Can you tile over tile?

3rd September 2019

This surely is an interesting one as the same question could be asked for floors and walls. The simple answer is yes, you can. Though this answer is always followed by a BUT, as the surface needs to be well prepared in order to avoid tear-out (demolition) and unnecessary cost. If you feel that your […]


How many tiles to a m2?

4th June 2019

This is a common question and ultimately this depends on the size of the tile. A 150 x 150mm will give you approximately 44 tiles to a square metre, but a 600 x 600mm tile will give you 2.8 tiles per square metre. We have created a table giving you the most popular tile sizes […]

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What is a shade variation?

29th April 2019

Many tiles are inspired by natural materials like stone, marble and limestone and just like nature, sometimes the beauty of décor is in the differences rather than uniformity. With this in mind, some tiles come with a shade variance, so when laid together, they create a rich patina and add interest to your space. Each […]

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What is the difference between rectified and non-rectified tiles?

29th April 2019

With so much choice in tiles, it can sometimes be difficult to know which to go for. One element of this is rectified versus non-rectified tiles. Rectified Tiles A rectified tile is a tile that, in its production, has been finished so that all sides are exactly the same size, making the tile uniformed with precision. […]


What are the types of tiles?

27th March 2019

Tiles come in all shapes, sizes, finishes and styles, so how do you know which one is right for your space? We’ve broken down the main types of tiles below to help you. Ceramic Tiles Can be glazed or unglazed, glazed tiles are available plain or decorated and can be used on walls and floors. […]


How many wall or floor tiles do I need?

27th March 2019

This may seem a daunting task but really is quite simple. Treat each wall/floor space as a separate area. Measure the length of the wall followed by the height. These two measurements will determine the area you need to cover. (adjustments can be made for windows, furniture etc as required). Take the measurements and multiply […]

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What is the best floor to put in a kitchen?

5th February 2019

Considering kitchen flooring ideas? Make durability and function a priority when choosing. There is a huge variety of beautiful options and styles which can make the choice an overwhelming experience. The kitchen is one of the highest traffic areas in a home. It is prone to spills of all sorts therefore, one of the key […]

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What are wood effect tiles?

5th February 2019

Looking for the best way to bring a natural look into your home? Interior designers would suggest using wood effect tiles. These tiles have strikingly lifelike designs, they have knots and crinkles and some even have white-washed planks. Why tile instead of wood? Tiles are more durable than the natural wood and they don’t mark […]


What is the difference between wall & floor tiles?

5th February 2019

Tile trends and technologies have changed dramatically in the past decade. What was traditionally a floor tile, is now a wall tile and they are no longer restricted to the kitchen and bathroom. So, does it matter whether a tile is a wall tile or a floor tile? Short answer: yes, it does. Wall tiles […]


How to make a bathroom look bigger?

5th February 2019

It’s commonly thought that small tiles in a small bathroom work best to make the space appear larger, however, the numerous grouting lines can, in fact, make the space seem much smaller. To create the illusion of a larger space, try our top tips. Colour Using plain-coloured floor tiles are the ideal solution to make your bathroom look more spacious. Create a back splash One of the best […]