You will need
- - building level;
- - spatula;
- - duct tape;
- - drill;
- - adhesive for tiles;
- - notched trowel;
- - sponge;
- - grout;
- - "TIC" for tile;
- construction trowel;
- - rag;
- - protective agent for tile joints
Prepare the surface of the walls. The mosaic is laid on a dry, smooth and clean surface. Clean the walls from old paint, dirt and dust. Align and Polish the surface.
Attach mosaic tiles to the wall and fix it with duct tape. Mark the location of the tiles using a ruler and a pencil.
Apply special adhesive to wall with notched trowel. For increasing strength it is recommended to apply glue to the wrong side of the mosaic tiles. Do not apply adhesive directly on a large surface because it dries quickly. The optimal amount of surface for gluing - 9 sheets of mosaic.
Lay out the tiles focusing on the previously made marks. It is recommended to check the position of the tiles the building level. Insert "x" between the blocks of tiles. This will help you to achieve the same distance between the blocks.
Browse a special float at the laid tiles gently pressing on them.
Remove with warm water and sponge the excess glue. Allow the tiles to dry for at least 24 hours.
Take the grout and spread it evenly on the joints of the tiles using a trowel and spatula. For mosaic tiles, it is recommended to use a grout with fine grains.
Remove excess grout with a damp sponge. Polish mosaic tiles with a dry soft cloth.
Apply to the seams with special protective agent.
The color of the grout and glue used in the laying of mosaic tiles has a large effect on the final result. To glue mosaic tile to cement glue white or polymeric two-component adhesive, suitable in color to the selected mosaic tile.