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How to Apply Ceramic tiles on roof Terrace

Sat Dec 03, 2011Total posts : 2
Pooja Panchal
Pooja Panchal
Join date: Dec 2011
Topic: How to Apply Ceramic tiles on roof Terrace

In my newly constructed home, I am planning to flooring my roof terrace with ceramic tiles. Ceramic tiles are 1x1 foot size. Contracter wants to keep a gap of 5mm (Joint) between tiles. and he will fill it white cement. how is it in respect of waterproofing. Rain water can come down through joint between tiles.
Or should we apply tiles without gap.
Please guide me best way to apply tiles on roof.
Tue Dec 06, 2011Post  #1
Biman
Biman

Join date: May 2011
Post subject: Ceramic tiles on roof Terrace

Ceramic tiles is not a good material for roof (terrace) water proofing. You can do traditional water proofing first followed by ceramic tiles flooring. Good quality ceramic tiles expands/ distort very little, maximum 3 mm gap is sufficient. Maintain a good slope, use bigger tiles.
 
Fri Jan 27, 2012Post  #2
newtondisc
newtondisc

Join date: Jan 2012
Post subject: Best way to decorate your roof..

pooja you have a good choice but it is not safe for roof because ceramic tiles are not specially designed for terrace of the house. To lay tiles on your roof you should select best tiles that can't absorb water into it. I read some important instruction from tiles for home article after searching om google then i use on my roof. So you should use roof tiles those are designed for terrace.
 

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