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  1. Dave

    Weber Joint premium grout setting times.

    Bet whoever thought hey lets make the grout set super fast is giggling like a ****. Sets like the clappers now doesn't it. :sweat: , anyone else a regular with weber grout. ?
  2. A

    Setting Out Wetroom tray setting out

    Hello people. Been up to the eyes with life, but finally managed to progress my (now 6m long!) wetroom project. All tanked ready to go, but wondering which way you pro’s would set out this tray. 315 square tiles, and with one sitting dead centre on the tray, hard against the front edge of the...
  3. C

    Setting Out Setting out advice - 600 x 300 x 9mm porcelain tile brick bond fashion?

    Hi, Running a small bathroom job for a customer. Customer really wants to use a particular 600x300x9 porcelain tile he has picked out in a brick bond pattern. The back wall of the shower cubicle is awkwardly a little over 600 wide. It's also on the wonk in a proper pyramid shape, but all...
  4. acaciaguy

    Setting Out Setting out conundrum

    So I have a bathroom to do in 100 x 200 metros. Lucky me. Taps are on long side of bath next to wall. Taps are and bath are centred to wall. I generally like to use the taps as the centre. Tiles are to be fitted brick bond. Using the taps as centre means that I end up with a 25mm cut in reach...
  5. dg-1984

    Setting Out Setting out - small toilet en suite tiling prep

    Hi all, please see attached picture of where the toilet is located on the wall that's straight In front of the door. In the picture you can see the centre line drawn on the wall that I was going to have a grout line and use this as my starting point. My issue is as you can see the toilet is not...
  6. M83T

    Setting Out Setting out above bathtub.

    Hi everyone, apologies if this has already been covered before. I'm going to start doing my cousins bathroom at the weekend, (I'm not a professional but I'd like to be in the future, I just enjoy tiling) got everything covered so far so just thinking about setting out. What are the general rules...
  7. Proto Tiler

    Setting Out Does anyone know if there are any Apps to help you with setting tiles?

    Hi everyone, I would like to know if anyone uses a software app to help them with the layout of tiles? If you do what is it called? Could you also complete the poll to indicate what you do use, cheers. Richard
  8. antonio


    I open this thread because these models are quite different in manufacturing compared to the usual sigma. I have not tried to cut long pieces yet, but I will try it. first problem, lower and raise the handle according to the thickness. as you can see from the picture, the instructions say to...
  9. D

    Do I need to attach a baton to tile correctly?

    I've noticed some tutorials for setting up, use a baton attached to the wall one tile space up from the bottom. Tile everything above, then the bottom row at the end. (Some tutorials don't even bother with a baton, just start from the bottom) My question is why do tilers use a baton? (What's...
  10. Bopster

    Ditra matting setting

    hi guys, kitchen I’m installing next week is now having an overlay ufh system installed by others but tiled by me. Simple question really, I’m going to use ditra matting onto the overlay boards then porcelain tiles. Do I set the matting in flex adhesive then leave to set before laying tiles or...
  11. acaciaguy

    Which quick setting plaster to tile off

    So I have stripped this kitchen wall back and the skim coat has come off most of the wall with the tiles. Underneath is a bonding /base coat plaster. That is sound and level. But for the lack of a skim coat the wall is in great condition. I know that you can't tile on bonding and I would normal...
  12. acaciaguy

    Setting Out Kitchen Splash back with metros - setting out for trim

    Hello all, I have a job this week doing a kitchen splash back and window reveal. The wall behind hob has a boxed in section which means extra cutting. I had originally planned and customer agreed that they wanted mitred externals. They have now changed their mind and want to use white round...
  13. Matthew77

    UFH, Drying times and Rapid setting screed

    hi all I’m hoping for some technical advice on screeds and commissioning wet underfloor heating. I went to look at at 40m2 of floor tiling job yesterday the customers would like the floor tiled before the 22nd of next month as the kitchen is being fitted then. The wet underfloor heating system...
  14. Stevev

    Setting Out Setting out a floor..........

    Setting my floor out, is it worth dry laying g and doing all my cuts then doing the adhesive or do cuts for half the room and then adhesive. It's a 4m squared porch. What do u prefer
  15. C

    Setting Out Setting out for window

    Evening, hope all is well. Im Looking for a bit of advice regarding setting out on the window wall. Which ever way I play around with it I seem to have a sliver either at the window or both ends. I've attached a photo of the wall and a diagram with the measurements. It would be nice to know...
  16. E

    Setting Out Setting out hand holding

    I’m going to start my bathroom refit this weekend and just want to check my plan is sensible. I’m using 300x500mm ceramic tiles, floor to ceiling, no border. The wall tiles are mainly pale, the floor tiles are dark and I was planning on creating a 100mm dark tile upstand all around. The room...
  17. Mario

    Silicon not setting after 2 days

    Hi guys.a friend of mine done some silicon around a bath and is still not set after 2 days.i told him it migbt be expired but sayd its still in date. It was unibond brand,just been opened.i never hears of this before.does anyone else? Thanks
  18. L

    Setting Out Setting out advice please!

    Hi guys, I finally have some walls and levels to work off for setting out. Here's the wall I am finding a bit tricky: Sorry for the squiffy angle, it's a small room. Here's a plan with dimensions: Tiles are 500 x 200, laid stacked, long side horizontal. 2 mm grout joints. I'm fairly...
  19. R

    Setting Out Setting out bathroom

    Hi, I'm struggling to decide between these floor layouts. I've gone for staggered patterns so I can avoid intersecting with the grout lines on the walls. The floor tiles are 900mm x 450mm with 3mm grout line. The floor is 2460 wide by 2270mm long , the bath is 800mm wide by 1800mm long...
  20. J

    Setting Out Setting out to tile a splashback

    As the title. I have my daughters kitchen splashback to tile. In the examples Ive seen the worktops seem to be taken as level and full tiles (metro) form the bottom layer. My question is how do you address if the worktop is not level? Do you mark a line about half a metro up and cut the bottom...

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