Guide on How to Install Bathroom Tiles

It may look like laying tile is very difficult for those who have ever tried to do before. While working on it, you will probably find that removing and replacing a toilet is the most difficult task. It is going to be a challenge laying these tiles, so you must plan ahead. It is going to take several days finishing the tiles.

When buying tiles, it is better to get larger tiles because it is cheaper. This is a good way to save money if you are on a tight budget. But remember that larger tiles are easy to break so be careful. The first thing you want to do is clean the bathroom floor from any debris. Measure the floor from wall to wall. Tiling is a complex and expensive job, so if you are not a DIY person calling in expert bathroom tilers of Perth would be a great choice for completing a successful tiling project. 


You may need extra tiles if one would be cracked or cut wrong. Once you decide on the type of tile you need, you'll find out how many tiles you need. You may also want to do a dry run to determine the best layout for your tile. Start in the middle and lay the tile outward. Mark the centre of the floor so if you are ready to lay the tiles it is easier for you to find.

Cover the entire floor with cement boards. Mix thin-set mortar but only the amount you will use in an hour to keep the mortar from drying out. Spread the mortar on the entire floor underneath the concrete board. If the bathroom is not square, you can lay tiles diagonal lines instead of vertical or horizontal. Place the tile over the mortar and twist securely. Twisting can remove the trapped air under the tiles. Place spacer around the tile and lay the next tile doing the same step on every tile.