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This isn't a rant! Just a quick msg to anyone who needs to know. IMO, this forum is cluttered with to many pages to go on. In today's internet world, I think it needs to be more simplified!
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Can you just confirm that you can login okay since I've switched over some of our advertising to an external ad network, please? When I switched over PlumbersForums.net, we had a couple of issues. One being people not being able to login. If you can't login, you should still be able to reply...
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Hello. I purchased these Dennis Ruabon Heatherbrown 7” Hexagon Tiles Made in Wales. They are in amazing condition and have never been taken out of the box. I am looking to sell them, but I am having no luck finding this exact tile online to get a starting price point. I have reached out to...
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Hi there, I think the forum is great but it's absolutely hellish to use regularly because of there being SO MANY adverts. I paid to join but there are still adverts left right centre and everywhere flashing and jumping and giving me a headache. I've tried logging in and out but it's made no...
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Hi all I’m wondering whether someone might be able to diagnose an issue I’ve got with my kitchen tiles. They are 60 cm by 60 cm porcelain. A number of them seem to be rocking underfoot and the grout keeps on coming loose. Any ideas what the issue is? Three tiles have also developed hairline...
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Hello all. My building inspector told me i have to insulate over my stud uprights to avoid cold bridging(25mm pir). This side of the wall will be bath and shower so wanted to use hardiebacker boards to tile over. I cannot find any cement board screws long enough to secure the 12mm board over the...
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Hey guys, I hope you're all well. Any advice on getting a neat trim on this one? The trim will want to run floor to ceiling along the blue dots. The wall with the purple dots will be tiled floor to ceiling. The wall with the red dot will be half wall. If I use trim sitting out over the half...
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is mapei liquid membrane ok to come into contact with kerdi? Hello First time poster- embarking on a wetroom project. I wonder if you can help with this first query please ... the wall area I’m going to tile will have kerdi matting but planning to also apply mapei liquid waterproofing membrane...
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i noticed when removing some subfloor that the builders placed a 4 1/4" hole for a toilet waste pipe in 2 floor joists on the second floor. the joists are 2x10 and the span is 27'. the bottom of the hole is 1" from the bottom of the joist. i have been asked to tile the floor of this room with...
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Hi I am just after some advice. Can I lay ceramic tiles straight on top of self adhesive tiles? These vinyl tiles have also been laid on old brown linoleum. It is a concrete floor and the self adhesive tiles have been down on top of this linoleum for about 15 years. I attempted to lift the...
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Hi, I’m looking to see if there’s any wetroom specialists in the west of Scotland? After having a poorly installed one lately and now getting some of my funds back I’m looking to see if there is any wetroom specialists in the west of Scotland as it needs ripped out and completely re-done...
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Hi, we have large format concrete tiles 2.7 x 1.2m for our 30sqm kitchen.they are 12mm thick from concept Tiles. We had someone lined up but their mother passed away and now e are in limbo as the house can’t be finished and are basically homeless now. Wondering if anyone is available with the...
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I'm looking for a decent geometric floor planner program/resource and having a little trouble finding anything useful on the net. My client has bought loose tiles with no floor plan. I'm not sure who she got them off, but apparently its a small firm that furloughed the only geezer in the office...
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Hi, I have used Kerdi membrane several times around showers but never around a bath and would like some advice please. Ill attach a pic, but my question is should the Kerdi membrane run behind the bath. I.e. the membrane fitted and then the bath installed up to it. Or is it ok to install the...
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Hi there, it's my first time trying to tile. I had to fill large holes in the wall, then had to plaster. I used gypsum easifill. I think I now have to use a plaster primer. I've seen 2 both mapaei one is plaster primer and the other I noticed was primer G, which is best.
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Im soon going to be fitting acrylic splashbacks in my kitchen. The old tiles have been removed and some of the old plaster has come off along with them. I now have an uneven wall to cover. would i be ok to use dot and dab to secure the splashbacks to it? any advice would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi all. I need to tile directly to green CaberFloor. There is no room for The thickness of any additional board, or a membrane system. Does anyone know of any product I can use to just prime the surface of the CaberFloor to accept the flexi adhesive? I am conscious of the adhesive not taking...
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Hi, im new to the site and unfortunately its a dreaded pricing question. I've been approached to replace 100m2 of a public swimming pool floor. The areas have been already been cleaned out etc and are in a few pockets of 10-15m2 in size. Ive been told the tiles are 300x300 with no mosaics in...
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Hi, Is there anyone out there looking for some free labour in the Oxfordshire area anytime from now until Christmas? I am free from Wednesday to Sunday. I am looking for either a tiler/bathroom fitter to help gain a little a experience in the trade, so someone will take a second a look at me...
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Hi Just looking for a bit of advice - new tiled floor installed in kitchen & Conservatory a few months ago, 90 X 90 Porcelain tiles. I waited 2 months before turning on the UFH and went up a degree a day, I followed all the precautions. However I noticed a hairline crack on one of my tiles at...
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Hi returning to tiling after a 25 year break.(I actually trained in the late 1980s) Materials have changed significantly, including some huge format tiles. My question regard epoxy grouts for those who have experience in :- Are they as easy to use as traditional cement grouts? ( the videos make...
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Hi returning to tiling after a 25 year break.(I actually trained in the late 1980s) Materials have changed significantly, including some huge format tiles. My question regard epoxy grouts for those who have experience in :- Are they as easy to use as traditional cement grouts? ( the videos make...
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I am installing kitchen backsplash with 6" x 6" ceramic tiles to the ceiling. The challenge —> there is an existing custom wood vent hood with trim at top and bottom of hood with curved and rounded contours to fit tile around. What is the best tool/tools to have the best success. I am prepared...
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Hello tilers, I’m after some advice. I started doing a mosaic during lockdown, spent two days laying out and then sticking over 3000 little tiles to some board. I bought some burgundy grout pigment and grouted the thing. The grout dried a crappy light plum colour and I managed to sand a lot of...
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Hello, I am wishing to have tiles right through house into kitchen diner, there is quarry tiles in the hall and kitchen but a wood floor in dining and living room. I have had people say to ply over it all but am worried about future problems with tiles popping etc.. Can anyone please advise...
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DIYer tiling my whole house. Done smaller projects but in this I am concerned about the current use of tile and carpet and the transitions from room to room. Can I “build up” the carpeted areas once the carpet is out so that I do not have to rip up the old tile? I have attached a couple of pics.
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Hi there, I am currently in a dispute with the liquidators of BCT regarding some pallets of matt white tiles that were sent that the sizing was all over the place. I am also having to lift several floors due to the glaze in the floor tiles being poor, and tiles discolouring. . . . . . not to...
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Hi all. I am preparing to install my first marble effect tiles and I have seen them installed two ways before. 1 random and the other with the veins lining up and running through in a pattern. I’d prefer the latter but not sure whether you need to pre sort the tiles or whether they are boxed...
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Evening everyone , we have about 9 floor tiles in our kitchen that needs to be replaced , ( don’t want to have to replace the whole floor ) I’ve search for hours to find the tiles and finally found them , until I realised they are 3 cm to big , so my question is could we cut them down to size...
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Hi. About to lay ditra matting over cement board substrate. The Ditra handbook states use a 6mm x 5mm trowel. I have a 6x6 trowel. Is this likely to cause a problem? Also they state use a thin set mortar..... S2 flexible adhesive should be ok shouldn’t it? Thanks all
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I've got a ground floor of 160 MTRS to price and it's just been screeded and it has UFH I suggested ditra but the owner wants BAL flexbone , I've never used it and I'm a bit nervous as it's such a big area the tiles are big standard 600x600x10 porcelain.
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Hi All, I need advice with my sub floor in my kitchen. The floor is half original floor boards and half concrete. The problem arises at the joining of the two floors as there is a ridge and also the concrete floor is quite uneven. Can you suggest a best method for this floor as I would like to...
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Hi,I’m wondering if anyone can help on an issue i have with a stain on a porcelain tile,After grouting & the clean up a bucket was left on the floor overnight & the next day when removed the stain appeared underneath.I have tried with water a few times with no success & have left it over the...
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Hi.... I have recently had my bathroom refitted and tiled floor to ceiling. The company tell me the tile does not cut cleanly and they have now covered the chips around the window with a stick on trim which does cover the mess, but should I accept this? The tiles used are Nest white glazed...
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Hi all Im hoping that you could give me yoir opinion/ some advise. I had a tiler tile my bathroom walls 3 years ago and now the tiles are coming away from the wall the tiler has told me that the walls were primed prior and that flexible floor adhesive was used not wall adhesive as the tiles...
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