How to lay tiles around corners: a small guide
The laying of tiles around corners is the activity that needs the biggest attention during the covering of a surface. This happens because external corners and edges are areas that are particularly delicate to cover. A little mistake is a decisive factor for the functional and aesthetic success of the work.
The laying of tiles around corners is a work that DIY aficionados often deal with. Before proceeding with this “domestic” activity independently, you need to know techniques and ways of implementing, especially if you have to deal with delicate areas such as external corners.
The laying of tiles can be done on different kinds of base and, for this reason, you need to make the surface perfectly flat and consider the quantity and the type of tiles to choose. To be careful, we suggest to buy a further 10% of tiles for remedying in case of breaks.
The laying of tiles around corners: Profilpas external corners profiles
Since corners are very delicate, you need to pay serious attention to tiles around corners and protect them with the suitable profiles that guarantee safety and aesthetic appearance at the same time. These are the most useful Profilpas profiles for this purpose.
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Protrim line , with its rounded profiles for external corners, is specifically designed to avoid the cut at 45° of tiles.
On the contrary, Proangle line, with its square shape, is suitable for the laying of coverings in rectified porcelain stoneware.
Proangle Q includes a line of universal profiles in stainless steel, polished or satin, that is particularly resistant to chemical and atmospheric agents. This line is also available in aluminium and PVC.
Then, there is Probord that is a line for the protection of external corners of ceramic coverings that have not been installed yet. It includes two different solutions: Probord IL and Probord ILN, both in stainless steel.
Procorner is especially used for the protection of external corners of coverings and for the finishing of surfaces that have been already laid. It includes Procorner M profiles that are available in different finishes in aluminium, stainless steel and brass, and Procorner P that are available in soft PVC and are useful to protect from accidents.
Lastly, there is Protop, an edging profile that is suitable for worktops or kitchens.
In conclusion, a correct laying of tiles around corners is not enough: indeed, you need to focus on the appropriate profiles to guarantee aesthetic and functionality at the same time.