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  1. O

    Tile trim & shower screen

    Hi I have two questions. First question. My bath is only 700 wide & im only going to tile to the edge of the bath. I have a glass shower screen which I was going to put in after & set it about a 10-15mmm in from the edge. So I’m going to be left with about 10/15mm of tile showing just past the...
  2. A

    Contractor damaged edging. Now what? Please help.

    Hi everyone. I'm really hoping you all can help as I am at my wits end. We have hired contractors to renovate a large portion of our home. We are nearing the end, but the shower has been quite a struggle. The contractors did our tile work and subsequently the edging along with it. Some of their...
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    Metro Tile Edge Trim

    Evening, Hope this post is in the correct section. If not, please feel free to move! I'm hoping some of you can offer some advice on the best way to edge trim metro tiles. They will be fitted horizontal brick above kitchen worktops, with the top edge and one end edge bordering a painted...
  4. superd06

    Plastic Tile Trim Removal

    Hi all, Is it possible to remove the plastic trim from the edge of tiling. I want to tile higher up the wall. See sceenshot attached. Also, is it a must to remove, or could I just grout over it somehow? Thanks
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    Gap between trim and wall

    Hi, I have an issue here. My tiler has left a gap between the trim and the wall. No doubt the wall wasn’t true. I have put some pics of this, but it’s hard to show well. The gap can be up to 6mm in places. Two questions: 1 is this common practice? I would have thought that walls were...
  6. S

    Tile trim advice - opinion on install and remedial work

    Hi, new to forum and after some advice after a professional install. Just had kitchen splashbacks tiled and the finish of the corners on the edge trim is really bothering me. I've spent a lot of money on the kitchen and this is bothering me to the point where I'd be willing to rip all the...
  7. H

    Anyway to trim a tile on floor

    Hi, 1st time tiling, decided our ensuite would benefit from being a wetroom. Quick question, any way to trim a tile back slightly that's on the floor where the drain is meeting, image attached and highlighted. I've tried using a 60 grit diamond sanding pad but have a feeling I could be there...
  8. H

    Tile trim & XPS board

    Hi everyone Looking soon at retiling a shower enclosure walls at a local leisure centre. Once the old tiles have been removed I will be fixing XPS boards to the masonry wall(10mm) and 9mm porcelain tiles. I will a couple of edges that will end in exposed board and tile. Would you install 20mm+...
  9. A

    How to trim, metal tiling trim after it’s been installed

    Hi, new to forum and first post, after some advice. Recently had the chamber of my fireplace tiled and the front two side edges of the chamber had metal trim added to finish it off. The tiles were 9mm I believe and to allow for the adhesive, 12.5mm trim was used. Unfortunately this has meant...
  10. R

    Help - Did builder do an acceptable job tiling?

    We recently finished a bathroom renovation where the two builders who did the bathroom also did all the tiling. When looking over the work at the end of the job it seemed generally ok, but we found some things we weren't happy with like an extractor fan that wasn't flush to the wall by almost...
  11. J

    Trim advice on splashback

    I'm after some advice on what type of trim would look best. I'm installing these Onda Atlantic 5cm x 25cm | Wall & Floor Tiles | Fired Earth Tiles - https://www.firedearth.com/onda-atlantic-5cm-x-25cm as a kitchen splashback in a brick bond pattern, they have slightly softened edges and an...
  12. J

    Advice on tiling trim

    Hi, I have had some tiling done and wanted advice on the tile trim as there is quite a large lip Tiler states this is how it should be to hide the tile edge but I was under the impression the trim should be flush. TIA for advice
  13. K

    Can ceramic tile trim be installed over existing Schluter trim?

    My parent's shower tile was installed using Schluter trim, but it is Mexican tile and would look better with tile trim. Is it possible to install tile trim over the Schluter somehow? The highest priority is adding tile to the outside of the pony wall as shown in the photos, but we would like to...
  14. Sophietilingbeginner

    Precision cutting metal tile trim

    Hi, we have bought the nickel finish box shape stainless steel trim (link below) we have tried to cut it with an angle grinder and a saw, the heat of the angle grinder is ruining the finish and the saw isn’t giving us the clean finish we are looking for, we need to cut 45 degree angles, is this...
  15. T

    Metal trim jutting out at corner, creating sharp point.

    Coming to the end of a bathroom fit, just inspected some trim fitted at a corner yesterday and where 2 trims meet it juts out 5mm creating a sharp point. Doesn't seem correct to me. What is the solution when I speak to them next week?
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    Finishing without trim+

    Hey guys, We have some porcelain tiles in a matt white. Stutal stone sort of vibe (Rushmore white to be specific). We're keen thay these look as natural as possible for the effect we're going for. Can the raw edges be painted of successfully primed first? If so, will Zinsser 123 do the job...
  17. Dowler77

    Trim on 3 edges of window

    I have a window in the corner of the bathroom. One side is flush with the reveal. Should I only trim 3 sides or will this look stupid?
  18. G

    Trim advice please 10 or 12.5

    I have 600 x 300 tiles 9.5 thick should I use 10mm or 12.5mm trim? thanks
  19. S

    Loose tiles and trim need fixing

    So, my elderly/disabled neighbour mentioned to me the other day that one of the seals had come off in her bathroom come off. Not problem i said id take a look as it should only be a quick clean up and re seal. (im a diy tiler by the way) Turns out its actually the grout and a few tiles that...
  20. E

    Tiling stairs, which trim shoud i use .

    Hello. I need to tile an indoor stairs, which trim can I use? Could be a normal aluminium L shape ? Any other suggestions I should have in mind for the job? The actual stairs are concrete. Thanks on advance!

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