Color paving slabs and a blocking – a very important subject in the area of decorating the territory. It is divided into two-color, tricolor and multicolored varieties. It is necessary to carefully figure out how it do, how to choose this material and how to apply it.
Decoration of the plots is made by various means, and for the sake of it is spent big money. But the fact is that much depends on the proper design of tracks, sites and courtyards. In this sense, bright decorative blocks greatly benefit from monochrome analogs, and even more so in gray asphalt. Classic variant of multi-colored (or rather, two-color) tiles – a combination of white and black tones. You can also try:
black and red;
The market presents both three-color paving slabs. Good examples can be reckoned:
PK 04SG ROTBRAUN-BUNT SPEZIAL GERUMPELT;
- Landhaus Color Mix Dawn;
- “Wesusberger” Color MIX steppe;
- PK 07 Herstlaub.
Making a colorful pavement produced in two ways. Under the “through” technique during the mixing of the solution there is a special dye add. The second way is that the paint is applied to a fully finished product. So do if you need to change color paving slabs. Also staining the surface helps reduce slip; Usually used dyes on an alkyd or polyurethane based.
IMPORTANT: With an active operation, the external coating can quickly wear. Increase the color of the color of the color helps the manufacture of paint made of natural substances.
Through-cutting pigments implies the use of fine powder to be thoroughly grinding. It is worth noting that only components with the same dispersion can be mixed. Another subtlety – the selection of proportions is always experienced, because it is impossible to accurately calculate them.
Tips for choosing
Immediately it is worth notifying that the pursuit of the most bright coating is simply as described. Over time, too juicy colors are beginning to annoy. Almost always can be used moderate pink and light yellow colors. They do not show excessive brightness and energetic, but help to create a positive mood. When using two or more colors in the composition you need to carefully check how well they are combined, there are no obvious contradictions.
If possible, apply tile from one party. Even the products of one brand, but released with an interval of several weeks, can differ significantly in terms of shade. Getting to get acquainted with the coloring tile before shopping you need with the natural light, putting it on the ground. Coloring on the computer screen, in the paper catalog or even on the highlighted stand is not too adequate. It is recommended to meet with reviews.
Features of use
Colored paving slabs can be used for:
garden and country tracks;
Lowing such products is not particularly different from working with simpler monkey solutions. Be sure to mark the territory. It is required to make an accurate scheme, taking into account the slope of the area. Marking is made at the expense:
Often, the paving slabs suffers from chopping and splitting the surface layer. It is often reflected not only on aesthetic, but also on technical (mechanical) product characteristics. Basically, a similar problem is associated with the wrong selection of material in thickness. Very thin tiled blocks are subject to destruction due to excessive load.
IMPORTANT: Even at the design stage, it is thorough to think about the drainage scheme and its practical organization.
It is often an one more problem – how to clean the paving slabs from cement. Large pollution areas are knocked down by chisel, chisel and other sharp shock tools. IMPORTANT: It should be carefully dosing the power of impact. If it is weak – the dirt will remain if too strong – the tile can split or be covered with cracks. A small drop or the influx is not knocked down, but scraping; Spots and divorces are eliminated by phosphoric acid and similar chemicals.
Tiles repair is also quite difficult, but it is possible. Before work, the problem is fencing. Dry the damaged pavement and, dropping below the concrete pillow, if it is, turned the tiled masonry from the ground. Separate tiles knock out slightly moth, then pushed up the wooden wedge. The replacement element is lay first “on dry” for fitting, and then removed, if everything is correct, and the solution is already poured.