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Colorful & Decorative - Cement Tile


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    Alcala


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    Cadiz


    Clavel_lg
    Clavel


    Granada_lg
    Granada


    Malaga_lg
    Malaga


    Mayaguez_lg
    Mayaguez


    Ocoa_lg
    Ocoa


    San_Cristobal_lg
    San Cristobal


    Santo_Domingo_lg
    Santo Domingo


    Toscana_lg
    Toscana


    Bayahibe_lg
    Bayahibe



    Catalina_lg
    Catalina


    Constanza_lg
    Constanza



    Gran_Cordoba_lg
    Gran Cordoba


    Mandalla_lg
    Mandalla


    Melilla_lg
    Melilla


    Ponce_lg
    Ponce


    San_Juan_lg
    San Juan


    Sevilla-B_lg
    Sevilla


    Tulipan_lg
    Tulipan


    Bonao_lg
    Bonao

    Chitamani_lg
    Chitamani



    Cordoba_lg
    Cordoba


    Isabela_lg
    Isabela


    Manzanillo_lg
    Manzanillo



    Montecristi_lg
    Montecristi


    Puerto_Plata_lg
    Puerto Plata


    Santa_Barbara_lg
    Santa Barbara


    Sosua_lg
    Santiago


    Yuna_lg
    Yuna


    Bruselas_lg
    Bruselas


    Ciudad_Nueva_lg
    Ciudad Nueva



    Cruz_Saladrigas_lg
    Cruz Saladrigas



    Macoris_lg
    Macoris


    Marrakech_lg
    Marrakech


    Neiba_lg
    Neiba


    Romana_lg
    Romana



    Santiago_lg
    Santiago


    Toledo_lg
    Toledo


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  • AM-010_Amber White
    Amber White AM-010
    AM-035_Golden Rod
    Golden Rod AM-035
    AM-055_Suede
    Suede AM-055
    AM-130_Khaki
    Khaki AM-130
    AV-025_Aqua
    Aqua AV-025
    AZ-010_Powder Blue
    Powder Blue AZ-010
    AZ-030_Jewel Blue
    Jewel blue AZ-030
    AZ-045_Steel Blue
    Steel Blue AZ-045
    AZ-120_Midnight Blue
    Midnight Blue AZ-120
    BL-015_Antique Ivory
    Antique Ivory BL-015
    ES-020_Neon Green
    Neon Green ES-020
    GR-015_ Grey
    Grey GR-015
    MA-010_Lilac
    Lilac MA-010
    MA-030_Sandy Brown
    Sandy Brown MA-030
    RO-010_Pink Frost
    Pink Frost RO-010
    RO-030_Indian Red
    Indian Red RO-030
    RO-050_Dark Roast
    Dark Roast RO-050
    RO-085_Deep Henna
    Deep Henna RO-085
    VE-015_Arabian Green
    Arabian Green VE-015
    VE-040_Dark Sea Green
    Dark Sea Green VE-040
    VE-115_Romaine
    Romaine VE-115
    VE-135_Granada
    Granada VE-135
    AM-015_Sugar Cookie
    Sugar Cookie AM-015
    AM-040_Golden Ocre
    Golden Ocre AM-040
    AM-110_Polk Gold
    Polk Gold AM-110
    AV-010_Light Turquoise
    Light Turquoise
    AV-030_Green Stone
    Green Stone
    AZ-015_ Light Blue
    Light Blue
    AZ-035_Royal Blue
    Royal Blue
    AZ-050_Beethoven Blue
    Beethoven Blue
    AZ-140_Silver Velvet
    Silver Velvet
    BL-020_Tan
    Tan
    ES-025_Olive
    Olive
    GR-050_Pewter
    Pewter
    MA-015_Cornico Beige
    Cornico Beige
    MA-035_Chocolate Mousse
    Chocolate Mousse
    RO-015_Light Salmon
    Light Salmon
    RO-035_Fire Brick
    Fire Brick
    RO-070_Peach Puff
    Peach Puff
    RO-110_Dusty Coral
    Dusty Coral
    VE-025_Everglade
    Everglade
    VE-045_Bayou Waters
    Bayou Waters
    VE-120_Melon Green
    Melon Green
    AM-025_Radiance
    Radiance
    AM-045_Deep Amber
    Deep Amber
    AM-115_Blonde Wood
    Blonde Wood
    AV-015_Turquoise
    Turquoise
    AV-035_Indian Green
    Indian Green
    AZ-020_Sky Blue
    Sky Blue
    AZ-038_Indigo Blue
    Indigo Blue
    AZ-110_Sky King
    Sky King
    AZ-180_Oriental Night
    Oriental Night
    BL-110_Oxford White
    Oxford White
    GR-010_Pearl Gray
    Pearl Gray
    GR-110_Autumn Eve
    Autumn Eve
    MA-020_Cocoon
    Cocoon
    MA-040_Boulder Brown
    Boulder Brown
    RO-020_Coral
    Coral
    RO-040_Chocolate
    Chocolate
    RO-075_Terra Cotta
    Terra Cotta
    RO-115_Sunset Cloud
    Sunset Cloud
    VE-030_Peapod Green
    Peapod Green
    VE-050_Green
    Green
    VE-125_Misty Jade
    Misty Jade
    AM-030_Tibetan Gold
    Tibetan Gold
    AM-050_Pecan Pie
    Pecan Pie
    AM-125_Olive Wood
    Olive Wood
    AV-020_Caribbean Blue
    Caribbean Blue
    AV-110_Aspiration
    Aspiration
    AZ-025_Harbour Sky
    Harbour Sky
    AZ-040_Stormy Blue
    Stormy Blue
    AZ-115_Sterling Blue
    Sterling Blue
    BL-010_White
    White
    ES-015_ Sienna
    Sienna
    GR-013_Ash Gray
    Ash Gray
    GR-115_Dark Shadow
    Dark Shadow
    MA-025_Rich Chocolate
    Rich Chocolate
    NG-010_Jet Black
    Jet Black
    RO-025_Tomato
    Tomato
    RO-045_Brown
    Brown
    RO-080_Santa Fe
    Santa Fe
    VE-010_Everfrost
    Everfrost
    VE-035_Veridian Green
    Veridian Green
    VE-110_Blanched Turf
    Blanched Turf
    VE-130_Cana Green
    Cana Green
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  • CEMENT TILE INSTALLATION GUIDELINES

    Installed properly, cement tiles will present a beautiful, durable, long-lasting surface that is very easy to maintain.

    These installation instructions are provided as a service and helpful guide only, knoxtile is not and will not be held responsible for improper installation of your cement tile material.

    Consult with and hire a professional contractor / installer familiar with and experienced in installing cement tile.

    • Inspect your order carefully and be mindful when handling cement tile, do not damage the finished surface or corners of the tiles.
    • Keep stored tile materials dry. Prolonged exposure to moisture, can cause the colors to fade or stain, and cement tile surfaces to effervesce, resulting in a white powdery surface contamination of the tile derived from excess moisture leaching through from the porous bottom surface of the tile.
    • The natural processes of coloring cement tile is subject to color variations. Blend tile lots before installing to assure a consistent color effect.
    • Prior to installing interior cement tile materials, allow them time to adjust/cure to the humidity of the interior space/area.
    • Freshly installed cement tile will show some residual cement dust on the tiles surface, prior to laying grout remove all residual dust by throughly cleaning the tile surface.
    • Control tile lippage during installation. Only install cement tile over a flat, and cured concrete surface.
    • Use high quality thin-set adhesives, such as Laticrete or Mapei products. Inquire of and follow adhesive manufacturer's instructions when installing cement tiles.
    • Cement Tiles are not intended for installation methods that use excessive quantities of water.
    • Do not install during excessively hot weather or full direct sun. Quickly evaporating moisture can be drawn through the tile body potentially causing surface effervescence.
    • Make sure that adhesive is applied to the full back of each tile (100% coverage). Larger tiles require back buttering.
    • Do not set tiles with a mallet or rubber hammer, level tiles by hand pressure only.
    • Remove excess adhesive from the surface with a damp cloth or sponge while it is still fresh.
    • Cut tiles using a sharp diamond blade with water saw, to avoid chipping the edges.
    • Sealing cement tiles with an impregnating or penetrating sealer before grouting is absolutely necessary.
    • Do not use any acids or alkaline to clean tiles. Use a PH neutral cleaner.
    • Allow two to three days after tiles are laid before grouting joints. Ensure that thin-set material is fully dry so that no moisture is trapped by grouting.
    • Once grout has been applied and starts to dry, remove excess grout immediately.
    • Do not use duct tape or gaffer tape directly onto cement tile surface. Tape can discolor or stain your cement tiles.
    • If you decide to use a colored grout it is recommend to choose a color that is the same, or lighter than, the lightest color in the pattern.
    • After installation, wash the surface with a neutral detergent and remove any excess dirt and water.
    • Do not allow liquids to spot, pond or ring on the surface of the tiles.
    • A natural patina will occur as the floor is maintained and wears. Water spotting will be minimized through ongoing maintenance.
    • Sweeping or dust mopping is important to remove abrasive grit that may cause wear.
    • Familiarize yourself with the installation recommendations and requirements prior to starting installation.
    • Discuss any safety and or maintenance recommendations with your installer.
    • You and your installer are responsible for ensuring proper installation and sealing of the tiles.

    These tips are provided as as basic guidelines only and knoxtile is not responsible for any errors, issues or subsequent problems that may arise due to improper installation practices. You may contact us for clarification and further recommendations if necessary however, all guidance is provide as an informativ/br alt= alt=e strongs alt=ervice astrongnd should not supersede the guidance and advice of your general contractor or professional tile contractor.