can also be used to create the illusion that a room is bigger than it actually is.
If your wall has doors, windows or fixed cupboards, work out their area and subtract this from the total area you'll be tiling
TIP IF you're doing the tiling
yourself, it's a good idea to buy tile adhesive the same colour as the grout - you can get all-in-one ready mixed products.
"The tile was usually offloaded onto a hayrack and pulled alongside the tiling
The Local Theorem for tilings
yields a necessary and sufficient criterion for a tiling
in [R.sup.d] to be crystallographic in terms of the number and the symmetries of k-th tile coronae in the tiling
can be pricey so keep things simple and save your favourite ones for a small splashback.
must have a minimum 95% adhesion of the mortar to the back of the tile.
TOURS The mathematicians noticed that the tilings
always seem to contain a smaller, symmetrical shape, such as a square or isosceles triangle.
The effect was like ceramic tiles on a floor or a bathroom wall, and so it is called tiling
. As you can see in this picture, the pieces of the pattern touch each other so there are no blank spaces.
Using these horizontal and vertical guides you can now start tiling
the wall in rows.
The adhesive and grout must be suitable for where you're tiling
- not all can be used in showers, for example - and the sort of tiles you're using.