Once the tile setting is complete, the bathroom equipments and accessories need to be fitted in proper places. This requires making several holes and cuttings on the tiles to fit the object with the help of screws and nails.
Using a simple manual hammer can create deep cracks and breakages damaging the entire construction.
Grout is largely used in the construction process. This kind of material is used to fill the small holes, spaces, joints, cracks and crevices left after placing tiles, marbles etc on the floors and walls of the bathroom. The grout is applied on ceramic tiles, joints and other requisite areas once the process of placing the flooring and wall covering material is over. A thick layer of grout is evenly applied over the entire area with more attention to the joints and crucial areas.
The substance hardens within a few hours from the point of application.
Porcelain tiles are made of finely refined clay particles under fire of very high heat in order to make them hard and rigid in nature. The material of this kind of tiles offers greater durability to the floors of the bathroom. The manufacturing process of porcelain tiles employs greater pressure and very high temperature to ensure superb density and compactness of the component materials.
The water resistant quality of this kind of material prevents the tiles from cracking and other damages. While purchasing the porcelain tiles it is important to check the gloss and smoothness of the color applied on the tiles. Tiles with evenly spread colors are ideal for longevity.