10 Small Home Tile Design Ideas
Force the grout in between the tile joins with the spreader held at right angles to the die. moving it backwards and forwards as you go. It you scrape off any excess grout quickly,
4 cut out around pipes cut the tile in two along the ecal ine. Score the curve and cut away the surplus.
it can be reused. Before the grout dries, take a damp cloth and wipe off excess. Use a piece of wooden dowel to smooth the grout lines into a slightly concave groove, or wipe over the grout to create a flush finish. When the grout has dried out completely, use a clean, lint-free cloth to polish the tiles.
For authenticity, if you are restoring a Victorian interior, you should follow the style of wafer-thin grouting between tiles.
To finish off the gap between a tiled area and another surface, such as a bath or shower tray, use a silicone rubber sealant or caulk. Apply sealant directly from the tube onto the join, cutting the nozzle to match the size of the join. Squeeze on to the join as you would ice a cake, in a smooth, continuous line, with the tube held at a 45-degree angle to the join. Use your finger or the back of a wet teaspoon to smooth the sealant into the join and use a damp sponge to wipe away excess.