Building a bath is only half the work. After the construction is completed, you must proceed to the finish. Interior decoration performs not only an aesthetic function. It includes a whole range of functions for the protection of walls, floor and ceiling. You also need to make bath furniture to give completeness to the interior space. To perform the work, you can invite a team of specialists. However, if there is a desire and some knowledge in this area, everything can be done independently. In the article we will tell you how to make the interior decoration of the bath with your own hands, show photos and video instructions.
The interior finish begins with the choice of material. Most often used for this tree. But not every wood material will do. This is especially true when it comes to the steam room, where there will always be high temperatures and high humidity.
Some materials emit substances hazardous to health at high temperatures.
The following materials are strictly prohibited in the steam room:
What can not be used in the steam room is perfect for a waiting room and a rest room. It is best to decorate the waiting room pine. Wood will give a pleasant aroma to the room and provide an opportunity to enjoy a real Russian bath.
Best for finishing steam rooms lining of linden and larch.
It is better to use larch for the steam room. This is a very durable material that will serve for many years. It is not destroyed by high temperatures and humidity. Another good option for a steam room is lime.
It is better to use wood in the form of lining. Panels are easy to install, breathe, and can be simply replaced. Lining - an ideal finishing material, especially when you consider that under the finish will be located insulating layer.
Trowel for a tile
Before you finish the interior baths, it is necessary to understand the intricacies of the process. Finishing wooden and brick bath is almost the same.
Work starts from the bottom up: from floor to ceiling.
Bath lighting Linden wall paneling is a rather expensive material. However, it is his best to choose for finishing the steam room. Lime wallboard has a number of advantages, it:
Types of lining
The bath is where always high humidity. However, a number of materials perfectly ventilated.The question naturally arises, is it necessary to install a vapor barrier here? It all depends on what materials were used in the construction of the structure and its finishing.
If lining is installed, and the bath itself is wooden, then a vapor barrier may be superfluous. The walls and so beautifully "breathe." In the brick structures to install a vapor barrier, most likely, it is necessary. However, if the design provides good ventilation, you can do without it. The question of installing a vapor barrier is individual, and only the master can solve it.
Tile is an inexpensive and practical material. In the steam room, it is better not to use it, but in the washroom and the dressing room it will be just right. This material does not need to be replaced over a long period of time. The tile does not collapse from moisture and high temperatures; it does not rot and does not require maintenance.
Ceramic tile There are several types of bath tile, but there are two main types of bath tile.
For a bath, the ideal choice would be a glazed tile type. Such material is the most resistant to various influences. The non-enameled tile does not tolerate temperature changes, which occur constantly in the bath.
When choosing a tile, it is better to dwell on those samples that have a rough surface. This will prevent slipping and falling.
Relying on the wall, it is better to be sure that it will not cause the slide. Therefore, not only the tile on the floor, but also the tile on the walls should be rough.
It is necessary to pay attention to what is the basis of the tile. It is better if it is smooth. The porous base can cause the spread of the fungus.
As for the shape, the tiles are produced both traditionally in squares and rectangles, and asterisks. There are among the varieties and complex structures. It is better for a beginner to take a rectangular tile, as it is laid very simply.
When buying, you need to know exactly how much material is needed. At the same time, you need to buy 5-10% more tiles than you need. After all, it is very fragile material.
Grouting the tiles
The tile looks great on the floor and on the walls. Especially beautiful is tiled mosaic. In some cases, the tile must be cut. It is not very difficult if there is a tool for cutting. After completion of the work it remains only to choose the furniture for the bath.
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Cladding of walls
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