tiling job

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    Is this a BAD TILING JOB?

    We are currently getting our whole house refurbished. The standard of the work as been very high so far however when it's come to the finish and attention to detail of the tiling in the Main and EnSuite bathroom, well, I think, even having never ever tiled before, after watching a handful of...
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    2nd opinion on tiling job

    Hello, We recently had a new bathroom fitted. We originally had a 5k budget (small bathroom m) but we decided to double budget, go with an upmarket company and finance the rest. The bathroom was fitted whilst we were on holiday. The bathroom is lovely but in my opinion the tiling isn’t great...
  3. R

    Advice needed re tiling job

    Hi I have just had a bathroom re done and the bathroom done. Job took 4 weeks instead of the agreed 2 weeks. I’m not happy with the tiling and wanted to get an expert opinion. Firstly the tiles are not straight on lots of them. (Edges sticking with shadows at night) and the grout is flaky...
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    Builders Tiling job - is this acceptable?

    Hi, I'm having my bathroom renovated and would really appreciate some advice as I've heard/read conflicting information and would like to know where I stand. The job is due to finish around the of this week. The tiles are 600x300mm and 9mm thick porcelain. Please see the attached image, which...
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    Critique this Tiling Job

    Hello, I'm not a tiler, I'm a customer. Just had a job done, a little bit to finish off tomorrow. In general an ok quality except I cannot stand the corners and it is poor/scabby around the window. Is this acceptable, yes or no, what if anything could/should be done to improve. Is there a...
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    South East Uneven just installed tiling job needs fixing asap

    I’ve recently had a bathroom wall tiled that isn’t as neat as I’d like and I need it fixing. Here’s a photo of the work. Hoping it doesn’t require completely removing everything. But if it does, I’d be looking for someone to remove and replace neatly ASAP. It was only grouted yesterday (Monday...
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    Price / How long for tiling job

    Hi, I have a Bathroom and WC that need tiling and need advice on the length of time / price to do the job, please. The are both stripped, empty, replastered and bare floor boards. No tricky boxing. Tiles are the same for both rooms - 600 x 300 natural stone tiles for the floors and 75 x 300...
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    Tiling job issue question

    Morning all, Have a question for the professionals out there Just had my bathroom refurbished and everything was taken back down to brick etc , however whilst inspecting the work some of the tiling just looks really badly done Now the question is am I being to picky or is this a bad job ...
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    Opinions on this appalling "professional" tiling job?

    Hi all, We've just had our bathroom refit, and seem to have some of the worst tiling I've seen. We know it's terrible but he is in complete denial about it and thinks he's done a brilliant job, refusing to acknowledge any of the glaring errors as anything other than "snagging". Not only has...
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    Is this a bad tiling job or not?

    Hello, We are in the process of having the ground floor tiled and I am not very happy with what I am seeing at the moment. The tiler agreed to do a herringbone pattern for us that extends along all of the ground floor, but on some instances it seems that there are odd, big gaps left between...
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    East Midlands Bathroom tiling job Derby- before christmas

    Work needed ASAP. Existing tiler never turned up for the job after bathroom removal. 2 year old and 7 month pregnant wife in house, stress! floor - insulation board and durabase matting to be installed before tiling. Insulation board can be installed with tile adhesive alone, according to...
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    Dreadful tiling job, porcelain floor tiles, help!

    Hi we excitedly choose some porcelain floor tiles for our kitchen and bathroom, but think the tradesman did a poor job of laying. Is there any way of rescuing without starting all over again? It's like walking on a rope bridge the floor is so uneven. So disappointed and feel very hard done by...
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    Is this a bad tiling job?

    My wife and I recently had a new kitchen and bathroom fitted and we’re not best pleased with the finish. Are we wrong to be unhappy about this tiling job? We’d appreciate some feedback from the experts please. Thank you
  14. James De

    First tiling job after my course with UKPTT

    Hi guys, I'm currently on my first job after finishing the 9 day course with UK Pro Tiling Training, which I must add was absolutely brilliant!!! So after removing the 7m2 area of mosaic tiles the plaster behind the tiles just crumbled off the wall due to previous leaks. 2 -...
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    Preparation Advice needed - poor tiling job, dot and dab not to BS5385

    We recently had a bathroom fitting in who said he used dot and dab to fix tiles to the wall and in the shower areas and also stated that any gaps behind tiles e.g. Mosaics would get filled in by grout so it would be fine. We can however hear what we think are some voids behind the large format...
  16. dottigirl

    Small kitchen tiling job for a newbie - suggestions appreciated

    While I'm waiting for tradesmen to see to my bathroom, I'm going to finish this job. Please excuse any totally stupid questions. Small kitchen I've had installed for convenience: sink run by dottigirl posted Apr 13, 2018 at 5:53 AM cooker run by dottigirl posted Apr 13, 2018 at 5:56 AM There...
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    Opinion of tiling job so far

    Hello, Please could any tilers provide their opinion of the tiling job I've had done so far. I'd like to share with him...
  18. JON HUME

    Underfloor heating under a very poor tiling job - advice please

    Advice please chaps - i’m a bit new to all this! I’ve been to a house today where they have had a very poor tiling job done where tiles have come loose, floors not levelled, loads of lipping etc etc. The builder has done a runner and left them in the sh*t! One thing I saw which I haven’t before...
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    Yorkshire and Humber Bathroom Tiling Job in next 3 weeks - Can you get me out of the dog house?!

    Hi, I need a bathroom tiling in the next 3 weeks. Its in Monk Fryston which is near Leeds / York / Tadcaster / Selby / Goole etc I did the en suite and my wife isn't happy with the finish (admittingly its not good - so i am in the dog house!) and the house is going to be carpeted in 4 weeks...
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    First tiling job - help!

    Hi Bought a house last November and so it has been a year of firsts - first time doing electrics, plastering etc. now onto tiling! I've attached a picture and just struggling a bit with the layout. everything I've read says to start from the middle but if I did that then we would be left with...
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