According to the introduction of antique brick professionals, the following points should be paid attention to when choosing antique bricks:
Quality: There are many ways to distinguish good and bad antique bricks. Scratch the brick surface, take a closer look at the color difference, etc. The simple operation to measure the water absorption rate is to pour a glass of water on the back of the tile. The rapid diffusion indicates that the water absorption rate is high. It is not suitable for use in the kitchen and bathroom, because the kitchen and bathroom are often in a water environment. Row. A good product makes a crisp sound after being struck by hand, even if a hard object is used to scratch the glaze of the brick, it will not leave a trace, and the color difference of the same batch of bricks is very small, and the gloss texture is consistent.
Style: antique bricks are generally classified by civilization type, including romantic Europe, primitive Africa, mysterious Egypt, ancient Seven series of Indian style, elegant China, and the Kingdom of Babylon, the more popular ones are the romantic European and elegant Chinese antique tiles.
Color: Color determines style and personality, and also represents certain customs. The pattern is also a symbol of civilization. It appears on the antique brick surface and plays a finishing touch on the wall. It also guides people's imagination and feels the classic charm. At present, the more popular antique tiles are divided into monochrome tiles and tiles. Monochrome bricks are mainly used for large-area paving, while tiles are used as embellishments for local decoration. Generally, the tile patterns are hand-painted, and the surface is glazed, with a sense of fashion in the retro, simple and elegant yet delicate.
Combination: The size of the brick is visually, the large bricks expand the surface, and the small bricks can be rich and small Space; in principle, small-size antique tiles can be used for European classics, and large-size tiles for modern fashion; small-size tiles are used for small rooms, and large-size tiles are used for large rooms. But the current trend is still dominated by large bricks, because people like to have a wider vision.
Maintenance: Antique tiles also need to be carefully maintained. The matt tile has poor oil resistance and can be cleaned with a neutral detergent when cleaning; while the surface of the glazed tile has no pores, do not wax in daily maintenance to prevent the tile surface from becoming slippery.