Materials

Tiling and Sealing/Coating: 9 Things You Should Know

Tiling and Sealing/Coating: 9 Things You Should Know

Tiles are an excellent addition to your home. They provide a protective layer against moisture and create an eye-catching, decorative element. Tiles are also durable and easy to clean. Sealing before tiling reduces the porosity of the…

PVA and Tiling: 7 things you should know

PVA and Tiling: 7 things you should know

Priming a wall before tiling is a great way to protect the surface from moisture. Tiles are used most commonly in wet areas like bathrooms, kitchen splashes, wet rooms, and showers. Areas that see a large amount…

Tiling and Bricks: 6 things you should know

Tiling and Bricks: 6 things you should know

Brick effect tiles are flat and lightweight tiles that have an authentic brick finish. These tiles are used where the installation of a natural brick wall would be expensive and impractical. These tiles perfectly imitate the look…

Priming before tiling: 10 things you should know

Priming before tiling: 10 things you should know

When it comes to the integrity of tiling, the only way to make tiles last longer is by ensuring the proper water-resistance treatment. Water and moisture are the arch enemies of tiles, mortar, and grouting. If the…

Screed and Tiling: 9 Things You Should Know

Screed and Tiling: 9 Things You Should Know

Screed is a material that is often used as a finishing layer on an underfloor to level it before laying tiles. Tiles are a nice addition to your flooring, as they can provide a protective element against…

Tiling Trowels: 5 things you should know

Tiling Trowels: 5 things you should know

Tiling trowels are used to apply tile mortar to floors or walls. In addition to being used for spreading the mortar from the mixing bucket to the surface, it is also used as a “metered dispensing system”….

Tiling and Plaster: 10 things you should know

Tiling and Plaster: 10 things you should know

Using plaster if you plan to tile a wall is an excellent option because it offers many advantages instead of drywall. In older houses, you would most likely see plaster as the wall covering because plaster offers…

Tiling and Paint: 11 things you should know

Tiling and Paint: 11 things you should know

Painted surfaces are not ideal for laying tile because paint does not allow the adhesive to bond well to the surface of the tiles. Tiles installed directly over painted surfaces may get raised or fall off the…