and white.
Three: The thicker the tile, the better
Most consumers think that the thicker and stronger the tile, the more it looks like stone. In fact, the strength of a tile lies in its crack resistance, not its thickness. At present, the development direction of international architectural ceramic products is light, thin, strong, durable and personalized.
Four: polished tiles are not slippery
The polished tiles have a high finish and the tiles are flat. It can fully contact the sole, thereby increasing the friction between the brick surface and the sole, and achieving the anti-slip effect. Some brands of polished tiles are still slip resistant when water is present on the surface.
Five: matt bricks are not easy to clean
Generally speaking, matt glazed tiles are relative Bright bricks are easy to get dirty, but they don’t penetrate into the glaze and can be removed with common cleaning agents. In fact, most of the glaze layers on the matt brick surface are specially treated, wear-resistant, non-slip, not dirty, and easy to clean.
Six: laying tiles without seams
In order to pursue aesthetics, some consumers prefer to use slits or even seams when laying tiles. After the paving is applied, the tiles may be arched or even cracked due to factors such as thermal expansion and contraction, moisture, and drying, which may damage the decoration effect. Jiuzheng Home Network believes that it is necessary to keep the seams during interior decoration. Generally, the brick joints of the wall need 2mm, and the brick seams of the ground need 3-5mm.
Seven: white cement caulking
In the past, when people were doing interior decoration, either The gap between the floor and the wall is covered with white cement. However, cracking, discoloration, shedding, and alkali returning may occur after filling with white cement, so a professional caulking agent should be used for jointing.
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