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How to Find a Good Tiler in Sydney

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Unless you have some previous experience in tiling, a large tiling job is best left to be done by a qualified tile installer. Modern tiles such as large polished porcelain tiles, rectified tiles and timber look tiles can present challenges for unexperienced persons. But as you know, finding the right tradesman can also be difficult.

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How Ceramic Tiles Are Made

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Ceramic tiles have been around for millenniums, decorating countless homes and other buildings around the world. While the principle remains the same, the actual production line has evolved significantly with advancing technology. Below is one of the common ways in which ceramic tiles are produced. Step 1. Raw materials for ceramic tiles First, a series

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How to Tile a Backsplash

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Tiling a backsplash is a fairly simple task. This article can be applied when tiling a backsplash in a kitchen, bathroom, laundry or in any other room. Give thought when selecting the right tile for your backsplash. What colour will coordinate well with the benches and cupboards? As backsplash areas often get messy, is the

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How to Tile a Bathroom

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Tiling a bathroom can be easily accomplished if the correct steps are followed. Whether tiling a new bathroom or renovating an old bathroom, the steps below will help you to complete this task. For the sake of this article, we will assume that all waterproofing has been installed and allowed to dry for the recommended

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How to Grout Tiles

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First of all, what is grout? Grout is the smooth, cement like mixture that fills the joints between the tiles. It may be an easier task to tiling, but it is important that it is done correctly as it ensures moisture and dirt cannot sit in the joints. A neat grouting job greatly affects the

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How to Lay Pavers – DIY Guide

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What is more Australian than to relax and have a good time with your family and friends in your own backyard? To make the most of your outdoor area however, you should consider laying pavers. Pavers can not only make your outdoor area easy to maintain but also transforms it into a luxurious space, a

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How To Re-Grout Your Tiles

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If your tile grout is starting to discolour or mildew is starting to appear, it might be time to think about re-grouting. Areas such as bathrooms and kitchen splashbacks are exposed to moisture and other damaging elements which can make grout joints deteriorate sooner than other areas. So, how can you go about re-grouting? Here

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4 Tips on How to Install Your Timber Look Tiles Right

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Timber look tiles are so popular these days. The leading manufacturers in Europe are introducing new types and designs of timber look tiles very regularly, making the range to choose from bigger than ever before. Many of the leading manufacturers are introducing larger timber look tiles for a more natural and seamless look. But as

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Lay Bathroom Wall Tiles Horizontally or Vertically?

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When you buy rectangle shaped bathroom wall tiles, one of the first questions that might come to your mind is “which way am I going to lay these tiles? Horizontally or vertically?” Both ways are commonly seen in public bathrooms as well as residential homes. But does it really make any notable difference? Obviously laying

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How to Remove Tiles

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Removing existing tiles may be the first thing you need to do in your tiling project. It is possible to lay fresh new tiles over existing tiles if you apply Davco Ultrabond first. But for the best result, we recommend removing the old tiles. What you will need Safety gear such as goggles, gloves and

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