An Introduction To Movement Joints

Schlüter-Systems looks at how the correct placing of movement joints protects tiling installations, guaranteeing their long-lasting integrity.

  Why Are Movement Joints Needed?

Why do tile installations need movement joints? Where should they be placed? What type should be used?

  Where Should Movement Joints Be Fitted?

After examining why tiling contractors must use them for ceramic and stone tiling, Schlüter-Systems looks at the technical question of exactly where they should be fitted.

  Sealants Or Pre-fabricated?

The next step is to install the correct type for the application - because what is right for one application may not be suitable for another. Schlüter-Systems looks at the capabilities of the two main types of movement joint.

  Stopping Unsightly Fungal Growth

Schlüter-Systems now looks at installing the correct movement joints to prevent the all-too-common problem of fungus growth and soiling of the floor-to-wall connection.

  Movement Joints - The Right One For The Job (Part One)

There are different types of movement joints required for different types of applications, and it is essential that the right one is used for the right job.

  Movement Joints - The Right One For The Job (Part Two)

Schlüter-Systems explains the reason there are so many different profiles available, is to ensure there is a joint which is suitable for every conceivable individual application.

  Movement Joints - Part Of A Complete Systems Solution

 Schlüter-Systems explains in some cases it is simply just not practicable to insert a movement joint over every joint in the floor, especially if the joint or crack is irregular.

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