floor tile

Tiles are usually thin, square or rectangular coverings manufactured from hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, baked clay, or even glass. They are generally fixed in place in an array to cover roofs, floors, walls, edges, or other objects such as tabletops. Alternatively, tile can sometimes refer to similar units made from lightweight materials such as perlite, wood, and mineral wool, typically used for wall and ceiling applications. In another sense, a tile is a construction tile or similar object, such as rectangular counters used in playing games (see tile-based game). The word is derived from the French word tuile, which is, in turn, from the Latin word tegula, meaning a roof tile composed of fired clay.
Tiles are often used to form wall and floor coverings, and can range from simple square tiles to complex or mosaics. Tiles are most often made of ceramic, typically glazed for internal uses and unglazed for roofing, but other materials are also commonly used, such as glass, cork, concrete and other composite materials, and stone. Tiling stone is typically marble, onyx, granite or slate. Thinner tiles can be used on walls than on floors, which require more durable surfaces that will resist impacts.

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  1. AWM2022

    I Have Spare Tiles Porcelanosa Hampton Beige Floor Tile 22cm x 90cm (13 Boxes,15.444 M2)

    Available - Porcelanosa Hampton Beige Floor Tile 22cm x 90cm (13 Boxes - 15.444 M2) Porcelanosa Hampton Beige 22 x 90 cm – A premium light Grey wood-effect porcelain wall and floor tile with natural grain, knots and tone variations. Practical for internal and external applications. Manufactured...
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    Help with bad tile job and grout

    I was hoping for some advice. I have large white tiles in my kitchen who a friend laid. I was away at the time he laid them so was unable to give him feel back and ask for them to be altered at the time. I absolutely hate the way they have been laid, the joints do not line up and he didn't use...
  3. K

    Oscano Graphite Matt Stone effect Ceramic Wall & floor tile

    Hi, this is a long shot, but does anyone happen to have any Oscano Graphite Matt Stone effect Ceramic Wall & floor tiles? They appear to have been discontinued by B&Q Thanks
  4. J

    Chipped Floor Tile - Best Way to Fix

    Hi all I have some chips on my kitchen floor tiles. What is the best method to fix them please? Thanks in advice. Jim
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    Help to ID this floor tile

    Can someone please help ID this floor tile? These are 13"x13", the back is stamped with the word "Corona" and also says "Made in Columbia" . TIA.
  6. P

    Adhesive Norcross NX Floor tile adhesive failure

    need eyes in the back of your head. Using Norcros NX standard set floor tile adhesive. After an issue with multipro boards I did some trials with this product. Following tec instructions on the bag, to the letter, after. 4 day cure my tiles pulled off with minimal finger pressure. On primed ext...
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    I'm Looking For This Tile Padova beige floor tile - Topps Tiles code 810329

    Due to being them poorly laid some years ago, I have a few cracked tiles. I know these have been discontinued but if anyone knows how I can get some, myself (and the wife) would be eternally grateful. Paul
  8. mahdimsa

    Where can I buy a good quality porcelain tile in dubai?

    I need help to buy porcelain tiles in dubai. Please refer me to reputable companies. Thnx
  9. R

    I'm Looking For This Tile Undefasa Rajasthan black 600 x 330

    Hi I'm looking for this tile - they changed the size recently to 600 x 300 but I need the older size to match the flooring into a new extension
  10. dkotouza

    Setting Out Is this floor tile alignment acceptable?

    This is the tiling on a Victorian house bathroom floor after a renovation. Is this alignment / setting out acceptable? How can it be remedied if not? Highlighted to the contractor from the start how the tiles do not run parallel to any of the walls, and was told the room isn’t square, so the...
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    Natural Stone Advice on terracotta

    Hey guys! I am in need of some solid advice. I just had some terracotta tiles installed. It had to be shipped from California to New York. In transit, the tiles did get some scuff marks. Obviously got installed with the scuffs in them. After installation, an impregnator sealer was applied on top...
  12. W

    Extending current porcelain floor tile without door strip

    Afternoon all, I am purchasing a new build property and the builder has already laid 4500mm x 4500mm porcelain floor tiles through the entrance, hallway and kitchen. As part of the purchase we have agreed they will lay the same tiling in 3 additional ground floor rooms but they have stated they...
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    Wanted Style Selections Serso Mahogany floor tile

    I'm searching for Style Selections Serso Mahogany floor tile. I'm needing 67 boxes, but will buy what I can get. Tiles measure 6" X 24", Item numbers are 1095207 and (Lowes #397694).
  14. Kenny_Lad

    Mixed Sized Floor tile pattern

    Good morning, I am looking but failing to find a pattern for mixed floor sizes in the following ratios, could anyone help me pls 40x60 *2 40x40 *2 40x20 *1 20x20 *2
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    I'm Looking For This Tile Living ceramics- Beren biscuit floor tile 600mm

    Living ceramics - porcelain Beren biscuit floor tile 600x600
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    I'm Looking For This Tile Looking to ID and source a (Woolliscroft?) floor tile

    Hi there, Hoping someone can help identify what these floor tiles are, and any possible sources for them. We are looking for about 10-15. I am not a tiler, I have just been asked by our contractor to help source some if possible. They are 145mm x 145mm x 8mm (approx) They are double sided...
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    Hex mosaic floor tile query

    Hello - any advice welcome. My tiler laid our mosaic floor sheets incorrectly so the pattern was incorrect. After flagging it and asking what was the best option to fix. He said he could swap over the individual tiles to make the pattern right. He's done that, but I've noticed that several of...
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    Depth of floor tile adhesive.

    How thick will the finished tile adhesive be for floor tiles, and what size notch trowel should i use(10mm?).
  19. L

    Porcelain Spare tiles wanted

    I’m looking to source a tile/s which was originally from Better Bathrooms in Edinburgh before closing down. Purchased 4.5 years ago. The tile details are - 50cm x 50cm Urban Preto Floor Tile Product code 7532 The tile is Athricite/black colour with a smooth even finish. Does anyone have any...
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    Looking for a professional tiler for victorian floor tile job

    Hi all, Its been about 10 years since i was last on this forum. How time flies eh! Hope you're all keeping well. I was wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a professional who specialises in Victorian tile jobs. There used to be an elderly chap around the Lancashire area many moons...
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