Tile installations are a great way to enhance the aesthetics of your home and improve the resale value without making a significant investment. Basic mistakes will need to be avoided when looking to accomplish this objective.
Some of the common mistakes to avoid with your tile installation project include:
Using Low-Quality Grout
Many homeowners focus on the quality of the tiles used for their project and ignore the quality of supporting elements such as grout. The grout chosen must be of sufficient quality. Grout enhances the stability of the tiles as it fills the gaps. Good quality grout will make clean lines in between the tiles and not crumble to the touch.
A failure to properly fit in the tiles will result in irregular patterns, destroying uniformity in the process. A good strategy to implement when laying your tiles is to start from the center and make your way outwards. Failure to properly place your tiles can make it seem like a rushed job.
Failure to Consider Expansion
A lot of amateurs fail to consider the issue of expansion and contraction. It’s always crucial to include an expansion joint with your tiling project to avoid ill fits that result in issues such as cracks and other complications. Hiring a professional is the best means of avoiding mistakes, so call us today! Custom Royal Countertops and Tile, your preferred contractor!