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Drilling holes in Stone, Brick and Tile

Bathroom Tiles Sydney Bathrooms usually have a few fittings on the wall –towels racks, hooks, shelves, cabinets and some shower fittings …etc. These fittings often require a hole to be drilled through a tile or ceramic wall. In other circumstances, on plaster or wooden walls, drilling a hole is an easy matter. But ceramic tiles, […]

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Door Trim

If you have a tiled bathroom or kitchen there will a doorway where the tiled floor connects to another floor. This joint will require an edge strip at the base of the door. It may also require some silicone water proofing and some solid filler if there is a small gap between the floors. Joining […]

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Cutting Curves in Tiles

Cutting Curves in Kitchen and Bathroom Tiles Sydney The trickiest part of tile work is having to cut tiles to fit the floor. Perhaps the trickiest types of cut are curved edges. These curves are difficult for at least two reasons. The first is getting the right curve for the tile to fit into place.  […]

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Straight Edges

Cutting Bathroom Tiles Sydney Many tiling jobs are reasonably good DIY projects. With some basic skills and research the average home handyperson can install some decent quality tilework. However, things become difficult if the tiles don’t fit exactly into the available space, and need to be cut. Cutting tiles is rather tricky Wall and Kitchen […]

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General Tile Advice

There are some points to consider when want to put tiles in your bathroom. Bathroom Tiles Sydney The colour of the tiles can make the room seem bigger or smaller. Light tiles on walls will make the room feel bigger. This often goes well with dark tiles on the floor that help to hide dirt. […]

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Bad Grout

Bathroom Tiles Sydney Unfortunately, the best laid tiles can be ruined by bad grout work. And on occasion well applied grout may develop problems. These problems can often be fixed with the right techniques. Some basic DIY skills are often enough for tile installation and grouting; and enough to fix any problems. Grout for Floor […]

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Silicone Edges for Tiling

Silicone and Bathroom Tiles Sydney While the space between floor tiles is usually filled with grout the space around the edge of a floor is usually filled with silicone. Silicone is quite flexible, which is suitable for the space where the floor joins the walls. This joint will undergo some movement. Silicone will accommodate this […]

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Underfloor Tile Heating

Heated Bathroom Tiles Sydney In this country we sometimes encounter heated tile floors in the bathrooms of luxury hotels. This does away with the unpleasant feeling of ending a hot shower with a walk on a stone cold floor. Floors have a habit of remaining cold even when the rest of the room is warm. […]

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Cleaning Grout Bathroom Tiles Sydney

Because they have a hard, smooth surface tiles tends to be easy to clean. But the grout between tiles is a different matter. Grout is porous, and in the humid and sometime hot conditions of a bathroom grout can easily harbour mould and mildew. Hot Water and a Stiff Bristle Brush This is a good […]

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Minimalism Bathroom and Kitchen Tiles

Rooms with tiles often emphasize functionality; bathrooms and kitchens are part of a home for practical reasons. But these rooms can also be made to look stylish, as long as the functionality is not impaired. Minimalism is a good approach for bathrooms and kitchens, and possibly for other tiled areas. This should interfere with the […]

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How to remove chewing gum on the tiles?

Kitchen Tiles Sydney Gum is a pest on virtually any floors. It is probably worst on carpet. On tiles floors it can almost always be removed without leaving a trace, if we know a few cleaning tricks. Use a soft scrapper Scrapping away the Gum is often enough. But don’t use a metal paint scraper […]

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Tile Cleaning – The Vinegar Solution

Floor Tiles Sydney A great way to clean tiles is with a mixture of hot water and a little vinegar. Bathroom Tiles Sydney Tiles can look great and are the best type of flooring when room are exposed to a lot of water. They only require minimal cleaning and maintenance, and provided that right type […]

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