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    DIY Tiling: Day 9 Advent Calendar

    Day 9 Advent Calendar Welcome to Day 9 of the Advent Calendar Competition on TilersForums.com. Today we have up for grabs:- Mapei Goodie Bag (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Thanks @Mapei UK Marketing TilersForums Hat (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Username Tag (Will disappear...
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    DIY Tiling: New Thread Of The Good Morning (buongiorno a tutti)

    New Thread Of The Good Morning (buongiorno a tutti) ok, as some know dan asked for a new thread in the morning when the old thread reached 20000 posts. I open a new one, don't feel obligated to say good morning, sometimes I am tired already in the morning :) and I struggle to look at the...
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    DIY Tiling: Not happy with tiling job - or am I being picky?

    Not happy with tiling job - or am I being picky? Hi All, I’ve just had 2 rooms tiled with oak effect ceramics and I feel a little disappointed with the final result. The tiler used self-leveller to even the floor prior to laying but I feel that this should have been done with more care, and...
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    DIY Tiling: Lasers

    Lasers Hi all....looking for a new laser...had dewalt for years...looking for new green laser,,doesn’t have to be dewalt but must be green...any advice from you guys,,,have looked at FL360 but is this good for walls as well...cheers Lasers - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Hi...
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    DIY Tiling: Hi Advice needed on wet room fall.

    Hi Advice needed on wet room fall. Hi everyone. Looking at this floor.. Iam thinking I need to self level over the U.F.H. trouble I have is processing this thought ! If I self level over wires. Would self leveler smooth it out flat. And I lose my fall on wet room floor? Or would it just self...
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    DIY Tiling: Tiling Apprenticeships - Who's Currently Got An Apprentice?

    Tiling Apprenticeships - Who's Currently Got An Apprentice? Do any of you guys have an apprentice? I see threads quite often where established tilers discourage tiling courses that are not involved in apprenticeships, and even sometimes knock the NVQ system. So wondering if any of those guys, or...
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    DIY Tiling: removing thick tile adhesive from wall completely

    removing thick tile adhesive from wall completely Can anybody please help, we are removing the tiles from our kitchen wall and cannot remove the tile adhesive! We are trying to chip away at it, it’s quite thick but just won’t budge, we want to paint it afterwards. can anybody recommend...
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    DIY Tiling: Advent Calendar 2019 Winners Thread

    Advent Calendar 2019 Winners Thread So me and @Lou have spent ages doing this on all forums. We've written down all the names, folded them, stuck them in a (plumbers forums - sorry had no tilers hats left) hat. Then drew one. We've done a video, hopefully it'll upload. We have some issues on...
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    DIY Tiling: Day 8 Advent calendar!

    Day 8 Advent calendar! Welcome to Day 8 of the Advent Calendar Competition on TilersForums.com. Today we have up for grabs:- Mapei Goodie Bag (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Thanks @Mapei UK Marketing TilersForums Hat (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Username Tag (Will disappear...
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    DIY Tiling: Tiling course bristol

    Tiling course bristol Hi, anyone know of any good tiling courses in Bristol as I'm having trouble locating any. Thank you Tiling course bristol - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Hi, anyone know of any good tiling courses in Bristol as I'm having trouble locating any. Thank you...
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    DIY Tiling: Time off over Christmas

    Time off over Christmas When are you breaking up for Christmas, how long are you taking. Maybe your off on hols to a warmer climate. Im finishing around the 18th and going back on the 6th. A nice break 😁 Time off over Christmas - Click here for more on this tilers talk! When are you...
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    DIY Tiling: Shower tray former: tiles and waste height

    Shower tray former: tiles and waste height Hi, I have installed a shower former; the type that is a foam core sandwiched by a meshed cement layer either side: The mosiacs that I wanted to install will be lower than the drain surround (even with the adhesive). I have included some pictures...
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    DIY Tiling: Working in Canada

    Working in Canada Hi everyone! I Would like to talk about working in Canada? Would I need a work permit if I only wanted to work 6 months, best ways to get work? Would be great if someone from the uk has worked over there and could share there experiences. Thanks Working in Canada - Click...
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    DIY Tiling: London- Looking for work

    London- Looking for work 2 man team looking for work, based in London, will travel. Experienced in ceramics, Stone, mosaics, and in preparation prior. All PPE, CSCS and tools. London- Looking for work - Click here for more on this tilers talk! 2 man team looking for work, based in London, will...
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    DIY Tiling: What brand of wet cutting blade?

    What brand of wet cutting blade? Hi everyone I was kindly given an older used Rubi ND180 smart wet cutter, it’s not in the best condition but it works and will do me for a while as I’m just starting out. I’ve taken the disc out as it needs replacing. I’m just looking for some advice on whether...
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    DIY Tiling: Day 7 Advent Calendar!

    Day 7 Advent Calendar! Welcome to Day 7 of the Advent Calendar Competition on TilersForums.com. Today we have up for grabs:- Mapei Goodie Bag (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Thanks @Mapei UK Marketing TilersForums Hat (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Username Tag (Will disappear...
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    DIY Tiling: Anyone have any info on Montolit maintenance, anyone specialise in it?

    Anyone have any info on Montolit maintenance, anyone specialise in it? Hi guys, anyone specialise in Montolit maintenance? I have 5 cutters, a 63, a 75, 2 x 93’s and my most recent 125. The newest one of course operates like a dream, our main sites close for 10 days over Christmas so would be a...
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    DIY Tiling: Tiling work wanted in Surrey and surrounding areas

    Tiling work wanted in Surrey and surrounding areas I am a English 31 year old seeking tiling work. I have tools, qualifications, transport, Cscs, ppe and experience. I am punctual and have a good working attitude. I am Seeking price or day rate work. I live in Addlestone ,Surrey I ask you...
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    DIY Tiling: Newbie to the forum

    Newbie to the forum Hi All, I've been reading through the forum for a few months now and thought I should pipe up and say hello! I've been tiling since October following a career change due to redundancy. I find I'm learning on a daily basis and the forum has helped me massively, so thank you...
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    DIY Tiling: Santa Fe White Sands

    Santa Fe White Sands I’m looking for 1-2 boxes of discontinued 12x12 tile originally sold at Lowe’s back in 2009. The brand is Classic Tile/Florim USA Brand called Santa Fe White Sands. I’ve found some sellers on the net but either have sold it or don’t communicate to get it shipped to Chicago...
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    DIY Tiling: Again, I'm looking for tilers !

    Again, I'm looking for tilers ! so busy this year, booked until mid September, taken on another 2 tilers, but I need more as my contacts are busy and rather than turn their work away and lose a contact, I need to take on or have numbers I can sub jobs out to, either on daywork or on price...
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    DIY Tiling: Currently doing a backsplash in my new kitchen

    Currently doing a backsplash in my new kitchen I am a DYI-er. (Built an airplane and engine, redid most of my former house in PA) did a tile backsplash for my daughter’s kitchen but it was small randomly sized squares and rectangles. I am currently doing my own backsplash but it is mostly large...
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    DIY Tiling: Day 6 Advent Calendar Competition - Enter Here

    Day 6 Advent Calendar Competition - Enter Here Welcome to Day 6 of the Advent Calendar Competition on TilersForums.com. Today we have up for grabs:- Mapei Goodie Bag (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Thanks @Mapei UK Marketing TilersForums Hat (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan)...
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    DIY Tiling: Lifting loose tiles

    Lifting loose tiles Hi all, I’ve been asked to lift and replace some loose tiles (see picture). The customer only has a few spares and has asked if it’s possible to lift the loose ones without breaking and refix them. The tiles are also butted up together. Is there any way this is possible? Just...
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    DIY Tiling: I’m a tiler looking for work

    I’m a tiler looking for work I Thomas Holdsworth am a English 31 year old seeking tiling work. I have tools ,ppe,qualifications,transport,cscs and experience . I live in Addlestone, surrey. I ask you contact me if you are interested. Thanks Tom I’m a tiler looking for work - Click here for more...
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    DIY Tiling: Porcelanosa Nara Beige wall tiles 33.3 x 59.2cm or 33.3 x 1.00cm

    Porcelanosa Nara Beige wall tiles 33.3 x 59.2cm or 33.3 x 1.00cm Looking for a couple of boxes or a minimum of seven tiles of discontinued Porcelanosa Nara Beige wall tiles - ideally in 33.3 x 59.2cm size but could accommodate 33.3 x 100cm. Willing to travel to collect. Alternatively any...
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    DIY Tiling: 3 Steps to Branded Workwear

    3 Steps to Branded Workwear 3 Steps to Branded Workwear Get your branded embroidery or printed workwear at unbeatable prices www.bulkworkwear.co.uk 3 Steps to Branded Workwear - Click here for more on this tilers talk! 3 Steps to Branded Workwear Get your branded embroidery or printed...
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    DIY Tiling: Tiles from 1995

    Tiles from 1995 HI All I'm new to this forum wanting some help in obtaining attached tiles. I don't tile name or colour but I know they were sold back in 1995 when my house was built. They could be a Johnson Tile but I find a search archive from this year. I'm mainly after the plan tiles but I...
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    DIY Tiling: Advent Calendar Day 5

    Advent Calendar Day 5 Welcome to Day 4 of the Advent Calendar Competition on TilersForums.com. Today we have up for grabs:- Mapei Goodie Bag (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) TilersForums Hat (Will be sent out in a batch early Jan) Username Tag (Will disappear 1st Jan) Today's question...
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    DIY Tiling: Tiling enthusiast from Slovenia

    Tiling enthusiast from Slovenia Hello guys! While searching for some professional opinions about cutting discs I found this forum. First of all, excuse my English, not a native speaker. Really happy to find out a forum about tiling exists. I am a tiler from Slovenia, looking to exchange...
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    DIY Tiling: Can u plse tell me how I generate a pm to Lou ?, I was a recent (lucky) winner of the advent question and Lou asked for my details in a pm

    Can u plse tell me how I generate a pm to Lou ?, I was a recent (lucky) winner of the advent question and Lou asked for my details in a pm ?!. Tks Can u plse tell me how I generate a pm to Lou ?, I was a recent (lucky) winner of the advent question and Lou asked for my details in a pm ?!. Tks...
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    DIY Tiling: Do i grout these tiles

    Do i grout these tiles Hi new to the group I have tiled a kitchen before but with standard wall tiles with a gap for grout. I just want some advice on porcelain split face effect tiles would I need to grout or could I just push them up tight as I cant tell from the image from the web site thanks...
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    DIY Tiling: Does white tile adhesive have relatively weak bonding strength?

    Does white tile adhesive have relatively weak bonding strength? Hi, Does anyone know why the bonding strength of white tile adhesive is weaker than normal(grey color) tile adhesive? Does white tile adhesive have relatively weak bonding strength? - Click here for more on this tilers talk! Hi...
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    DIY Tiling: Hardie hydro

    Hardie hydro Anyone used this? Or is in not in the UK yet. Waterproof Backer Board | HardieBacker HydroDefense Cement Board | James Hardie HardieBacker® Cement Board with HydroDefense™ Technology is the first and only waterproof cement backer board. Learn more. www.jameshardie.com Hardie...
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    DIY Tiling: Build shower pan over old wall tile?

    Build shower pan over old wall tile? Hello, First time posting. I'm helping a friend of a friend who recently had a basement shower installed, and unfortunately the contractor who did it was completely incompetent. The floor of the shower is tile, and there is no slope to the drain (in fact if...
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    DIY Tiling: Looking For Johnson City Sandstone Beige 300x200 (CA0010143)

    Looking For Johnson City Sandstone Beige 300x200 (CA0010143) I wondered if somebody could help me please? These tiles are in all the rooms with a toilet in, in a 6 year old house. I got the information from the house builder. I don't know if the code is correct. I have seen these tiles but in a...
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    DIY Plumbing: Where can I buy a box spanner for a 1.5inch BSP immersion heater? (2" across flats)

    Where can I buy a box spanner for a 1.5inch BSP immersion heater? (2" across flats) I need such a spanner to remove a failed IH, and to install a replacement; in a domestic hot water cylinder made by Opus (Cyprus). I am aware that in general the distance across the flats may vary somewhat from...
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    DIY Plumbing: Day 9 Advent Calendar!

    Day 9 Advent Calendar! Welcome to the Day 9 of the PlumbersForums.net Advent Calendar Competition. Today's Question My boiler has broken, I am going to take the cover off and have a poke about to see what the problem is. Dan says I cannot do this. Who should I call to help? hint Today's...
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    DIY Plumbing: Loud, scary boiler noise!

    Loud, scary boiler noise! Having unblocked the central heating pipes and radiators and got them working again, today I started the process of giving my CH a good clean. It is a sealed system and I emptied the water, cleaned out the magnaclean, added a couple of bottles of Fernox F5 cleaner via...
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    DIY Plumbing: Drayton MiGenie programmer MT734R flaky app?

    Drayton MiGenie programmer MT734R flaky app? Hi all.. Anyone have experience with this programmer and phone App? I replaced a LP722 with one and it does work 95%.. Hot water comes on and so does CH. Some strangeness though.. Just looking at the HW screen earlier.. time set for just 1 hour...
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