Tools required for tiling

TOOLS REQUIRED FOR FLOOR TILING

  1. Soft sweeping brush and shovel.
  2. Tape measure and pencil.
  3. Chalk line or long straight edge.
  4. Notched trowel 10mm on uneven floors or 6mm on flat floors.
  5. Tile cutter long enough to cut your tile i.e. if your tile is 450mm long you require a 500mm tile cutter.
  6. Gauger [small trowel.]
  7. Tile nippers or a grinder 225mm/9inch with a diamond blade.
  8. Bucket or wash boy.
  9. Sponge.
  10. Grout float.
  11. Knee pads

Health and safety

  1. Gloves.
  2. Goggles.
  3. Dust mask.
  4. Ear defenders.

TOOLS RQUIRED FOR WALL TILING

  1. Soft sweeping brush and shovel.
  2. Tape measure and pencil or felt tip pen.
  3. Notched trowel 6mm.
  4. Gauger [small trowel.]
  5. Tile cutter long enough to cut your tile i.e. if your tile is 450mm long you require a 500mm tile cutter.
  6. Tile nippers or a grinder 225mm/9inch with a diamond blade.
  7. Trim scissors or a hack saw and mitre block.
  8. Spirit level.
  9. Bucket.
  10. Sponge.
  11. Grout float.
  12. Knee pads

Health and safety

  1. Gloves.
  2. Goggles.
  3. Dust mask.
  4. Ear defenders.