Discuss Tiling Rates Per Square Meter / Per Day - How much do tilers charge? in the Tiling Forum area at TilersForums.com

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Across the water in N.Ire we have the same problems Culrossblue , I've noticed a trend with some customers opting for the cheapet quote , this often backfires and then end up paying more in the long run .
Asking more than 150 per day or 20 per M could potentially slow the work flow .
 

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Not fair for me to comment as I have hung my trowel up. I now have a wetroom website. 20 years on the tools and another just short of 20 selling wetrooms. However, I do speak to a lot of bathroom shops and tilers. It's a hard one to answer. Not only because it depends where you are geographically, and what you are fixing. Also, is it a regular builder that you sub for, or a West end of London very high spec' one off that you know has the possibility of being a pain! If I had a gun to my head and had to give a national average, I would say £200.00 per day labour. But obviously some jobs would be a lot more, and some a little less.
 
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The reason we generally don't allow prices in public is because people will hold you to it, and over time prices change.

It also allows people to register to contact a member offering a job instead of seeing a price and ringing them if they can beat it. Hence no phone numbers in the main either.

However if we perhaps had an annual thread or one every few years we could see the trends change maybe. And nobody is holding you to prices in this kind of thread.

Please keep the thread on topic. If you don't want to contribute you would do us a favour just not posting because it saves us time clearing up your waffle.

Thanks.
 

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Tiling Rates Per Square Meter / Per Day - How much do tilers charge?

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I know this is a hard one to answer. But just as an approximate guide for those searching for how much a tiler costs, and landing on websites such as my builder who seem to be selling tilers for pennies, how much you been charging either day rate or per meter generally?

Perhaps if you could split your work between your fancy stuff, and your bread-winning stuff over the past year or so, then do that so we can see the difference.

And then perhaps price per floors and per walls? If different at all.

Just wanted to get the facts straight for those searching, as £150 per day or £20 per meter isn't what I'd expect to pay anymore. It's not the 90's lol
Tiling Rates Per Square Meter / Per Day - How much do tilers charge?

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I know this is a hard one to answer. But just as an approximate guide for those searching for how much a tiler costs, and landing on websites such as my builder who seem to be selling tilers for pennies, how much you been charging either day rate or per meter generally?

Perhaps if you could split your work between your fancy stuff, and your bread-winning stuff over the past year or so, then do that so we can see the difference.

And then perhaps price per floors and per walls? If different at all.

Just wanted to get the facts straight for those searching, as £150 per day or £20 per meter isn't what I'd expect to pay anymore. It's not the 90's lol
The question with a thousand answers... domestic basic square tiling (ceramics under 300mm) £35m2 and rising according to design, tile size/type, location, background preparation including matting/UFH/tanking.
 

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Tiling Rates Per Square Meter / Per Day

Around the midlands tended to be between £25 for ceramics up to £40 for natural stone. Though larger tile sizes continue to be the trend at the moment so would expect there to be some movement north of this if choosing a larger format tile.
 

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Preston area, Lancaster, South lakes, ribble Valley area. Expect to pay £150 a day up to £250 a day for top end work.
As I've said before, it depends what ponds you fish in.
 

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I charge for replacing tiles in the middle of the floor or wall, between 20 and 60 per tile.

For the rest, it's about 200 by day. If the customer is on budget and happy with poor quality, then there will result in more sqm by day, by the contrary, top quality fewer sqm by day... It's simple.
 

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I charge for replacing tiles in the middle of the floor or wall, between 20 and 60 per tile.

For the rest, it's about 200 by day. If the customer is on budget and happy with poor quality, then there will result in more sqm by day, by the contrary, top quality fewer sqm by day... It's simple.
Why would you ever skimp on quality for the sake of saving the customer a few quid? I understand it can be difficult to turn work down if you're quiet, but surely if you cut your quality, you cut your reputation and build a rod for your own back?
 

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if I see a tile that I don't like, at night I can't sleep and the next morning I arrange it.
be it a tile from € 5 or from € 100 per sqm
 
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  • :microscope:
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  • :paperclip:
  • :partypooper:
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  • :performingarts:
  • :personalcomputer:
  • :pill:
  • :pinedecoration:
  • :pileofpoop:
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  • :postbox:
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  • :radio:
  • :rightmagnify:
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  • :rotatinglight:
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  • :satellite:
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  • :scissors:
  • :scroll:
  • :seat:
  • :seenoevil:
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  • :skis:
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  • :slotmachine:
  • :smoking:
  • :soccerball:
  • :spaceinvader:
  • :spades:
  • :speaknoevil:
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  • :speakerone:
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  • :speechballoon:
  • :straightruler:
  • :sweatdrops:
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  • :telephonereceiver:
  • :telescope:
  • :television:
  • :tennisball:
  • :thoughtballoon:
  • :ticket:
  • :toilet:
  • :triangularruler:
  • :triangularflag:
  • :trophy:
  • :trumpet:
  • :vhs:
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  • :violin:
  • :windchime:
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