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Instructions for Laying Floor Tiles

 

  1. Prepare base mortar with cement and sand in the ratio of 1:4.
  2. The total mortar thickness should not be more than 25 mm.
  3. Set the levels for the floor i.e., dead level or slope as specified.
  4. Prepare cement slurry with cement and water to form a thick paste and spread it on the leveled base mortar.
  5. Wet the rear side of the tile with water.
  6. If tiles are square or rectangular in shape, set the right angles for the area and place the first tile along the right angle line on base mortar. Tap gently with a rubber mallet to get perfect level.
  7. After laying, immediately clean the surface of the tiles with clean, wet sponge. Ensure that the base mortar cement which squeezes through joints does not settle on the tile.
  8. Also make sure that the water used is not hard or brackish.
  9. Do not use the area laid for 48 hours.
  10. Fill in the joints if required with pointing material ie., mixture of white cement and desired colour pigment. For higher quality of finishes, you could use, if required, a polymer based cementitous tiling joint filter. To get the desired colour / shade, mix the same with water to form a smooth paste which should be applied to the joints, preferably with the use of a rubber squeegee. Do not apply the pointing material all over the surface.
  11. Allow the pointing material to set for 15 minutes. And clean the surface of the tile with clean wet sponge, in order to remove the excess pigment on the tile surface.
  12. Wash the surface with soap water or mind detergent to get a clean surface.
 
Instructions for Laying Wall Tiles

 

  1. Plaster the surface to be tiled with mortar ( ratio of cement and water is 1:3 )
  2. Prepare cement slurry ie ., mixture of cement and water to from a thick paste
  3. Wet the rearside of the tile with sponge and then spread the cement slurry on it
  4. Instructions given above starting from 5 – 10 of floor tiles laying should be followed
 
Desired Conditions For Laying Of Dazzle Designer Tiles

     
The following have to  be completed before laying of our tiles

  1. Final painting of ceiling in rooms.
  2. Two coats of wall painting in all rooms ( the final painting should be done only after laying of floor tiles)
  3. Wiring and fixing of all electrical components to be completed
  4. Plumbing work to be completed
  5. Fixing of grills for windows.
  6. Fixing and polishing of windows / window frames / door frames and doors To be completed
  7. If mosaic /marbles/any other natural stone which needs machining or polishing is being done in any part of the floor , it is necessary that this work is completed before commencing the laying of these tiles

If all the above precautions are taken and instructions followed First Floor – Designer Concrete tiles will give you decades of trouble free service.

 
Instruction for Laying Pavers

 

  1. Set the floor level with wet sand for 50mm thickness and compact by using Vibrating Plate Compactor.
  2. Keep the sand with moisture content. Do not use sand which is 100% dry.
  3. Do not spread the sand for larger areas, as it will dry out and reduce the performance.
  4. Use sand of 50mm screeded properly.
  5. Lay the Interlock paver in compacted sand floor and tap gently with a rubber mallet to get perfect joints.
  6. Spread river sand on the laid area to fill joint gaps and run the Vibrating Plate Compactor to get the perfect level. Construct retention wall all-around the laid areas to arrest the movement of Paver blocks.
  7. It is recommended to provide the slope of 3 inch on the wider side and 2 inches on the linear side for every 10 feet of the laying area.
 
Specifications

 

S. No

Type of Paver

Thickness

Compressive Strength

Load Bearing Capacity

1

2

Medium Duty

Heavy Duty

60 mm

80 mm

5000 + PSI

6000 + PSI

Heavy Vehicle upto 30 MT

Heavy Vehicle upto 40 MT

 

 

 
 
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