Transform your kitchen, bathroom, living area or conservatory into the room of your dreams with our range of high quality Floor & Wall Tiles, guaranteed to lend your home a unique appearance. Browse our superb selection of modern contemporary to classic retro border tiles to find the perfect style to transform any room. Wipe-clean Ceramic Tiles can provide both a modern or traditional appearance and protect your walls and floors against food and water damage, making tiles a convenient addition to your home.
Why not also check out our Clearance pages - full of fabulous discounts and special offers. Grab yourself a bargain....when they're gone, they're gone! Check out daily .. new bargains added frequently!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Tiling Tips by Beesley & Fildes
How to clean porcelain tile?
Cleaning porcelain tiles is essential for maintaining their beauty and longevity. Here are some easy steps to clean porcelain tile:
- Regularly sweep or vacuum the floor to remove dust and debris.
- Use a mixture of warm water and mild detergent to mop the tiles.
- Avoid harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners that may damage the tile's surface.
- For stubborn stains, consider using a pH-neutral tile cleaner.
- Dry the tiles thoroughly after cleaning to prevent water spots.
How to cut porcelain tile?
Cutting porcelain tiles can be challenging, but with the right tools and techniques, it becomes manageable. Follow these steps:
- Measure and mark the tile where the cut is needed.
- Use a wet tile saw for straight cuts or tile nippers for small, precise cuts.
- Prioritise safety by wearing protective gear, such as safety goggles and gloves.
- For curved cuts, make relief cuts along the curve and remove excess tile carefully.
- Take your time and go slow to avoid chipping the tile.
How to tile a bathroom floor?
Tiling a bathroom floor can elevate the look of your space. Here's a basic guide to help you get started:
- Prepare the surface by ensuring it's clean, flat, and dry.
- Plan the layout and start tiling from the centre of the room.
- Apply thin-set adhesive and lay the tiles, leaving space for grout lines.
- Use tile spacers to maintain even gaps between tiles.
- Once the tiles are set, apply grout and seal the grout lines to prevent moisture penetration.
How to clean bathroom floor tiles?
Keeping your bathroom floor tiles clean is crucial for hygiene. Follow these steps:
- Sweep or vacuum the floor to remove loose dirt and debris.
- Clean regularly using a mixture of warm water and mild detergent.
- Avoid using abrasive cleaners that may scratch the tiles.
- For stubborn stains, use a non-abrasive tile cleaner or a vinegar-water solution.
- Consider resealing the grout lines periodically to prevent mould and mildew growth.
How to tile a bathroom wall?
Tiling a bathroom wall can transform the entire look of the space. Here's a step-by-step guide:
- Prepare the wall surface by ensuring it's clean, dry, and free from any loose materials.
- Measure and mark the layout to ensure the tiles are placed evenly.
- Apply thin-set adhesive to the wall using a notched trowel.
- Start tiling from the centre and work your way outward.
- Use tile spacers to maintain consistent gaps between the tiles.
- Once the tiles are set, apply grout and wipe off excess with a damp sponge.
Can you tile over wall tiles in a bathroom?
Tiling over existing wall tiles can be done, but it's essential to follow the proper procedures:
- Ensure the existing tiles are firmly adhered to the wall and free from any damage.
- Roughen the surface of the tiles using sandpaper to improve adhesion.
- Apply a bonding agent or primer to help the new tiles adhere to the old ones.
- Use a high-quality thin-set adhesive to install the new tiles.
- Keep in mind that adding new tiles will increase the thickness, so consider adjustments for fixtures like showers and taps.
How to tile a kitchen wall?
Tiling a kitchen wall can add style and protection to your kitchen. Follow these steps:
- Clean and prepare the wall surface, ensuring it's flat and free from grease or debris.
- Plan the tile layout, starting from the centre of the wall.
- Apply thin-set adhesive and place the tiles, using tile spacers for uniform gaps.
- Once the adhesive sets, apply grout and wipe off excess with a sponge.
- Consider using a grout sealer to protect the grout lines from stains.
How to tile a kitchen floor?
Tiling a kitchen floor can create a durable and beautiful surface. Here's a brief guide:
- Prepare the floor by ensuring it's clean, dry, and level.
- Plan the layout, starting from the centre of the room.
- Apply thin-set adhesive and lay the tiles, using spacers for even gaps.
- Once the tiles are set, apply grout and clean off any excess with a damp sponge.
- Allow the grout to dry thoroughly before using the floor.
Remember, if you need any assistance with tiling projects or have specific questions, don't hesitate to reach out to Beesley & Fildes for expert advice and guidance. Happy tiling!