Tips & Tricks

How to Tile a Bathroom: Tools and Tips

Tiling or retiling your bathroom walls can be a great way to refresh a room or go for a new look or design. There are a myriad of tiles and materials you can use. You may choose to employ a professional to do the work, but in this blog we will take you through all

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How to cut porcelain tile

Porcelain and ceramic tiles can often be confused with each other. They look alike and share the same colours and sizes but believe it or not, there are huge differences between them. With that, this How to Tile article, we are here to teach you all about how to cut porcelain tile! When looking at

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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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Our Top Tips For Using Tile Spacers Effectively

If you’re beginning work on a new tiling project, and it’s your first time working with tiles, you may be a bit confused. There is a lot to know about laying and placing tiles. From mixing up tile adhesive and grouts, how to tile with the RUBI manual or electric tile cutter, and grouting the

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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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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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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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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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How to Tile: Steps, Materials, and Methods According to Room

Tiling is a skilled job that requires a good amount of planning, but we are here to help you get the best finish. Whether you’re tiling a full bathroom, a kitchen splash back, the shower floor or any small areas that require more skill such as a fireplace, we’re here to give you the best advice & information on how to tile that will help you

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