The Proper Techniques in Installing Ceramic Tiles on Your Outdoor Area

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Outdoor living, a trend that combines the interior and exterior function of a house is becoming more popular in 2018. The reason why is because with outdoor living, homeowners can expand their dwellings without having to pay expensive fees.

Outdoor living, a trend that combines the interior and exterior function of a house is becoming more popular in 2018. The reason why is because with outdoor living, homeowners can expand their dwellings without having to pay expensive fees.

The installation of ceramic tiles in the open areas of your house is one perfect choice as it can add to the function and aesthetics of your outdoor areas. From patio, garage, to the open kitchen, ceramic tiles are often used, especially as the floor on the exterior of your house.

One of the differences between applying ceramic flooring on the interior and exterior of the house is on the outside area, ceramic tiles will be exposed directly by various weather changes, such as the hot sun and heavy rain.

Thus, it is very important for you to think thoroughly about each product and materials that you will use when you apply the ceramic tiles. That way, you will be able to avoid any tile problems in the future.

 So, what kind of problems you will face when you installed ceramic tiles on the exterior of your house randomly? And how to avoid those problems?

 The first problem that often arises is popping, which is caused by temperature difference that leads to the occurrence of shrinkage between the premixed mortar and ceramic tiles. This problem can be avoided by applying expansion joint techniques when installing the ceramics. This connection technique will help to anticipate the structures shifting on the floor. 

Then, you have to use the right premixed mortar from Mortar Utama Weber as the grout filler for the outdoor area, like MU-408 ColorOutdoor. Equipped with Active Defense Technology, this premixed mortar is able to survive climate change as well as sun exposure.

Moreover, MU-408 ColorOutdoors high abrasive resistant will also protect the grout from any damages when exposed to a friction caused by heavy objects like vehicle tires.

The last problem that often arises in the grout is color fading, which was caused by frequent climate changes. Regarding this problem, MU-408 ColorOutdoor will be the best solution to maintain the color of your grout as well as the aesthetic of your house.

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Sources:

www.rumahku.com

www.tileoutlets.com