Rubber paving tiles began to gainpopularity in recent years. Previously it was used only a few private traders, but now this coating can also be found in urban parks and alleys, at the entrance of shops and offices, car parks, as well as playgrounds and outdoor sports stadiums.
Tile has several advantages over asphalt and its laying can quite cope even a layman.
Paving tiles made of rubberchips, which is obtained from the processing of old tires. This is a very durable material, it does not decay for many years. Wheels cars have to withstand enormous loads and very long, so they are made of very wear-resistant rubber, which in this case has a good elasticity and resistance to alkalis and acids.
Tiles made of rubber has a rough, but soft and pleasant to the touch surface, high moisture repellent ability that provides protection from slipping even in the heavy rain.
In addition the material is cold-resistant, does not crumble, even at very low temperatures, it can be easily cleaned with the ice crust.</ Blockquote>
The advantages of rubber paving tiles can bealso carry a huge variety of shapes and sizes, rich color palette, aversion to deformation and subsidence, which makes it appropriate for any landscape design and in a variety of operating conditions.
Scope rubber paving tiles
This coating is ideal for playgrounds and sports grounds due to its high strength, dry, pleasant and soft surface.
The porous structure of some models such tilesIt allows its use in parks, even in the immediate vicinity of the trees. It is this material allows moisture to soak the ground and gives access the air, so the tree roots are not disturbed.
Favorable responses have been reported from the ownersprivate villas, which make out the track in such a way before the house and grounds in a recreation area. Even in very hot weather paving tiles remain cool, nice to walk barefoot on them.
Very comfortable rubber coating for the decoration of their pool edges and ponds. Water is freely seeping through the cracks between the tiles, allowing the deck to stay dry and safe.</ Blockquote>
Use this material not only canoutside but indoors. For example, they spread the floors in garages, gyms, indoor stadiums, and many others. As you can see, the application of rubber paving tiles is very high.
Laying rubber paving slabs
The first thing you need to level the surface. The methods may be different: a small alley, garden path or area in front of the house can be aligned well compacted sand or gravel or concrete pad. On the road that often walk or drive cars better pre-make a special concrete screed or lay asphalt.
For the removal of groundwater, it is desirable to make a small slope, tile edge bumpers to fix, so they did not disperse.
Selecting surface also depends on the thickness of themselvestiles. Cobbles less than 3 centimeters thick should always be laid on something solid, while tiles than 3 centimeters can spread to almost any flat ground.</ Blockquote>
The tiles are laid joint to joint by director offset pavers, as well as the "herringbone". Some models can be cut, giving them the chosen shape and put a variety of figural compositions as desired.
When working with the material most commonly used rubber-bitumen mastic or polyurethane adhesive.
If we take several kinds of rings of different colors,you can even create a colorful mosaic, only make preliminary sketch and tentatively lay figure chosen order without stapling it. This is necessary in order to understand this path suited to your landscape design or not.
Tips for laying rubber tiles
Try not to carry out laying the rubber tilesin cold and especially the rain. The temperature for such work should be at least 5 ° C above zero, the snow and puddles on the stacking surface and should not be.
Moreover, listen to the weather forecast and try podgadat it so that no rain was not just a few days before laying, and 2 - 3 days after.</ Blockquote>
After laying the tiles for about a dayIt is the polymerization process, during which rainfall is highly undesirable. The coating is prepared for use and weather conditions no longer affect it.
Care of rubber paving tiles
This tile is very durable and resistant to temperature changes and adverse weather conditions, so any special recommendations for its operation does not exist.
Dirty, you can simply rinse the surfacewarm water from a hose. To do this, the average water pressure start watering cover at a slight angle. Adhering dirt pre rub brush with soap or detergent. The resulting ice ax Cleave and remove from the surface of a shovel. All the rest of the time will be enough to sweep away debris from the track.