Tag: tiling

Tiling Around a Toilet – Dremel

| April 9, 2015
Tiling Around a Toilet – Dremel

If the tiling around your toilet is old, cracked or the wrong colour for your new bathroom, it’s quick and simple to chip off the old tiles, make good and tile the new ones around and behind your existing sanitary fittings.

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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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Tools You Need When Tiling

| April 9, 2015

Several of the tools you might need when tiling can be found in the most basic of tool kits.

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Tiling a Wall

| April 9, 2015
Tiling a Wall

Tiling a wall is one of those DIY jobs which is fairly easy for anyone to do, but more difficult to do well.

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Making a Tiling Gauge Stick

| April 9, 2015

One of the most important factors in making a good job of any tiling project is careful planning. It is not always the best idea to just start in the corner with a full tile and work up or across from that.

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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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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 Stained Grout

| June 1, 2012
How to Remove Stained Grout

Learn the easiest and safest way to remove grout from between wall and floor tiles.

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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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Perfect Tile Grouting

| March 21, 2011

The gaps between tiles are traditionally filled with grout, a cement based paste available in a range of colours. The task of grouting is the easiest part of laying tiles, however, bad application can affect the finish of a tiled wall dramatically.

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