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FutureStarrTiling a bathroom floor
I don’t know what to do now. I’ve tile, grout and cemented floor tiles. So how do I remove them?Looking for luxurious bathroom tiles that don’t cost the earth? Your search is over. Here at Tiles Direct, we pride ourselves on offering a vast and vibrant range of high-end bathroom floor and wall tiles without the premiAs one of the top bathroom tiles suppliers in the UK, you’ll find a huge range of colours, sizes, styles and finishes available to help every customer find the perfect fit for their home.
Outstanding water resistance: unlike other finishes such as wood or plaster, tiles aren’t damaged when they come into contact with water. This makes them an ideal flooring and splashback solution for wet rooms and high-humidity areas like bathrooms once sealed with grout. Hard porcelain tiles absorb less than 0.5% of water they come into contact with. Ceramic and natural stone options also deliver outstanding water-repelling properties, so whichever material you decide on, bathroom tiles for floors and walls are the way to go.
Extremely practical: as one of the most-used rooms in modern homes, it pays to keep practicality in mind with the overall design of your bathroom by prioritising safety and upkeep. This is where bathroom tiles can offer an attractive, easy-to-clean and durable finish that’s resistant to the growth of bacteria. The result: a bathroom that stays hygienic and looks brand new for years with little or no maintenance required. Simply wipe clean with soapy water for a sparkling finish (Source: www.tilesdirect.com)
Measure the distance between the laid tile and the wall at both ends of the tile, to make sure that it is square to the wall. Mark this distance on both sides of a new tile and draw a line between them. Place the tile in the cutter and run the blade along the line. Press down to break the tile along the line and lay it in the adhesive. Repeat this process when measuring and cutting all of your tiles. If you plan to tile the wall, leave a small gap between the wall and the tile on the floor.
For walls, you should start by covering half of the wall with mortar mix and spreading it with a notched trowel. Use spacers between the tiles to ensure you leave room for grout later. Use the same steps until you reach the top of the wall. The process is similar for bathroom floors as well, where you need to comb out a bed of mortar mix using a notched trowel. Once you reach the ends, you might need to cut your tiles to fit perfectly using your wet saw. You may also consider trim tiles near cabinets, around shower niches or near doorways and flooring stops. Use your wet saw, if necessary, to cut these trims as well. Once tiles are installed, take a rest since the mortar should be set overnight. (Source: www.tileclub.com)