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How to Tile a Shower Wall the Easy and Simple Way

 Most people think that installing ceramic tile to a shower wall is difficult. Well, it is actually is a pretty simple task. You can handle this DIY project in a weekend. Adding tile can transform the look of your entire bathroom. Ceramic tile also comes with so many patterns and colors available. Make sure your have the right tools, be patient, and taking your time, are the keys to success, just like any home improvement project. Follow these simple and easy tips to tile a shower wall. Let’s check this out!

Cleaning Bathroom Tiles  Some Simple and Easy Ways

Cleaning Bathroom Tiles Some Simple and Easy Ways

How to Tile a Shower Wall the Easy and Simple Way: All the things you will need

  1. Level
  2. Tape measure
  3. Pencil
  4. Notched tiling trowel
  5. Thinset mortar
  6. Tile spacers
  7. Wall tiles (glazed)
  8. Grout
  9. Tile saw
  10. Sponge
  11. Grout float
  12. Caulk
simple bathroom tile designs can make a difference in a bathroom

Simple bathroom tile designs can make a difference in a bathroom

How to Tile a Shower Wall the Easy and Simple Way: Instructions

  1. Use your tape measure to take measurements across one shower wall horizontally. Then, you should mark the middle. Use your level and pencil to draw a vertical line from the top to the bottom. Now, you will have a guide to install the tiles.
  2. Use your notched tiling tower when applying thinset mortar along the bottom half of the wall.
  3. Along the bottom of the wall, you should press the bottom course of tiles in place. Start at the middle and continue working your way to the sides. In order to separate the tiles from the floor.  Make sure to put spacers between the tiles and also below them.
  4. Cut the tiles at the two ends of the line as needed by using a tile saw. And then, you can install those tiles. Be sure the cut sides that are facing the bathroom walls.
  5. In the same manner, install the next courses. Begin each course at the center and continue working to the sides. If necessary, use your tile saw to cut the tiles around the shower fixtures. Do to use the adjacent walls and whole wall.
  6. Now, you can let the tiles to set and dry overnight. After that, remove the spacers.
  7. Use grout to grout the walls. Use a grout float to apply grout to the joints. Make sure you are working your way from the top to bottom. Scrape the spaces off the surface by pressing the grout into it. Use a damp sponge to wipe up the excess grout. And then, you should allow it to set for about 24 hours.
  8. Run caulk beads up the vertical corners where the walls meet each other and along the floor where it meets the walls. You should also caulk around the shower fixtures to prevent water leakage. And then, allow the caulk to dry for about 24 hours.
  9. If necessary, you can apply a grout sealer to prevent the grout from becoming porous.


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