Category Archives: Elegeant Flooring

Defects found in tiles part 2

Lippage problem found in tile polished porcelain tiles is not generally due to the tiles or the tiler who installed the tile. It can happen due to many factors.
Mostly people are not aware of the fact the polished porcelain tiles can bend as much as 0.5% the length of the tile. A 600x600mm tile can warp to 3mm. If this happens, then it is almost impossible to reduce the lippage amount on polished porcelain tiles to less than 1mm. These factors should be considered when unsatisfactory appearance in the tile is assessed.
It is very important to know that once tile is installed job is not finished. Tiles also need care and protection to make them live longer. There are many material available which are made for tiles surface and grout

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Differnce between wall tiles and floor tiles

Tiles which are used on walls are very different from floor tiles. Wall tiles are comparatively thinner, less durable and lighter than floor tiles because wall tiles do not tear and wear as floor tiles do. It is possible to use floor tiles on walls but since these tiles are thicker and heavier, it gets a bit difficult to deal with it on walls. Continue reading Differnce between wall tiles and floor tiles