Such Diverse Tile Adhesive Glue

Now in DIY stores and markets of any city sold a lot of adhesives for attachment of cladding materials: all types of ceramic tiles and tiles of natural stone and marble, mosaics, etc. Tile adhesives can be divided into two groups: ready-to-use adhesive paste (putty) and dry sand-cement mixture. The first is a thick paste in a hard plastic buckets of different sizes). This tile adhesive is not to dilute or thicken enough to stir the contents well bucket, and then you can start laying tile. For bonding decorative ceiling tiles made of polystyrene, are generally used transparent polymer adhesive without filler, PVA-based adhesive or acrylic adhesive. Best are acrylic. They can be used to glue the tiles to any, including uneven surfaces.

Moreover, such adhesive immediately grasps connected surfaces and does not require additional fixation. Modern foreign manufacturers offer a special adhesive or mastic mixture, sold already ready to use either in the form of powders, require mixing with water. Most of them have a basis of different brands of Portland cement or white glue, and component. Depending on what kind of glue is used as an additive (water dispersion, acrylic or epoxy), distinguished by a mixture of speed, strength, setting and purpose: for interior walls in the kitchen and bathrooms, laying tiles, exterior basement, tiled slurry tanks and pools. Firms do not always indicate the composition and even the adhesive base mixture, so navigate to the often not very informative 'for outdoor work', 'fast-', etc.

Prefixes like 'super' generally remain on the conscience of the authors, a 'universal tile glue' is predominantly a mixture of epoxy resin, suitable for all types of work and standing in several times more expensive. The most extensive group tile adhesives represented by dry mixtures, which are complete with glue after the addition of water. The composition of such mixtures include mineral binder (different brands of cement), fillers (mostly quartz sand) and the modifying polymer additives, which give the glue various properties, depending on its use. Compared with the finished pastes and dry mixes are a number of advantages, in particular, they are distinguished by a higher mounted and possibility to use for the exterior. An important factor is the difference in price. However, and disadvantages of the dry mixes are also available. Let's say you started a renovation in the apartment of a recently built residential home. And if you decide to stick tiles with a cement mixture, you will be disappointed. As the walls of "baby" of the building will shrink during the first 8-12 months, tile will crack and fall off the walls. To avoid such troubles can be, if we use more flexible adhesive paste. In this case, the tiles will "sit down" as needed, along with the walls.

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