Tile Installation & Care

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Spring Sparkle: Using, Mixing & Applying Glitter Grout

Grouting tiles once they’ve been fixed in place is an essential step in tile installation, but this all-important sealant material doesn’t have to be all about the practical side of things. Modern-day grouts come in a broad spectrum of colour options. But, if you’re looking for a finish that will add instant glamour to tiled areas, glitter grout additives are the way to go. Designed to add extra sparkle to even the plainest wall or floor tiles, glitter tile grout guarantees your tile space has a luxurious feel. If this... Read More

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DIY Tiling: The Ultimate Checklist of Tools You’ve Probably Forgotten

If you’re taking on a DIY tiling project, you’ll quickly learn that there’s more to it than just picking your tiles and buying your adhesive and grout. You’ll also need to make sure you have all the essential tiling equipment and tools for tiling to ensure you can get the job done right and achieve a professional finish before you even think about fixing tiles down permanently. If you’re struggling to know where to start with acquiring the right tile tools needed for tiling, or you’re worried you’ve forgotten some... Read More

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The No-Nonsense DIY Guide: How To Tile A Bathroom

Table of contents If you’re keen to keep costs down on your bathroom renovation project while also feeling a huge sense of achievement, you may look to undertake some of the less taxing jobs yourself.  Take bathroom tiling, for example. However, before you don your overalls and start gathering up your tools, it’s important to consider if you know how to tile a bathroom.  While a fresh bathroom tiling update is one of the more profitable home improvement ideas – with the potential to add a whopping 10% to the... Read More

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Crank Up The Heat: Choosing Tiles For Underfloor Heating

If you’re already starting to feel the winter blues with shorter days and colder temperatures, we have the perfect remedy for you – underfloor heating. Okay, so you might have been expecting something a little more exciting than that, but by the end of this blog post, we’re pretty confident you’ll be an underfloor heating convert. That may be a bold statement but, for anyone who’s looking to add a touch of luxury and comfort to their daily lives, tiling with underfloor heating is the way to go. Whether you... Read More

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The No-Nonsense DIY Guide: How To Tile A Kitchen

Table of contents Giving your kitchen an update is likely to be one of the more expensive home improvements you carry out, but it can also be one of the most rewarding. For one, cooking up a storm in a swanky new kitchen is a huge win in itself! But secondly, kitchens are still tipped as delivering one of the best returns on your investment for home renovations. If done well, that is! For homeowners looking to save themselves some cash, there is the option to carry out work like... Read More

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The No-Nonsense DIY Guide: How To Tile A Hallway

Table of contents Showing your hallway some much-needed attention will ensure that the entrance to your home makes a good first impression. It can also be one of the more affordable home improvement ideas to undertake as areas are generally smaller and require fewer furnishings. When it comes to choosing materials to use for hallway floors and walls, tiles can deliver a practical covering for this high-traffic area – giving your interior updates better longevity and style! However, before you begin your hallway tiling project, it’s important to think about... Read More

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How To: The Ultimate Guide to Tiling on Floorboards

From bathrooms and kitchens to bedrooms, hallways and living rooms, tiles offer a strong, durable and practical option for covering floors throughout your home.  But, if you’re facing the prospect of tiling onto floorboards in your home, you may be wondering if this is even a possibility. The answer: yes! While tiles and floorboards might not be the best of pals, with a little DIY know-how, they can get along harmoniously – just like you can tile over tiles and similar.  Today, we’re here to show you how.  From pre-tiling... Read More


Caring for Outdoor Tiles: A Guide to Cleaning, Re-Grouting & More

Hardwearing, versatile and durable are just a few adjectives you could use to explain why you should choose porcelain outdoor tiles for beautifying outdoor spaces – be that a patio, barbecue area or pathway. But, if you want to be sure your investment stands the test of time, it pays to show them a little TLC once in a while – and luckily for you, we’ll be sharing our top tips in this compact care guide for outdoor tiles. From cleaning outdoor tiles to regrouting tiles and more, with our... Read More

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“How Many Tiles Do I Need?” [Your Guide to Measuring For Tiles]

One of the main questions that’s always asked during a renovation project is ‘how many tiles do I need?’. When you break it down, it’s not as difficult to calculate yourself as you may think – you’ll be amazed at what a little patience, a calculator and a tape measure can do! Walls and floors can be treated the same when measuring for tiles, but if you’re unsure of how to work out square metres or how to measure for wall and floor tiles, fear not – the below guide... Read More

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“My Tiles Are Cracking, What Do I Do Next!?”

When installed correctly, tiles offer a robust, durable and practical solution for floors and walls throughout the home. However, this doesn’t mean that they’re completely devoid of problems. In some instances, you may find your tiles cracking, which can arise from a number of causes.  If this sounds familiar and you’re facing the dilemma of a cracked tile or two, we’re here, to answer the all-important question: “my tiles are cracking, what do I do next?”. Join us as we take a closer look at some of the reasons why... Read More