Ceramic tile can be used for wall tiles and floors in the bathroom, kitchen, passage, meeting room and another space where there may be getting in water. How to select the quality ceramic tile?
* KINDS OF CERAMIC TILE
* THICKNESS CERAMIC TILE
*COST FOR CERAMIC TILE
*TOOLS FOR INSTALLING CERAMIC TILE
*WARRANTY FOR CERAMIC TILE
Kinds of ceramic tile
There are so many kinds tiles on the market to select for our house. Small tiles,rustic tiles, glazed tile, non-glazed tile, and tiles with thick surface to absorb heat from sunlight and so on. There have some familiar tiles in our lives.
Rustic tiles: glazed tile
There has two kinds of rustic tile: rustic ceramic tile ( waterproof : 3%-6%) and rustic porcelain tile( waterproof < 1%)
Size: small size(300*300 mm), normal(600*600 mm), big( 800*800 mm)
Polished Glazed tiles: glazed tile, porcelain tile with high waterproof (< 1%)
Size: normal( 600*600 mm, 800* 800 mm), big (1000*1000 mm, 1200 *1200 mm)
Wood finish: glazed tile with wood look to instead of hardwood flooring in area and space where is easily to be getting in water damage. It is waterproof, fireproof.
Size: Rectangular ( 150*600 mm, 150*800 mm, 150*900 mm, 210*1000 mm and so on)
Square (600* 600 mm, 800*800 mm)
Carpet tiles: glazed tile looks like carpet with the similar patterns.
Size: Rectangular ( 1600*2400 mm, 1200*1800 mm, 1800*2400 mm and so on)
Square (1600* 1600 mm, 1200*1200 mm)
Mosaic tiles: with the small size to easy install, right choice for your bathroom or swimming pool. It’s advantages to be apply in a flexible way.
Thickness ceramic tile
Usually the thickness for ceramic tile is 9mm-11mm. For the carpet tiles thickness can be up to 11 mm.
For ceramic tile thicker is better, because it will be more safety and not so easily to break with better waterproof.
Cost for ceramic tile
We buy ceramic tile by the square foot, so the total cost is decided by the area of our room.
For floor: multiply the width of the floor of your house, then length. You can get the amount of the square feet you need.
For wall: multiply the height of the wall, then the length. You can get the amount of the square feet of tile for the wall you need.
Send the width or the length to our workers, then they will give you a recommendation.
Tools for installing ceramic tile
There need some small tools to install tiles:
Under-surface: usually for the under-surface we used the plywood with 4*8 sheet. Sometimes we can use one special cement instead of plywood. It is important the under-surface material is not stick with your tile.
Ceramic tile adhesive:
Organic adhesives: it is used for walls and floors.
Epoxy adhesives: it is one newest modern adhesives, safety and Hazardous Substance Free, waterproof and dirt-proof, you will never worry about the grout will be dark and with bacteria. It will be very easy to clean when you mop up floors.
Besides that, there are more colours for to match with your floor, yellow, green, red and so on.
There are the photos that we are working for epoxy adhesives.
Ceramic tile cutter: edge cutting for the special space, the corner of wall, near area for desk and so on, it is simple to control. Usually we can send it to you free when you buying ceramic tiles by one container.
Warranty for ceramic tile
When you open the box and find that there has the broken tiles, then you can ask the factory to replace the good one. We will send that by nest container to you free. Just need take the photo of broken tile then send to our workers. So choose the good ceramic tile manufacturer to control the quality of production.
If you broke the tile during the installing then contact with us at the first time to find the same production to replace, because renew speed for ceramic tiles is very quickly. Sometimes there will not the same models with the same shade No.in stock. Sometimes you can never completely match the tile with the lot colors of first dye.
So usually we recommend that you buy more 10% than the total amount to avoid this risk.
After do all of that, then please take up the tile to check it detailed:
1.Surface flatness (stander: excellent)
Is the surface of tile smooth? ( except the rustic tiles, because there has the uneven surface for rustic tiles). If there has any specks, pits, black spots.
2.Check the enough tools for installing.
Under-surface material with good quality, ceramic tile adhesives, ceramic tile cutter and so on.
After that you can buy quality ceramic tile easily.