• Thanks for visiting TilersForums.com, the Tile Advice Forum. It's free to join if you'd like to register and ask a question should you not be able to search for your answers already. :)

self

  1. A

    Self leveler required vs lay down tile per instructions?

    I have a 12'x'12' room on concrete slab. The floor is relatively flat, but using a 8' spirit level, I can see there are slight high and low spots. I'm installing 8" x 48" porcelain tile so Im assuming they are prone to breaking easier if the floor isnt perfectly flat due to their length. Do I...
  2. J

    Cheap self leveling kit?

    A job coming up I'm would like to use a self leveling kit. I'm wondering if the cheap Amazon ones are any good or can anyone recommend one? I'll be tiling large format porcelain on walls
  3. L

    Kitchen Floor tiling on Latex Self Levelling Compound

    Hi all, needed some advice. Can you fit kitchen floor tiles on a surface made level using a latex self levelling compound. Can you tile straight onto the latex levelled surface or would you need to do something else before laying the tiles. I hope i have been clear and if not apologies as this...
  4. M

    instalay self adhesive floor tiling mat.

    we have an architect building a number of apartments that we are pricing for. he would like this used on the bathroom floors. has anyone on here used this product and is it any good. cheers.
  5. C

    External self levelling ideas?

    Morning guys and gals, Anyone used Wickes products for external levelling? Cheers in advance, Chewie
  6. 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...
  7. Bopster

    2 part self levelling compound

    had a quote back from a supplier for electric ufh and they’ve included 30 bags/bottles of ultra level it 2 slc. Ive used mapei renovation screed recently, what/if are the benefits of 2 bottle/bag?
  8. D

    Large area to be self levelled

    Hi there, Just looking for advice on a few things, I am going to be starting a new project in a few weeks. I actually lay wooden floors not tiles but recently I have found that i am needing to do alot more of my own sub floor prep, especially for parquet floors and the sub floor prep is the...
  9. R

    Electric UFH Cable raised up through self levelling compound

    Hi all, Firstly I would like to say this forum has a lot of useful content, I’ve found it extremely helpful over the past few weeks as a diy tiler. I’ve installed an electric ufh mat and put down a suitable self levelling compound. The compound is pretty much dry and I’ve noticed in some areas...
  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. N

    For Sale 20 x 20kg Self Leveller Compound Ultra Tile Fix Pro Flexible

    Self leveller by neil4073 posted Jan 13, 2019 at 1:33 PM I've 20 bags of brand new unopened Ultra Tile Fix Pro Level Fibre Reinforced Flexible Floor Leveller/Self Levelling Compound. Bought for a job that was cancelled. Retails £15.54 online inc VAT. Selling for £200 for all 20 bags Buyer to...
  12. 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...
  13. L

    I need advise asap! I used self leveler instead of grout!!

    Seriously! I grabbed the wrong bag and used self-leveler instead of grout!! I know, I've said every possible thing to myself that you are already thinking! I don't know what to do now though! It's for a polished rock shower floor. I don't know if I should apply a thin layer of grout over top...
  14. D

    priming self levelling compound

    i have used this to level out a bathroom floor (link below) Ultra Level It One Fibre Plus | Topps Tiles - https://www.toppstiles.co.uk/tprod45932/ultra-level-it-one-fibre-plus.html do i need to prime this before tiling ? and if so what ratio.
  15. J

    Pictures Self Levelling Compound issue (pictures)

    So this is my first time using SLC, it's Mapei ULTRAPLAN 3240. Once I was coming to the end of the mix I notice a sludge at the bottom, I assume because I've mixed too fast *Facepalm. I mixed half a 25kg bag. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. I'm worried the mixed might be too wet now...
  16. K

    Self Levelling Compound Over Old Vinyl Adhesive

    Hi all Ive take up really old vinyl floor tiles that were here when we moved in (in the kitchen) - god knows how long theyve been there. The tile came up ok but left a glue type substance on the the original tile underneath from when the house was built im guessing I need to level the floor...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. C

    Finishing stages of self build.... Question on anti crack options and Adhesive

    Hi Guys, first of all thanks for the wealth of info on here. I have tried searching to find answers of which I found some but not conclusive As the Tile suggests , just in final stages of completing my self build forever home and have a few questions on the tiling of the downstairs...
  20. Stu Brard

    Decoupling membrane on self levelling

    Afternoon all, I will be self levelling a 20sqm floor to a depth of 20mm using a flexi levelling compound. My question is, should I fit a decoupling membrane before tiling commences? Thanks in advance, Stu.
UK Pro Tiling Training
This official sponsor may provide discounts for members
Top Bottom

Use TilersForums.com to find Tiling Jobs or your Local Tilers for free. Get tiling tools at the best prices via the forum.