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216 Questions: Tiling
I bought a 1910 built house with historical movement requiring renovation. Had kitchen and bathroom sills tiled. Both now have hairline cracks continuous through multiple tiles in a wave like pattern. I suspect movement. Do window sills commonly move ? We are semi detached and next door recently had loft conversion. In addition other die built large rear extension. Is this likely to cause resettlement and thus causing tiles to crack ? Also we live on a v busy main road causing house to vibrate when large vehicles go by. Could this be causing such cracking. Apart from one crack which was highlighted in survey back wall of house externally as historical there are no crack on supporting Walls. How should I proceed in fixing? Retold put in PVC sill ? Please help claire
- Ymct_124 23rd Nov, 2012 Tiling
Every few months the paint over bathroom/shower tiles peels and I have to redo. I am now at the stage of having to strip right back to the original plain white tile. What is the best paint stripper? Is there anything additional I can do (apart from re-tile!) to prevent having to keep painting over so frequently?
- Yellene 19th Nov, 2012 Tiling
Hi I've got quartzite slate mosaic wall tiles for my kitchen (12 small on mesh). I know I have to treat them with impregnator but can i do this before my hubby sticks them on the wall or do we have to wait until they are attached? Also as the tiles are on mesh they are quite heavy so any advice on keeping them in place while adhesive takes/drys.
- Ynewport_82 6th Nov, 2012 Tiling
Hi My name is Thomas Holdsworth and i am looking for a work as a apprentice tiler. i have had a duration of 2 weeks work, where i learnt to cut tiles and went over some plumbing. and this is were i feel in love with the work. i have completed a level 2 city and guilds tiling course. I live in New Haw Addlestone. My contact is email; email@example.com no: 07958609294
- Ythomas10 7th Oct, 2012 Tiling
can you tell me what paint to use to paint over mosaic stone tile on my kitchen wall
- Ysilverdale82 23rd Sep, 2012 Tiling
what can i use to paint over stone mosaic stone tile on my kitchen wall
- Ysilverdale_52 23rd Sep, 2012 Tiling
How soon the bathroom walls can be tiled after plastering following the removal of the old tiles?
- Yomassalova 11th Sep, 2012 Tiling
I have a separate toilet room which was originally part of the main bathroom.
The wall under the window above the toilet cistern is sometimes damp with patches and I am not sure if this is due to condensation, in need of damp proofing, gutter problems or problems with pointing in the external brickwork. I need to know who to call /Builder for repointing or damproofer or plumber to advise me.
- Yjobstobedone_54 30th Aug, 2012 Tiling
i have no idea about anything diy im 21 and have a 2 year old and no guy about i really dont want to be ripping off tiles as my house is victorian and my bathroom is so old, i just need a quick fix for now, are they any good or not worth it
- Ynicky21 25th Aug, 2012 Tiling
hello i am fitting slate tiles on my kitchen walls do i grout the tiles first before i seal them or do i seal them then grout to stop them staining with i tile sealer thankyou john
- Ybignose2122 5th Aug, 2012 Tiling
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