Decorating Bathroom Walls - Sleek Polished Sophisticated Look

A great idea to renovate a bathroom without making any basic structural changes is to install new bathroom wall tiles. A wide range of slabs is available in the market and you can find some matching pieces for your bath. Tiles are convenient to install and easy to clean as they display high resilience towards moisture and dust. With slabs, you can not only give a new look to your room but also make it clean and hygienic. Damp atmosphere fosters growth of various kinds of germs, bacteria and fungus that can make your room an unhygienic place to bath.

There are several ways to cut tiles. Some require more equipment than others so you need to assess if it's worth buying a tile cutter. If you have a large tiling job to do, or are planning on tiling other areas of your home, then it could be a good time saving investment. Perhaps you could also borrow one from a friend, many people will have a tile cutter they don't use very often.

Butter the backs of cut tiles and set them in place individually to finish off your tiling. You can drill holes for towel hooks, light switches and the like after the whole tiling job is complete. Let cure for 24 hours.

Apply the grouting after leaving the tile adhesive to dry for at least 24/48 hours. Make sure that this is water and mold proof, particularly for BATHROOM WALL IDEAS that are often going to come into contact with water. The grout should be applied with a grout float which is made of rubber - so as to not mark the tiles. Any excess grout can be removed with a damp sponge.

Spread the mortar and install the next row of tiles. Tap them into place, and use a level so they are sitting evenly across the row with each other. Continue to mortar, install, tap and level each row across each row.

By now you should have a workable plan and it's time for action. This needs a step-by-step approach too. You will literally be starting from the ground- beginning from the floor and up.Be sure to account for any changes in the layout, also.If you've decided to replace your toilet with a wall hung toilet, the floor under the toilet will need to be tiled, too. Everything should be well accounted for from the planning, budget and execution.

Wall art in the bathroom should be cheap and cheerful considering that even the most well ventilated room is going to have moisture in the air. Don't put priceless antiques or family heirlooms up in a bathroom. Pick up some cheap prints and some cheap frames, glass clip frames are very cheap and will look just fine in a bathroom. Don't feel compelled to go for something 'bathroomy' you don't have to have a nautical theme with lighthouses or pictures of comedy fish just because it's a bathroom. Pick something you love. You can always change it if you get fed up of it. Or better still, and even cheaper, get the kids to design some artwork.

Wipe the tiles with a damp sponge to remove all excess grout. If a haze begins to form, buff the tiles clean with a dry rag to clear it away. Allow the grout to dry overnight.