Bathrooms are going to be one of the most common areas in your home which come into contact with water and therefore your bathroom tiles are also going to be subject to collecting and harvesting mildew and mould. To help prevent your bathroom tiles from having issues we are going to highlight some of the most common problems so you can work hard to help prevent your bathroom from needing replacing.

One of the best ways in which you can help protect your bathroom tiles from having problems is to lay enough grout into all of your tiles and ensure you change all of the grout in your tiles on a yearly basis to ensure they are kept looking clean and modern. Replacing your grout around all of your bathroom tiles doesn’t have to take hours and can instantly help reduce the risk of you having any issues with your tiles.

The basic theory and information of laying your bathroom grout can be done very quickly and easy. Grout is very easy to apply if you have laid all of your bathroom tiles properly. The best thing to do when you are looking to lay grout into all of your bathroom tiles is to ensure you read all of the instructions laid out by the manufacturer of the grout. A lot of the time people will not follow all of the guidelines as they think it will be the same as the grout they were using over 3 years ago this isn’t the case a lot of grout changes over time and includes new materials so make sure you take your time and you do read all of the instructions.

Try and ensure the grout you plan on using for your bathroom tiles is a good thickness and won’t just run off all of your bathroom tiles. The key is to ensure you do not over mix or under mix your grout as this can cause a range of issues when you are trying to add all of the grout in between all of your bathroom tiles. You will instantly noticed if you have over mixed your grout as you will have some air bubbles within all of your grout which will make it nearly impossible to be able to lay all the grout in your bathroom tiles.

If you have mixed your grout too weak then you will come into a lot of problems with it been too weak and very porous which will cause a lot of issues with your bathroom tiles and might result in your tiles been subject to mould and mildew. If you have mixed all of the grout properly then you should see that you have a consistency which is very similar to toothpaste.

Applying Errors

When you are applying the grout in and around all of your bathroom tiles you might be able to notice some issues with the grout. There are some common issues which usually occur when you are applying your grout into your bathroom tiles.

The first thing you should do when you are applying your grout is a lot it to set for about 10 minutes it won’t set so much that you can’t apply the grout to your bathroom tiles. once you have allowed your grout to settle for 10 minutes you can quickly remix and use which will allow all of your bathroom tiles to have the best chance of been able to use your bathroom tiles.

When you are applying the grout to all of your bathroom tiles you will need to push the grout into the tiles at a 30 degree angle this will make the grout a lot neater around all of your bathroom tiles and will ensure you have less excess grout to remove from your bathroom tiles. when you are applying your grout it can be easier to work in sections rather than working on the whole wall at any given time.

Cleaning

Once you have laid all the grout around all of your bathroom tiles you will need to ensure you keep the maintenance up and you continue to look after all of your bathroom tiles.  Cleaning your grout and your bathroom tiles will help ensure you have the best chance of been able to keep the same tiles on the wall for some time to come. To clean your bathroom tiles simply take a damp sponge and apply it all over your tiles make sure you rinse it as you go round to ensure you are not wiping dirt onto your tiles.

 


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