Features decorative tile under a brick
This decorative veneer option as a tile under a brick is usually manufactured from plastic and light materials, it has an interesting texture and rich color palette. Tile brick and stone quickly became popular among consumers, who independently make repairs to their apartments and the professionals-builders and designers.
The main scope of the tiles is decoration of facades of buildings. But also it is successfully used and finishing works, for lining stoves and fireplaces. The range of products offered by manufacturers of building materials, allows to choose the most suitable option of tiles for any occasion. Whether you are going to make beautiful exterior wall of your home or have decided to redecorate one of the rooms, whether kitchen, living room, bathroom, loggia or balcony, a wide choice of tiles under a brick you have to satisfy. In specialized stores this range of material allows you to choose a tile that will fit perfectly in any interior.
Decorative tile under a brick is highly durable due to high firing temperature of the clay mass. Additionally, tile also has a rather low level of water absorption, about 3-6%. This is possible due to mixing in the production process of several types of clay and the technique of extrusion. These simple but important aspects of production are the cause of increasing the resistance of decorative material to temperature changes. Due to this particular tiles will not tarnish, and the wall, lined it retains for many years its original appearance.
In addition, this ceramic material has high resistance to frost. This is achieved through the combination of high strength and low water absorption. Strength does not allow penetrating water to break the material by freezing and low water absorption prevents the penetration of large amounts of water in the tile structure.
Use for decorating decorative tile under a brick will allow you to reduce the cost of construction by almost 2 times.
Methods of laying decorative tile under a brick
The option of laying tiles under a brick, if it is an internal type of finish, it is better to choose, focusing on the shape and size of the room. For the external finish of the building you take a bar and try several types of putting some tiles on it. So you will be able in a specific example, to see all of the pros and cons of the pattern and choose from many different ways and options most suitable.
The most popular method of laying tiles under a brick is basic. In this embodiment, ceramic elements lay parallel to the wall, attaching them to each other as tightly as possible. This method is the best fit for the popular loft style.
In addition, the basic installation method is the basis for creating other kinds of images. One of them is laying in the "diagonal". It is considered the most difficult but most interesting for this tile.
The method of laying "extension" (principle of masonry) is also quite popular, and for all types of ceramic tiles. It is particularly well suited in the case if the premises should be given the nature of the "antique", for example, to decorate a wall with fireplace. To create a pattern tile to lay so that its middle was located over the seam separating the tiles in the previous row. It should be remembered that such installation is possible only in horizontal rows.
A method of laying tiles under a brick "herringbone" looks very nice, interesting and unusual. This is similar to the method of laying flooring. It is ideal for use in those areas where the walls have a slightly irregular shape, i.e., located side by side.
If you treat people who prefer variety and don't like to follow exactly all the rules, you will probably like method called "combination of images". For example, the floor is laid out "Christmas tree", a wall drawing is performed "extension". Or the upper part of the wall is laid out by way of "extension" and the lower in the baseline template.
The picture on the wall and on the floor should not necessarily be repeated. You can experiment and combine as much as necessary.
For a small room well suited option of laying ceramic tile under a brick called "modular grid". This method is also great for beginners. However, do not forget to make the necessary calculations and to design the desired pattern. The modular styling looks great in a small room. The pattern is best to choose together with the designer and a specialist in laying tiles of high qualification. Refer to them for advice and listen to their advice. Today in stores you can buy a set of tiles and to obtain a credit card pattern. It will help you with the hard choice of method of laying tiles under a brick.