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  • How To Work Out How Many Tiles I Need

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

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    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 ...
  • How to Lay Floor Tiles on Concrete

    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 fo...
  • 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...
  • Preparing A Wall For Tiling: Steps and Tips

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    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...
  • 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 collecti...
  • 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 that this is not an ...
  • 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. Don’t let this stop...
  • 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 p...
  • 7 Easy Steps for Drilling Into Tile

    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...