Can You Tile on Wood?

When it comes to tiling and learning how to tile, there’s a lot of myths, questions and uncertainty towards a particular question: can you tile on wood? Simply, the answer is yes!   By following some simple rules, you are not only able to tile on wood, but in fact there is no more difficulty to tiling on wood than there is on any other surface! And we’re here to tell you exactly what you need, to know how to tile on wood successfully.   Things to consider  

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How to Remove Tile From Wall: Tips and Tricks

So you’ve decided your room is in much need of an update. Your current décor is not to your style and it’s time you gave it a bit of a makeover, you’ve even found some stylish new tiles to install already. Today, we aare going to tell you how to remove the tile from your wall.   But there’s a problem! Your

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How To Work Out How Many Tiles I Need

Although it may seem obvious, knowing how to correctly calculate the exact number of tiles you will need is very important as the number of tiles that are going to be cut and installed is not the same as the amount you need to buy.  To start, you need to calculate the area of the room you’re tiling. For this, you will need a basic knowledge of geometry,

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Tiling Tips: Best Tips and Tricks for Successful Tile Installation

In the following article, you will find the best tiling tips and everything you need to know for a successful tile installation.    12 Top tiling tips We will discuss some of our top tips to think about when starting your tiling project to leave you with all your boxes ticked and hopefully less hick-ups along the way.  1. Check and

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How to Fit Tile Trim: Choosing the Right Trim and Installation

So you’ve chosen your tiles and your ready to tile the room, but have you thought about how you’re doing to finish off the edges? If you’ve read out last blog on ‘MITRED TILING’ you’ll know that the devil’s in the detail, and achieving a smooth transition round each corner and edge is key to leave your room with a perfect finish!  However, mitring tile it does require

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How to Lay Floor Tiles on Concrete

When laying tile such as ceramic or porcelain, one of the best surfaces you can use to lay on is concrete. Today we are going to see how to lay floor tiles on concrete!  If prepared correctly and laid well, a concrete bed can be a great surface to work on which provides minimal problems and will last for many years. To find

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CUTTING TILES WITH RUBI HAS BEEN POSSIBLE FOR 70 YEARS!

RUBI celebrates its 70th anniversary this year. The very first tile cutter was also invented 70 years ago. Coincidence? Not quite… because this invention was the first ever manual tile cutter, nicknamed RUBI! Who would have thought then that this would be the start of a global brand that in 2021 still provides the construction professional with the best solutions

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Mitred Tiling: What is it and how to get it right step by step

When planning a new tile installation, remember the devil is in the details. Grout lines, proper application of your adhesive and grout and a smooth transition around each corner and edge are necessary for the project to look great. Particularly when planning to tile rooms such as bathrooms with shower niches, there are many different external corners and points to consider. For these, we’re

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Using A Tile Cutter: Best Practices And Methods

If you are planning a tiling job, its likely you’ll come across points in your project where you’ll need to cut your tile to fit along walls, around corners or household fixtures and appliances, therefore it’s essential to know how to tile and for this you will need to use a tile cutter.  Knowing how to properly

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Preparing A Wall For Tiling: Steps and Tips

Preparing a wall for tiling can seem like a very difficult process, and almost impossible for someone with little experience. At first glance, it may look like a meticulous and complicated job, however knowing the correct steps that a professional tiler performs will greatly improve your work and make it a much more achievable task when deciding

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