Metal Tile / September 13, 2018 / FifineAsselin
The tiles must be tight and correctly aligned. The bottom and top course is then marked using a bevel. Two people may now chalk a line along the length of the valley. This gives a much straighter line than individual measurements. Laying the tiles Contrary to other roofing practices pressed steel tiles are best laid from the ridge down. Lay the under lap into the prevailing wind. This will ensure the maximum wind resistance and stop the roof lifting. The first full top course is laid out and fixed at the head of the tile allowing the subsequent row to be slid underneath the bottom. It is important to even out the tiles to make the best use of the cut ends.
Metal will also reflect a great deal of the heat from the sun thus saving cooling energy costs within the house. Metal tile is being used in the bathroom also as people find it an excellent choice for back-splash designs. This tile cleaning is very easy and maintenance is at a minimum apart from the sleek look. This has made it a popular choice for counter tops and wall covering in kitchens as well. Installation Metal wall tiles are relatively easy to install if you follow the basic guidelines of tile work. You also need to be aware of the tile design and how it will affect the pattern you are trying to create. A special tile adhesive is used to create a strong and lasting bond.
With the amount of variety available online you can either choose from tiles that have a copper finish or from tiles that are made of pure copper. Tiles that have copper finished are generally available in a mosaic design. The pure copper tiles are made from 99% pure copper and are generally field tiles used to add character to the flooring or wall. These field tiles are available in sizes of 4" x 4" and 6" x 2" and generally have some sort of design or motif embossed on them. The designs can vary from birds animals flowers fruits insects to motifs. The variety is large. Regular copper tiles are also available in a 6" x 6" size. Most of the copper tiles you will find are generally come from Mexico.