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    Tiling tips


    Drilling holes through ceramic wall tiles

    When drilling through a ceramic tile, stick a piece of masking tape over the position where the hole is to be drilled. This will prevent the drill bit sliding across the tile.


    Give an old tile floor a new lease of life

    To give an old tile floor a new lease of life, re-grout it with a different colour grout.


    A simple way of smartening kitchen and bathroom tiles

    Freshen up discoloured grout between ceramic tiles with a grout pen. A simple, effective and inexpensive way of smartening kitchen and bathroom tiles.


    Minimises the chance of the glaze cracking

    When drilling a tile minimises the chance of the glaze cracking by using a small drill bit to make the pilot hole. Having made the pilot hole fit the correct size of bit for the hole required. Position the tip of the bit in the hole and carefully drill through the tile, plaster and into the masonry.


    Keep tiles uniform

    Using plastic spacers will keep joints between tiles uniform.