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    UK Wet UFH & Quartz White Mirror - All Installed

    Hi everyone, With a kitchen renovation, Mrs choose the white mirror quartz floor tiles from a local supplier. We then opted to have a wet UFH system installed into the existing concrete floor, with channel grinded out and pipes laid, a manifold was installed with thermostats for the 2 rooms...
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    Wet room tray ...

    I have a walk in shower room ... Sort of a wet room but not quite. I used a kerdi style wet room former (can't remember the actual brand but cement faced styrofoam) and tiled with slate mosaics which have begun to show some issues with flaking. I would like to replace them. Is there any way of...
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    Wet and Wild... Then Blotchy!

    Hi - looking for a bit of advice if anyone has experienced this. Hands up I am completely useless at materials/installation etc. A professional tiler installed Padstow Cotton Tiles (Padstow Cotton Wall Tile - https://www.porcelainsuperstore.co.uk/products/padstow-cotton) in my new en-suite on...
  4. Aceman

    Tile getting wet outside

    Hey first time on this forum. I have a problem I think. Me and my Dad were tilling a cement slab for our outdoor kitchen and the slab is slanted downward so we decided to just build up the tile adhesive underneath… about 3/8s of an inch to make it flush with our trex decking. Turns out not so...
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    Kerakoll Fugabella grout. Soft when wet?

    Hi all, Last week I had grouted a bathroom floor of 100x100 porcelain mosaics using Kerakoll Fugabella having had read some great reviews on this product. I had spoken to a Kerakoll sales rep as to any specific quirks said product might have. Accordingly, I drill mixed one 3kg bag with exactly...
  6. backintothevoid

    cutting polishing advice/recommendations wet saw grinder large format

    Advice Hi guys, got some 60cmx60cm porcelain tiles to lay in a hallway with a modular pattern, 30x 60 30x30, 60x60. to do cuts i have a decent snap cutter. some tiles i need to trim a few mm off. i also need to smooth the cut edges. so i know i get a smoother and more precise cut with a wet saw...
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    Is it ok to use wet tiles?

    I have a wet tile cutter and am about to use it quite a lot as have loads of cuts to do and wondered if it is ok to fix wall tiles straight after they are cut when they are wet on the back? I can't believe pro tilers wait until the tiles are dry before fixing.
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    100% Coverage in wet area small tiles

    So i got 100mm x200mm metro tiles with ridges on the back and i am aiming for 100% coverage in the shower area. I have been using a 6mm round notched trowel and its not quite getting the coverage Is the only way to todo this is to back skim every tile? Is it worth looking to buy another...
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    Intentional crack left on wet room floor!

    I've had a wet room fitted. The tiler has left a crack in a tile near the drain of shower. He tells us it's intentional to help water drain down. Can anyone confirm if this is true?
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    FLAT BED WET TILE CUTTERS

    HI FOLKS. LOOKING TO EXPAND ON MY TILING TOOLS AND INVEST IN A WET TILE CUTTER. WITH SO MANY TILING JOBS BECOMING LARGE FORMAT WAS WANTING ONE WITH A GOOD RIP CUT LENGTH. ALSO NEED SOMETHING NOT TOO BULKY AND EASY TO DISMANTLE /ERECT I SEE ONLINE THE DEWALT D2400 GETS GOOD PRAISE. DONT WANT TO...
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    Wet saw plastic or metal construction?

    Hi, I am looking at wet saws and only a DIY here but got a few odd shapes to cut. What would people recommend between the cheap plastic type wet cutters like the Mac Allister or a metal based one? Such as Performance Power PTC450E 450W Brushless Electric Tile Cutter 230-240V -...
  12. macca321

    Solution for suspended floor with chipboard Wet UFH?

    I'm a total tiling beginner having my kitchen/diner redone by builders. The dining area has a concrete subfloor, and the kitchen area has a new suspended floor. We have bought the chipboard panel based wet UFH already. The builder has planned for 20mm before the finished floor level, thinking...
  13. K

    Wet room loose tiles and grout failure

    Advice needed, noticed some grout that was cracked and tiles becoming loose in our en suite wet room (water came up at edges when pressed after use). Was installed around 3-4 years ago at best guess by previous owners. Planned to clear out the grout and re set the loose tiles with new grouting...
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    Which screed would you recommend for wet UFH ?

    Hi folks, Just looked at a conservatory tiling job. Wet UFH system, set into sand and cement approx 50mm thick. Fitted 2 months ago so should be cured. Heating yet to be commissioned. The sand and cement is dog rough, going to need prepping to level the floor ready to receive 500mm x 500mm...
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    For Sale Sigma 10M9 wet saw

    Including stand and transformer can be used on sites good clean condition to be collected from Knutsford, Cheshire A rare opportunity to acquire one of the best cutters on the market. £495.00. OVNO
  16. Muff Tiler

    Setting wet room tray

    When setting a wet room tray do you set it 6mm higher to take a cement board? Floor is 22mm chipboard joists are 400 centers
  17. Kilo

    Recommended blade for wet saw

    Hi, I bought a (let's say) DIY wet saw for a few projects around the house (they may include porcelain) and have made some good right angle/curved cuts to some sacrificial unglazed tiles with the blade included. Having made a couple of cuts to a glazed ceramic tile, the blade is doing less...
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    Wet concrete tiling in old house - help!!

    I really need some sound advice as I’m well out of my depth. We have a little second home with a galley kitchen by the coast. Unfortunately we had a washing machine leak which soaked the cement floor over 5 months ago. I thought it had dried out having lifted all the vinyl etc. we had put down...
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    New Build - Wet Rooms - Advice

    Hi All, Appreciate the wealth of knowledge on here, so i would like to ask for some input on the below new build currently underway. 3 Wetrooms - 1 Ground Floor - 2 on 1st floor. Both very similar setup's. GroundFloor Floor - Basse struture is concrete Raft foundation with 180mm PIR...
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    Porcelain tiles wet room Ufh heating

    Hi guys A little advice if possible I have a bathroom 2.6 x1.9 on joists 18” gaps New weyroc floor Ufh is on spreader plates in between and a wet board flush into the area So my question is decoupling mat or not ? For this size area is it needed Will there be that much flex? There have been...
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