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Hello! I have a dilemma, and if you could help me with advice, I would be very grateful. I am trying to install a...
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Hi, I recently had a contractor strip out and replace all the Mastik in my shower as it had failed. It was a very...
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I have been cutting quarry tiles outside with a diamond wet saw. i didn't notice but the spray went onto a glass...
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Last year I tiled a bathroom with marble tiles. The client wanted a marble bath top. The suppliers took my template...
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Hi What's the going rate for tiling 12mm thick porcelain tiles measuring 120cm X 120cm going directly onto dura...
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Hi, We recently purchased a vanity unit which has a marble top on it. Just had a few queries if people could kindly...
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I used Nexus Projoint Mid Grey Porcelain grout on our patio and it hasn't come out quite as dark as I would like. I...
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Ive just tiled the back wall of my shower with a hexagonal marble mosaic tile from topps tiles("serac"). Before i...
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What sealer would you use on slate? I used Miracle sealer for stone but I saw a few spots the other day by sink...
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Hi Folks, I have a client that has had a swimming pool built and I am shortly tiling all of it's room floor...
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Hi, please help! I've just laid a new 10mm porcelain paving and noticed that now it has dried some of the bed has...
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Would anyone be able to advise on repairing a chip on a light beige porcelain tile?
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Hello All, I'm seriously considering using the above system, do any tilers on here have any experience, good or bad...
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Hello, Last summer I had a black limestone patio laid. Pretty much straight away white marks showed up on it. I...
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hi all, Had patio done 2 months ago by landscaping co. Slabs are Indian Sandstone ‘Raj Green’. They were varied...
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The grout keeps coming out on my new shower floor and it is discolouring on the built in seat the grout (the photo...
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I got some everscape porcelain tile from Topp Tiles last year installed externally. It was put on a bed of mortar...
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Hi, I have porcelain mosaic tiles in the floor area of my shower. The shower has wet room underlay underneath to...
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Hello, I’m laying slate tile (indoors) for the first time, and need help choosing a sealer. Has anyone used Adseal...
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Hi Fellas,Any one recommend a sealer for terracotta floor job ,got about 20m2 or so,have heard you need to give it 4...
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Hi Everyone, With this kind of travertine being laid in the french pattern, how do you accommodate the smaller...
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Hi All. I'm just looking for a little bit of help please. I am laying a 25 sqm 800x400 patio in the coming weeks...
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Hello tiling community, Coming here for home improvement help. We recently had an install for a marble backsplash in...
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Hi all my wife decided to clean the oven today with " oven pride". You put the shelves and trays in a bag with the...
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Hi, I have cut my mitred edges of some fairly brittle travertine and I'm not happy with the finish so I have not...
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Hi all, not sure if this is really the right place for this, but here goes... I'm renovating a small (75m²)...
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Hi all, I'm not sure if I'm in the right place at all with this, but here goes..... I'm renovating an old rubble...
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Hi all I’m currently on a project using 20mm purbeck stone the field tiles are 435x435 with a 3mm joint. the...
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We have professionals in, installing a new bathroom and a downstairs toilet. The tiles were grouted two days ago...
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hi, i am a virtually retired tiler (58), legs back hips etc etc. a friend carpenter (65) has been renovating his...
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Hi, I have a small cloakroom under the stairs, the floor of which is currently bare (concrete screed). Due to the...
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Hello everyone, I am wondering why some surface water repellents for stone easily turns yellow over time? Is it...
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Hi. I am new to the forum, and would really appreciate some advice if possible please. We have recently moved into...
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Hello I have just moved into a house (built in 2003) and started to clear the kitchen, I have come across a black...
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Slate tolerance, what is acceptable. working on a new build house, for the contractor, (customer supplied tiles)...
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Hi guys i am new on here but reading to all the responses on here i can see there are an awfull lot of stone fixers...
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I am currently tiling a shower area. Field tiles are installed with space for a vertical 300mm vertical feature/...
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Hi all, I would appreciate some professional advice please. I have 10mm porcelain tiles for a garden front path...
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Wanted to put up a post about tiling with natural stone, most of us on here use a lot of it and a lot of us prefer...
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wanted Keope Pietra Di Keope Balmoral 30x30 cm VUF6 these are terracotta coloured. Gladly buy several boxes if you...
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