Tips & Tricks

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, you

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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.  In this

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Top 5 Tile Styles That Will Trend in 2021

Style trends of the past have often been so specific that within a year or two, they were no longer deemed ‘stylish’. As we head into 2021, we’re seeing a re-discovery of timeless tile styles, combining classic interior design with modern advancements.  Over the last year, UK homeowners have spent a collective £55 billion on

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Wood-look Tile Flooring: How to Lay Tile

“How to lay tile that looks like wood?” Is that even a hot topic to write an article about? Well, the truth is that wood-look ceramic tiles have become increasingly popular in recent years. And it’s easy to see why. As much class and sophistication wood flooring can bring to a home, the truth is

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10 most common mistakes when laying tiles

Last year alone, homeowners had over 63 million square metres of tile installed in homes in the United Kingdom. Laying floor tiles is the go-to method for modernizing the look of a home. No matter what style of tile you choose, tile done wrong will have a negative effect on the look of your home.

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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, to cutting tiles with the Rubi manual or electric tile cutter, and grouting the

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Sanded VS Unsanded Grout – The 4 Biggest Differences That Matter

Most tiling specialists have an intimate knowledge about the difference between sanded VS unsanded grout. But even some experienced general contractors are still unsure about the differences between the two most common grouting materials. So, to help you take a side in the sanded VS unsanded grout debate, we’ve put together this guide. Whether your

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Don’t Break It: How to Drill through Tiles in 7 Easy Steps

You better know how to drill through tile perfectly, even though you think you’ve completed yet another successful tiling project. The design is exquisite, the tiles are perfectly cut, and everything lays evenly. It’s quite the piece of art. But, your job is not ready yet. Now comes the part that could potentially damage all your hard work: drilling

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Care and maintenance of your RUBI manual cutter

Which are the tips and tricks to get the maximum quality and durability of your RUBI manual cutters One of the aspects that the ceramic tile fixer has very clear, is that the acquisition of a manual RUBI cutter is a safe investment. Not only for the quality and profitability of the tool, but also

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