Tag: tiles

Decorating Tiles

| April 9, 2015

If you are tired of your existing tiles, but don’t want to go to the trouble of removing and replacing them, you could always try decorating them.

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Tiling a Splashback

| April 9, 2015

The easiest way to create a splashback is to use only full tiles, extending them slightly past the edge of the fixture.

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Cutting and Shaping Tiles

| April 9, 2015
Cutting and Shaping Tiles

There are several ways to cut tiles correctly, depending on what type of cut you are trying to achieve. Straight cuts are best done with a tile cutting jig. This is a purpose made device which makes it easy to hold and score a line in a tile.

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Working with Granite Tiles

| April 9, 2015

The appeal of granite is that it is beautiful, durable, and strong all at the same time, carrying the ability to withstand high traffic and use.

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Replacing Cracked or Broken Tiles

| April 9, 2015
Replacing Cracked or Broken Tiles

Although tiles provide a generally hard-wearing finish, a hard knock (when moving furniture for example) can crack or chip them. Replacing a single or even multiple tiles is a fairly simple task.

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Laying Ceramic Floor Tiles

| April 8, 2015
Laying Ceramic Floor Tiles

Ceramic floor tiles can really add appeal to a room. But as well as aesthetic value, ceramic tiles also have the added bonus of being hardwearing, easy to clean and cool in the summer. Laying them is not too much of a job, but preparation is key

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Laying Soft Floor Tiles

| September 3, 2014
Laying Soft Floor Tiles

This guide looks at laying self-adhesive soft tiles, and the steps are the same for vinyl, cork or any other flexible tile.

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Tile Accessories

| August 11, 2014

For the first time tiler, drilling into tiles may seem a bit daunting and after all of the planning and preparing, what you don’t want is a cracked tile caused by a drifting drill bit. However before you start, try looking for some alternatives.

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How to Remove Tiles

| May 29, 2014

A DIY guide to removing floor and wall tiles safely…

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Common Tile and Grout Problems

| February 21, 2013
Common Tile and Grout Problems

Treating common problems with tiles and grout…

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Tiling Awkward Areas

| March 30, 2011
Tiling Awkward Areas

We show you the best way to tile awkward areas…

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How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

| March 14, 2011
How to Lay Mosaic Tiles

Mosaic tiles can create a great finish in both kitchens and bathrooms. Mosaic tiles come in large sheets on a mesh backing to hold them all together. This makes it much easier and quicker to lay the tiles and allows you to buy ready made patterns.

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