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As stated we love seeing your DIY stuff! Take a couple of photos and show off your project here!!! I'll go first with my dad's handiwork tiling the bathroom!
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Hey guys! After tiling my bathroom and ensuite last year which would not have been possible without the fantastic advice and knowledge on this website I'm now planning to tile our back porch...
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I have underfloor heating and a concrete floor. I cleaned the floor then PVAd it. I followed instructions on the bag of adhesive (cement based, highly polymer, modified, thin bed tile adhesive)...
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Hello I am a DIYer and after a successful shower tile project set about tiling bathroom floor. Victorian terraced house, previous floor - exposed original floorboards. After research and...
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Hello I'm making some beginner's mistakes and also need advice please.... I've tiled the shower but the tiles fitted perfectly at the bottom of the corner - and didn't at the top so I have a 1cm...
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Three tiles fell off my wall in my kitchen, and underneath I scraped off the combed white tile adhesive and also another white layer with a knife. It exposed some gypsum and paper like material...
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Hi, I've been doing alot of research prior to tiling the ground floor of my home, approx 40m2. The structural floor is 18mm Ply and after reading all the horror stories of failed floors I am...
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Hi All, I'm about to start my first tiling job (at home) and after thinking about steps have a few questions regarding corners (inner corner(s). I have 5 msq area to cover, and my tiles are...
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How do you know when you need a new scoring wheel on a manual (Rubi) tile cutter? Is there anyway to know before tiles aren’t snapping cleanly?
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Hey All, So we're in the midst of a project and it's been interesting. Is there a type of edging that can be used to "hide" and/or protect the edges of the tile that are protruding? While some are...
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Hello, after watching so many instructional videos and planing, I just can't understand how to tile a simple drywall construction in our bathroom. I got some good advice here so I hope you guys...
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So probably a basic question but this is my first attempt at tiling and want to get it absolutely right. If I start with a full tile from the upstands, there are several sockets which would be in...
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Hi, super basic question, Okay to prime standard multifinish surface and left to dry the day before tiler comes, with Bond It SBR Admixture 1:1 with water? SBR Admixture A styrene butadiene...
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Hi! I'm having a new extension built on my house. In fact, I've spent today putting in the CAT6 ethernet network (cables and conduit) and bashing through the old gable wall to join the two...
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hi guys, please excuse my terminology if i dont describe my current diy job. i have just ordered tools from amazon... cube laser, trowel, float, grout etc... i have not ordered the leveling tile...
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I am about to embark on tiling my bathroom floor and looking for a bit of advice. I have tiled a couple of floors before but always onto concrete and have gathered that upstairs floors need some...
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Today was day 1 of my downstairs bathroom renovation. Remove accessories like towel rail, shelves, mirror, panel heater, toilet roll sculpture etc. Remove basin, cistern and toilet and bath...
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Any advice please. I had porcelain tiles put in my bathroom 12 months ago. Gradually on one wall they have started to lift and are rocking when touched. The wall behind these tiles is clinker...
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Back tiling again after a long break and loving it!!! After mixing grout with a teaspoon - forgot to wash it and now it's caked and hard. Is there a nifty technique or do I just stab it with a...
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Hi guys, I will be doing a kitchen splashback using metro tiles. The tiles are 10cm x 20cm in size. Should I go with 2mm spacers or 3mm spacers? Grout is Mapei Keracolor Super Fine (SF). Thank...
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Hi all First post on here as need some advice. We are building a house and have got to the point where the floors need tiling. The floor is a sand and cement screed that was NOT poured. It has...
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Hi all, First time tiler. Decided to tile the kitchen after a fire destroyed the old one. I need a bit of advice as to which layout I should use for the pipe which has been boxed in. Do I...
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Hi all, I am getting quotes in at the moment for my bathroom to be fully tiled, all walls top to bottom and floor. So far the quotes are ranging from £590-690 but before any of them can do any...
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Hi Everyone, Plumber by trade but do a lot of bathroom refurbishments, have hired tilers in the past with mixed experiences. I have not been impressed with the last few tilers and have started...
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Hey guys, as usual I've got a problem and I'm looking for help! My mum has lived in her house for 12 years and the entrance hall and kitchen floors were tiled by the previous owner. To be honest...
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Hi I’m looking for some advice regarding some limestone floor tiles we are laying. They are coming up with water marks that don’t seem to be drying after around 5 days. They were laid on a bed of...
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Just wondering what height to cut clear - Tile + How much for adhesive? The tiles are 59cm x 59cm porcelain and 9-12mm thick. I have a 20mm trowel. I think that is 15mm height so applied at an...
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Hi Not strictly a DIYer but have come to learn a bit about tiling over the last few weeks. We had a large open plan area tiled over a wet UFH system. Our tiles are from Porcelanosa (don't ask...
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Hello looking for a bit of advice. I’m planning on doing a splash back above my sink. So far I have the tiles and trim. Was wondering what’s the best adhesive and grout to use as there is glass...
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Hi all, So long story short, I have just purchased my first house and I am a avid DIYer. I am looking at installing some "wood effect" porcelain tiles in my downstairs hallway/kitchen/utility...
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Hello, This is the first time of posting and hope that someone can give me some advice or posing me in the right direction. I've tiled successfully in the past and, in my opinion, done a decent...
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Hey guys. Long time reader, first time poster. I've got 42mm between my current concrete slab (insulated) and my desired final floor level (tiles) How do I overlay my pipes? Is there a thin...
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Hi, I'm trying to assess what prep is needed on the walls for my kitchen backsplash. We'll be using a metro tile or longer rectangular tile (up to 300mm length) in brickbond and as the walls have...
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Hi, I’ve just crossed over from the plumbers forum for some tiling advice as I’m in the process of a full bathroom refit. I’ve removed a few tiles to see what the state of the plaster is like and...
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Moved this as I incorrectly posted in the Pro forum! Hi all, Finally getting to lay the tiles in our renovated kitchen tomorrow, its been slow going but the end is in sight! Tiles are 200x200x9...
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Hi, I've just seen patches of tile backer board with patches where something looks to have melted the foam leaving the mesh. Anyone have any idea what could've caused this and whether they need...
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Hi, hoping someone can help with advice. We purchased 600 x 600 tiles for our bathroom floor, and 300 x 600 rectified tiles for our bathroom walls. We are using a satin white on the walls, and a...
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Hello I have an external hollow block wall which is really brittle and uneven. Although I will loose some room size I was thinking of facing it with a stud wall to ensure its square then glueing...
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