In decorating, everyone knows that "success or failure is determined by details", but some design details are often easy to overlook. Many small partners will face a problem, namely, whether window sills need to be installed.
Today editor will tell you about window sill. What is window sill stone? The role of window sill? The material of window sill is stone? Installing a window sill? How to choose, etc. to help you analyze it comprehensively.
▶1. What is window sill stone?
Sill stone, also called window sill board, is laid with stone at bottom of window. That is, a layer of stone or other materials is laid on the countertop with a simple layer of latex paint in place of internal windows and bay windows.
▶2. The role of window sill
①Protective effect: Avoid rainwater from window to original window sill, which may cause pitting, shattering and aging. Walls and window sills are usually sloped during construction to help drain water.
②.Decorative function: Window sill stones come in a variety of materials, colors and textures, which can freshen up look and reflect the interior decoration style.
③.Other Functions: The window sill stone is convenient and practical, extends service life of the window sill, and is easy to clean.
▶3. Window sill material
➲Advantages: Relatively low price, high production cost, easy and convenient installation, floor tile remnant finishing, easy maintenance and rich shapes.
➲Disadvantages: There is a risk of deformation and cracking, and texture is not very high.
➲Advantages: very beautiful appearance, warm body feeling, high comfort when used on a bay window table.
➲Disadvantages: Hardness, wear resistance, corrosion resistance, water resistance... are relatively poor.
➲Advantages: high texture, excellent appearance, high overall score.
➲Disadvantages: Natural marble is very brittle and there is a risk of cracking at a later stage.
➲Advantages: Harder, higher wear resistance, low water absorption, easy maintenance.
➲Disadvantages: The texture of granite material is distinct, and many people feel that aesthetics are not very good.
➲Advantages: high hardness and wear resistance, many patterns, many options and high cost.
➲Disadvantage: The pattern is not as refined as natural stone.
▶Fourth. Installing a stone on windowsill
➤1. Try gluing window sill after waterproofing window, which can have effect of a two-layer protection.
➤2. The slope of sill is reserved, low on outside and high on inside, to prevent water seepage.
➤3.The outer side of window sill stone should be well sanded to avoid sharp outer corners and prevent right angle bruising.
➤4. No cement pointing joints, glass glue is more beautiful and durable.
▶5. Acceptance of window sill
➺1.Window sill stones are laid evenly and evenly, with tight joints with window and walls, without large and small ends, with a beautiful closing.
➺2.The window sill stone has no cracks, breaks, defects such as defects, gouges, color differences, dirt, scratches and efflorescence on countertop.
➺3. The window sill stone should protrude from wall by 20 mm in thickness, sides should be 20 mm wider than window opening in thickness, and edge thickness should be 40 mm.
➺4.Protection of finished product.
There should not be a gap between window sill (or bottom pasting line) and wall, which is convenient for putty on wall to be located in corner.