Below is the step wise safe work method of statement for Ceramic Wall Tiles Installation.
Selected working area should be barricaded to avoid accidents & damages.
Obtain necessary clearances and approvals from Engineers including MEP clearance before putting the tiles on walls.
Ensure the surface to receive the wall tiles will be thoroughly cleaned and it will be made free from any dust and background is free from crack, grease and oil & wall should be plastered.
Set out tiles layout ,markings as per approved drawing with reference from grid line.
Mark out level on corners and walls surface at reasonable distance to serve as reference for tiles finish levels.
Set out the tiles as per drawing layout by buttering each tiles back surface with approved adhesive and provide adequate spacers in between each tiles and maintain proper alignment.
Lay out tile work to minimize the use of pieces that are less than half of a tile and provide uniform joint widths unless otherwise indicated.
Where adjoining tiles on wall trim are specified or indicated to be same size align joints.
Provide smallest joint permitted for tile size and recommended by the manufacturer for wall tiles and spacer as per consultant selection.
The gap between the tiles will be filled using approved grouting materials.
Grout shall be sanitized and match the tiles. The joints shall be a minimum of 5mm deep and free from dust. All joints shall be completely filled, tooled to an accepted profile and wiped down to leave free from blemishes.
The grouting joint shall be a nominal 2mm, at no point greater than 3mm or less than 1mm and deviations shall be non-cumulative.
The grout joints shall be ‘washed’ joints: meaning the grouting shall be washed out to the bottom
line of the arris.
Polish the tile when job is complete with clean dry cloth.
WIR to be raised after completion of work and ensure its approval from consultant engineer.