Email for June 2017

Email for June 2017

Discounts for Tilers, DIY Tiling, General TilersForums.co.uk News, News, Other Forums, Plumbing, Tile Adhesive, Tile Grout, Tile Showrooms, Tilers Insurance, Tiling Advice, Tiling Jobs, Tiling Training
Dear {name} Just a quick update from TilersForums.co.uk. We hope you don't mind the email, you can edit your email options on the forum if you wish, details are at the bottom of this email. In this email you'll find information regarding the new sponsors, a bit about the UKPlumbersForums.co.uk update and lots of information about the JOTM (last month, current month and next month). ++ ENTER INTO JOB OF THE MONTH COMPETITION FOR JUNE ++ There's more about the JOTM further down this email but we want lots of entries this month, we have hundreds and hundreds of pounds worth of prizes! ENTER IN JOTM JUNE HERE (ALSO VOTE ON JOTM MAY HERE - CLICK THE THUMBS UP) ++ RECENT ADDITIONS TO THE FORUM SPONSORS LIST ++ Victorian Plumbing…
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How to Tile – Top tiling tips for walls and floors

How to Tile – Top tiling tips for walls and floors

Discounts for Tilers, DIY Tiling, General TilersForums.co.uk News, News, Other Forums, Plumbing, Tile Adhesive, Tile Grout, Tile Showrooms, Tilers Insurance, Tiling Advice, Tiling Jobs, Tiling Training
Learn the basics of how to tile walls and floors here on TilersForums.co.uk, the UK's largest tile advice website, for free. Every day our one and only job is to help people to install wall tiles or floor tiles in their kitchens, bathrooms, conservatories and even living spaces and bedrooms. We learn how to tile to all kinds of surfaces these days, and with all types of tiles. And getting the right products and using them correctly is paramount if you don't want your tiles to fall off the wall, or sound crunchy and loose when you walk on them.   Top 4 Tips for Tiling Floors Most tiling tips relate to where to start tiling, or which tile to place first. But the following tips will show you that it's also…
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Tiling Courses of All Types – Wall and Floor

Tiling Courses of All Types – Wall and Floor

DIY Tiling, General TilersForums.co.uk News, News, Tile Adhesive, Tile Grout, Tiling Advice, Tiling Training
As a forum we've always promoted Tiling Courses in one way or another. Over the years we've had a fair few companies on the forum, whether as sponsors or just regular posting members. We in fact started out with Ant from [caption id="attachment_423" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tiling Courses[/caption] Chase Tiling Academy, and he did help the forum grow quite quickly back in 2006 and 2007. (Sadly they're not around anymore.) Before TilersForums.co.uk was even online there was TileForums.com, which Dan also founded whilst working for a tiling training company in Staffordshire called Professional Independent Training Techniques. And that forum also supported tiling courses, albeit the PITT tiling courses. But the theory behind the heavy support of the tiling training industry is that the newbies have a lot of questions, so they're…
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Tiling News

Tiling News

DIY Tiling, General TilersForums.co.uk News, News, Tile Adhesive, Tile Grout, Tile Showrooms, Tilers Insurance, Tiling Advice
We've created this blog area mainly for Tiling News, and we've started to get a little news and press releases on it so it's starting to take shape now. We've got a few more pages to work on, they're in the main menu with not much content on them, but the actual tiling news blog area is there. And it's kinda working. We've asked companies to send us their news, and they've started to take it seriously and send [caption id="attachment_420" align="alignright" width="300"] Tiling News[/caption] in some bits and bobs. We'll be working more with them to get their news quicker, and to post it quicker once we have it. The idea being that people can engage with the tiling news right as it's published, via the forum. News in…
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Plasterers Forum

Plasterers Forum

DIY Tiling, General TilersForums.co.uk News, News, Other Forums, Tiling Advice
If you like our forum, perhaps checkout a forum ran by our plastering friends, The Plasterers Forum. They use the same forum software as us so you should fit right in and get yourself around easily enough. Danny who owns it is a good web guy, knows what he's doing. We did try some years ago to do our own, but it never really took off because Danny was already there with all the users and the advice. [caption id="attachment_416" align="alignright" width="300"] Plasterers Forum[/caption] Some of the categories include plastering tools, plastering courses and NVQ's, rendering, floor screeding, damp-proofing and other technical stuff like fibrous plastering. You can quickly find advice related to how-to-plaster whether you're DIY or professional. Looking for Plastering Work on Plasterers Forum If you're looking for…
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British Standard BS 5385 Wall and Floor Tiling

British Standard BS 5385 Wall and Floor Tiling

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[caption id="attachment_366" align="alignright" width="300"] Tiling Standards: British Standards in Wall and Floor Tiling[/caption] The tiling standards in the UK is the British Standard BS 5385 Wall and Floor Tiling and is available directly from BSI Group. They're really really expensive. The Tile Association provide them as part of their annual subscription. But that's £195 + VAT per year. So still not cheap if you're only using it to gain access to the tiling standards. Our members are pretty savvy, they found out that most local government libraries supply them to their members free of charge, so we had a chat with them to see how it's done. There are a couple of rules doing it this way. You're not allowed to make copies, in whole or in part. But you can…
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Why Join TilersForums.co.uk?

Why Join TilersForums.co.uk?

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TilersForums.co.uk provides all of its many services to the wall and floor tiling industry free of charge. The Tile Association is using a comparison to one of the most expensive schemes going, CheckaTrade, but haven't used a comparison against something like our forum. So we've done it to show the differences. You might say it's the difference between oldskool board rooms and new web-based communities. Whilst they're trying to get with the times with their social presence and marketing, they're still using oldskool tactics to sell membership. And tilers aren't thick. They see through things like this on a daily basis in tile showrooms that use the same tactics. TilersForums.co.uk was setup a few years after TTA. And while on their homepage they boast having the most tilers and tile…
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Tile Shops and Retail Outlets that Sell Tiles and Adhesives

Tile Shops and Retail Outlets that Sell Tiles and Adhesives

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This blog category is for all the posts specifically related to tile shops and retailers. Both on and offline. When it comes to tiling, you'll always need tiles. Now in nearly every case you will be buying these from a tile shop, on or offline. We say that because sometimes a tiler or tile contractor will have a trade account with a distributor and will show you tile samples, and they'll organise the tile purchasing, and fix them to your walls or floors, and price you for the lot. That isn't always the case though. It's mostly the customer and / or the tiler buying from a tile outlet. Now there are specialist tile shops offline, like Topps Tiles, Tile Giant, CTD Tiles, and companies like those that primarily sell…
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Tile adhesive related posts will be posted to this category

Tile adhesive related posts will be posted to this category

Discounts for Tilers, DIY Tiling, General TilersForums.co.uk News, Tile Adhesive, Tile Grout, Tile Showrooms
Every tile job needs a tile adhesive. Whether inside or out, walls or floors, small mosaics or huge large-format tiles, they all need to be stuck to the surface that needs to be tiled with a good suitable tile adhesive. Tile adhesives come in many forms because they need to stick so many tile types to so many backgrounds. Some are powders you mix with water, some are in buckets already mixed, and some are powders that come with a bottle of liquid that you carefully mix with the powder. As well as the adhesive 'classes' that specify where they can be used and what tile types they can be used with, you then of course have many tile adhesive manufacturers all over the world selling to the UK tile…
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