quarry

  1. K

    Can anyone help me track down these tiles?

    I've attached a pic. They are 15 x 15 quarry tiles. Cream/beige in colour with a brown speckle. I have scoured the internet and can't find them anywhere. They are on a front doorstep. They are also on the doorsteps of just about every council house in the area, but still can't find them Thanks...
  2. C

    New or reclaimed Quarry tiles over existing quarry tiles - stay brerathable?

    I think my question has been partly answered by @Andrew near the very end of this thread, but would like to double check and ask an additional question. I am not a tiler. Situation (see photo) 100 year old terrace house. Front room appears to have original (or very old) quarry tiles on top of...
  3. S

    Preparation Self Levelling Advice On Sunken Quarry Tiles

    Hi Everyone, I was hoping someone could give me some advice for how I can get some floor tiles in my kitchen. I'm in the process of refitting it with help from my father in law. The original floor was vinyl, on top of a mostly crumbled self levelling cement on top of some very unlevel quarry...
  4. Nada

    Quarry tile staining

    Hi.. Just purchased a Victorian house, has quarry tiles in the entire basement. I initially thought I would have it tiled over completely as though they are in good condition, I'm not crazy about the tan/terracotta-y colour. Someone has suggested I stain them with a concrete stain then seal...
  5. A

    Quarry tiles on quarry tiles for hearth

    Hi I'm Alex. Amateur working on my old house. I'm getting a stove installed in a room with an open fireplace. The stove can sit on a hearth of 12mm. The room is already covered in historic quarry tiles. They've never been sealed. I figured I'd use a second layer of 12mm quarry tiles on top to...
  6. B

    Quarry tiles help please

    What's the best way to remove in order to retile the floor phrase? My son's new house is an escalating Victorian nightmare right now. We've just found quarry tiles under vinyl flooring, but most are very broken, some with deep chunks out so not at all salvageable like we hoped. Have seen one...
  7. jobdone

    Preparation No damp course under quarry tiles

    Can any give me some advice on how to deal with a problem with a floor in a Victorian house. The quarry tiles have been lifted and the customer wants to keep the floors level when finished. Here lies the problem as insulation board and ufh (electric) is going down well which means excavating the...
  8. P

    Plaster damaged quarry tiles

    I have an Edwardian quarry tile floor that is either unsealed or has not had seal applied for many years. Builders replastered the ceiling without putting any protection on the floor. Despite an industrial clean the tiles appear now to be bleached by the plaster or possibly etched (the floor...
  9. S

    Remove concrete screed from Red/Black Quarry tiles and then clean and seal

    Hi Everyone, We have come across some Red/Black Quarry tiles in our hall way that have over the years had concrete screed over the top, we have been to try and scrape back but its taken a day to just scrape back a few, has anyone got any tips to aid this process, and once the screed is removed...
  10. Plan Tec Tiling

    Video of quarrying Marble

    Watch this amazing video of Marble being quarried. An old video but we'll worth the watch..........
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