Laying Instructions - Wall Tiles

WALL REQUIREMENT

Wall should be clean and flat, Surface should be smooth. The wall should not be Waxed / Painted

TILES PREPARATION

Mix the tiles with different cartons which help in fine blending of shades. Ample lighting should be provided. Ech boshould be spread and mixed on the floor to check for any variation mixing of tiles brings harmony to shade by avoiding obvious patches. Prior to fixing. tiles should be immersed in water for 15 / 20 minute

TEMPING PROCESS

To ensure the Proper contact of tiles with the wall, evenly temp the tile, tiles should be fixed on the bed by siding & tamping with wooden or rubber mallet.Spacers between the tiles should be between 2-5mm as per the usage & area of application.Remove spacers after 24 hours from laying the tiles

APPLYNG GROUT

After 24 Hours Of Laying of tiles, the grouting is done. Always use good quality grout. Apply the grout diagonally between the tiles using a sponge to fill the gaps between the tiles, Fill the joints with grouts as directed by Grout manufactures, Clean and wipe the surplus grout with a sponge, or as indicated by manufatures

CURVE CUTTING

To fill the around the curve surface of wash basin etc. measure and mark the curve on cardboard and place te cardboard on the tile to cut it.

ROUND CUTTING

To pass a pipe through the tile. the tile has to be cut in a specific manner. Mark it's position on the tile. Draw a straight line passing through the center of the circle. Cut the tile on the line drawn. Cut the semi-circle on each of the half. these two halves placed togather

WINDOW RECESS TILLING AND CUTTING

Tile has be cut in "L" shape for window recess. Cut a line from center to edge and then draw a right angle line vertically down. Cut the tile to get an "L" shape that can fit a window recess.

ACCESSORY TILESW FITTING

While Laying the normal tiles. keep an empty space where accessory tiles will fit. Apply the adhesive on the back of accessory tile and then place it uniformly in the space and apply even pressure to place the accessory tile.

TILES DRILLING

Apply masking tape to conver the area to be drilling Mark the position of the hole and drill the hole with lowest possible pressure on the drill.

Laying Instructions - Floor Tiles

PRIOR TO INSTALLATION

The Surace to be proved to be flat, and free abstance; Dust, impermeable products, soluble salts,and all those products which are incompatible with adhesive material. In case of crumbling of the base, it must be removed till getting a firm surface.

LAYING

Spending on the surface using a dentate trowel, whose size will vary from 6X6mm. to 9X9mm. Depending on the size and manufacturer's instructions.

LEVELING

Hit the tile with a rubber harmer (from the center to the edges of the tiles) In order to distribute and level the tiles.

SPACING

Tiles must be paved leaving a gap between them which will vary from 1 mm. to 3 mm. Joints for placing them.

JOINING

Joining has to be carried out using a rubber palette knife, which will be used to compress material with Backwards and forwards movements, In this way. joints will befield to over-flowing. Anyhow please follow the manufacturer's introductions in how to use the product- drying time, removing leftovers, and cleaning.

AFTER LAYING

Once the work has been finished. There are leftovers of the employed materials which have to be removed as soon as possible ( cement, joints material, etc...) for this, we recommended using a cement remover or any others acid based descaling product.

MAINTENANCE TIPS

A Beautiful floor is Considered by manyu as the most vital element of construction. It's what any visitor sees first. And most importantly, once laid, a floor seldom changed, it must therefore not only beautiful but also retain it's beauty for years to come. But floors are subject to the daily grind & rigorous of foot traffic and to stains, ink stains, grease stains, etc. Even the best of the tiles will satin if not maintained. Fortunately the situation is not completely futile, we at Cleia Ceramic in tandem with leading research laboratories have found solutions for these irritants. Cleia Ceramic Floor tiles are tough and are manufactured to exacting European norms and have been tasted to withstand staining as per the EN & IS norms. Just know the right cleaning methods and your floor can look as spotless years from now as they do today.

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