wall tiles

Tiles are usually thin, square or rectangular coverings manufactured from hard-wearing material such as ceramic, stone, metal, baked clay, or even glass. They are generally fixed in place in an array to cover roofs, floors, walls, edges, or other objects such as tabletops. Alternatively, tile can sometimes refer to similar units made from lightweight materials such as perlite, wood, and mineral wool, typically used for wall and ceiling applications. In another sense, a tile is a construction tile or similar object, such as rectangular counters used in playing games (see tile-based game). The word is derived from the French word tuile, which is, in turn, from the Latin word tegula, meaning a roof tile composed of fired clay.
Tiles are often used to form wall and floor coverings, and can range from simple square tiles to complex or mosaics. Tiles are most often made of ceramic, typically glazed for internal uses and unglazed for roofing, but other materials are also commonly used, such as glass, cork, concrete and other composite materials, and stone. Tiling stone is typically marble, onyx, granite or slate. Thinner tiles can be used on walls than on floors, which require more durable surfaces that will resist impacts.

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    Sandy stuff under bathroom wall tiles!!??

    Hi everyone, first time here as a first time buyer in a flat where literally everything needs doing, and now I have no money, so DIY here I come! So I've started on the bathroom, and have been removing the wall tiles, and they've pretty much been falling off in big sections, coming off with...
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    Porcelanosa Florencia Blanco Wall Tiles

    Hi, I'm looking for a couple of Porcelanosa Florencia Blanco 20 x 31.6 cm wall tiles. Slight accident removing rusted screws when replacing shower cubicle ☹️ I know they are discontinued, but if anyone can help it would be appreciated. Thanks.
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    Wall tiles behind rad pipes?

    Hi, Some advice would be welcome. We’re tiling a kitchen breakfast bar that has a radiator on and it’s original pipes. It was once the kitchen wall, it hasn’t been replaced and we’d like to tile to the floor or there abouts. How would you negotiate and tile to or around these pipes? Or...
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    Wall tiles on floor?

    Recently had tiles laid in new bathroom - even though I was sure I double checked everything the ones that have been put on the floor are only suitable was wall tiles. What’s the best thing to do moving foreword? Rip them up and replace or just see what happens?
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    Advice please - Spacer/Joint between wall tiles

    Are there any BS standards covering this please I have recently had 3 sides of a shower tiled, each side approx 750mm, tiles are 330 x 250 laid landscape and stacked, the tiler says he has used 2mm spacers, the ceramic tiles are good, square and flat out of the box. We have 2 vertical joints...
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    Bedrock Tiles are the First Tiling Company to Become Carbon Neutral

    Bedrock Tiles are proud to announce some seriously climate, complimenting news that we have achieved a status of becoming the first company in the UK tiling industry to be certified as Carbon Neutral. During the week of COP26 in Glasgow, this couldn’t have been completed at a better time than...
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    Faulty or defective adhesive

    I’ve just had my bathroom renovated by a chap recommended by my neighbour.Firstly he quoted by day abs said it would take 10 days! It took 22 so labour cost was £4000I’ve had him come back because the floor tiles are moving and grout cracked. He re grouted using silicone Now a tile has fallen...
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    Wall Tiles on Floor??

    Hi Folks Wanted some advice and thoughts on using a wall tile on the floor. The floor is a newly screeded floor. The tile is a Porcelanosa ceramic tile 33.3 X 59.2mm (8.6mm thick) link to tile here The spec sheet doesn't tell me the COF Rating (as its sold as a wall tile). I know the general...
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    I'm Looking For This Tile British Ceramic Tiles Brooklyn Chalk 298x598mm wall tiles

    originally from B&Q need 5 if possible - but will buy more if avaliable
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    I'm Looking For This Tile Pilkingtons - Modena 200 x 250 wall tiles

    Hello Looking for 36 No Pilkingtons - Modena 200 x 250 wall tiles, colour Champagne, original code Champagne/MOD13. , tile was in use during 1980 – 1990s.
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    Ceramic wall tiles joining resin floor

    Hi all, I have had a resin floor fitted and I am now tiling the shower room. One thing that I am not too sure on is how to join the tiles with the resin floor, or literally leave as it as per the photo. The resin is not sealed so remains permeable, which allows any drainage and behind the tile...
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    Plain gloss white wall tiles question

    Hi all I'm new to tiling and am looking to start learning from working on my own projects. Am hoping to go for a similar effect to the attached image wall tiles on my own bathroom. These are Rectified white gloss ceramic 300 x 600. Running floor to ceiling for all but one feature wall. I...
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    I'm Looking For This Tile Topps Tiles "Industria" modular wall tiles wanted

    Anyone have any Topps Tiles Industria black wall tiles? They have been discontinued and I need a few to fill in a gap where we've removed a couple of wall units.
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    Porcelain Cracked Wall Tiles

    Hi had bathroom refurbished 4/5 years ago. A few years ago I noticed a vertical crack on tiles from ceiling down through 2.5 tiles. Looking today it’s actually through the rest of the third tile and there is a crack going off at an angle from original crack on top tile. Also on the top tile it’s...
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    Large Format 600x330 mm Wall tiles

    I am looking to match some existing tiles which are 600 x 330 mm and I cannot find a stockist, can anyone help please?
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    I'm Looking For This Tile I am looking for Lombardy Powder Satin Ceramic Wall Tiles 400 x 250 I need 15 minimum.

    Does anybody have any of these tiles. I bought them from B&Q 4or 5 years ago
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    Advice on tiling over tiles

    We’re currently having our bathrooms fully redone including stripping back, boarding, tiling, suite etc. The works have been instructed through one company, who have sub-contracted out the tiling works. Today we’ve had the tiler confirm he’s finished, however I haven’t been happy with the...
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    Is a gap needed between shower tray and wall tiles?

    I'm sorry to be asking more questions, but I'm quite worried about my current tiler's work. After further inspecting his progress I note that the wall tiles are installed hard down onto the shower tray most of the way around the tray. Shouldn't there be at least a 2 mm gap between the tray and...
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    How to stick LVT Luxury Vinyl Tiles over ceramic WALL tiles

    Hi all, I've some 25x50cm 2.5mm thick vinyl tiles i need to stick over old (sound) shiny tiles in bathroom. Was looking at this stuff but it seems crazy pricey. Ultrabond Eco MS 4 LVT Wall Adhesive Has anyone any experience with doing this sort of job can weigh in and give me some advice please?
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    I'm Looking For This Tile White bumpy ceramic wall tiles

    Strata white ceramic bumpy tiles 15x20 cm originally bought from Wickes back in the 90’s.
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