As a trendy topic for home improvement, ceramic tile joints continue to attract more and more users who want to learn more about them. Ceramic tile seams have become a key part of home furnishing and decorating. Many people like to make beautiful seams themselves, but for those users who are just getting ready to make beautiful seams on their own, some tools and some things during construction are not very familiar, so let the editor explain to you today.
There are several common decorating tools such as paintbrushes, glue guns, and seam presses. In addition to these designs, slots and rubber hoses are also required to decorate the seams. What is the use of them?
Hose: usually opened with a utility knife;
A utility knife or wallpaper cutter: It refers to a tool for cleaning seams. Before joining the joint, it is necessary to clean the dirt in the gaps of the tiles and leave a groove about 1 mm wide and 1 - 2 mm deep. When starting to apply cosmetic, you must make sure that this groove is clean and smooth, free of dust and water;
Glue gun: for a decorative tool without a sharp nozzle. It must be injected into the glue gun. Means for sealing joints in construction;
Brush: used to clean the groove of dust before construction to ensure the gap is clean;
Water scraper: use a scraper to level it before the cosmetic hardens;
Sponge: use a scraper to remove the remaining grout from the floor like a damp towel and clean the floor;
Sealing machine: after the cosmetic is finished, before it hardens, you need to use a seaming machine to seal the glue;
Shovel Knife: Once construction is complete and the adhesive has cured, a spatula should be used to remove any excess adhesive around the tile.
Slots: for tile slots that are required in special situations.
The embellishment tools mentioned above generally follow the basic embellishment design. Of course, there will be special places in the design of a beautiful seam, such as yin and yang corners, you need to use special tools for yin and yang corners.