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  1. Dan

    RIDGID LevelMax System used on Large Bathroom Floor Tiles

    RIDGID LevelMax System used on Large Bathroom Floor Tiles Not a brand I've heard of over here.
  2. O

    Level up an entire ground floor

    Son wants wood-effect tiles all the way from the front door to the back. Concrete on all floors - but levels vary falling away to the back. He's asked to insulate the floors with insulation board throughout - probably 10mm. Given that we have enough height for the thickness - how best to level...
  3. J

    Floor isn’t level help!

    We’ve had an extension and the concrete has been laid higher than the existing floor We’ve had a self leveller put down(20 bags) it’s levelled the floor but it isn’t flat to the new extension We’ve had a tiler come round but he’s saying he and not sure what to do We’ve bought 60x60 porcelain...
  4. R

    Setting Out HardiBacker & Floor Level?

    So I've got a kitchen dining room which I want to tile all the way through. The kitchen is concrete base and the dining room is floor boards. I plan on putting 6mm HardiBacker Board on the floorboards, but that will raise up the dining room by 6mm above the kitchen base. The concrete is sound...
  5. T

    Floor tiles lifted on calcium based self level floor

    Hi all,my tiler fitted 600x600 porceline tiles to my calcium based concrete slab,it was 4 months after it being poured and he did a test by laying a peice of polythene taped around edges to see if it was still emiting moisture,this was after it was professionally sanded sorry and no moisture was...
  6. N

    Rocatex acrylic primer with Rapid Level 30?

    Hi Has anyone got any experience of using Rocatex acrylic primer with Rapid Level 30? I’ve got a load of primer left as well as some RL30. Thanks Andy
  7. A

    Looking for advice on the best Laser Level?

    Hi all. I've been looking into buying my first laser level. Can anyone recommend the best one for general tiling? I've been looking at the IMEX ones here: Buy Laser Levels Cheap Online at EasyMerchant | Free Shipping - https://www.easymerchant.co.uk/laser-levels/ But I don't know if the...
  8. S

    Laser level advice??

    Got a few floors to tile coming up next week and looking to get a laser level. Been looking at the Dewalt dw088k, not to sure if I would be able to use this for flooring though. Even span upside down? if not can any one recommend a Dewalt alternative as im about to order online! Many thanks.
  9. Al Getaroundtuit

    Planning a level access shower

    Hello all. Newbie here. I'm new to the forum so go easy on me! I'm looking for advice, please, having trawled the net and ended up here. So far I've had conflicting advice about the best way to create my en suite shower room in the new extension/bedroom (1st floor). Room is approx 1.8m x 2.0m...
  10. Miles

    New self level compound

    Hi all, I have looked at a job today and the customer has already bought 14 bags of level compound that I have not used before. It’s Mapei Ultimate Level 1210...I’ve used Mapei grout, adhesive and screed but not this and a quick google search shows that Screwdix sell it as well as several online...
  11. SimonJC

    Advice on the best laser Level for tiling

    Hello everyone I have just joined this forum as I’m going to train as a tiler, having changed careers completely. I’ve been looking at the Bosch GTL 3 and the Dewalt DW089k. The Bosch seems to have the ability for 45 degrees whereas i don’t think the Dewalt does, however the Dewalt seems...
  12. acaciaguy

    Laser level recommendations

    which laser levels do you guys use for floor and wall tiles ?
  13. V

    Self level compound poor job?

    Hi my tiler screeded my bathroom floor 4 days ago and it hasnt fully cured in places. There also a white powdery residue on top. In some places where its thinnest it has set. In other places not so well - you can walk on it but i tried scraping some of the white residue and slithers of screed...
  14. Pritch

    Self Level compound or board first?

    Hi everyone . I have a question to ask about my bathroom. I'm about to install electric under floor heating in my bathroom and lay new tiles . I've lifted the old tiles that were laid directly on top of the chip board flooring but the old adhesive is extremely difficult to get off. Is it ok...
  15. S

    Lazer levels looking to retire the spirit level :)

    I have read through a load of old posts on the same subject so sorry to drag it up again but I have recently bought a dewalt https://www.screwfix.com/p/dewalt-dw088k-self-levelling-line-laser/38474 and I was surprised how wide the line is and not that fussed on the red laszer, I had expected the...
  16. B

    NVQ level 3. What's involved and how to achieve the qualification?

    Hi, this is my first time using this forum or any forum for that matter, so please forgive me if I'm doing it wrong! I have been tiling for roughly 12 years. About 3-4 years on job training with no college or course experiance. My family and I have decided that we would really like to emigrate...
  17. B

    NVQ level 3. What's involved and how to achieve qualification?

    Hi, this is my first time using this forum or any forum for that matter, so please forgive me if I'm doing it wrong! I have been tiling for roughly 12 years. About 3-4 years on job training with no college or course experiance. My family and I have decided that we would really like to emigrate...
  18. K

    Water UFH How to build floor level above underfloor Heating?

    Good Evening folks. I have an underfloor heating question which im hoping someone can shed some light on. Basically we have bought an apartment that has water underfloor heating. The living room and hall have floorboards in there currently that are 1inch thick and sit above the heating system...
  19. Ryan rogers

    Wet room former not level

    EDIT: I posted this in the DIY board but it does not appear to be very active. So I thought I would post again in here. Afternoon, please go easy on me. I have installed a wet room former into my en suite. However one thing has lead to another and I must have forgotten how to use my spirit...
  20. H

    Tiling at bathroom door not level, causing threshold issues

    Hi We are just near the end of getting our bathroom refurbed by a local plumber. The tiler he used did a good job overall, but left the threshold with a 7mm rise on the left had side versus the right. Now when the plumber tries to fit the threshold z-bar to the carpet, on one side it is flush...
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