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Tiles Buying Guide

Our tiles can aid you in the transformation of your kitchen, or even refresh your bathroom. Our collection of porcelain and ceramic floor and wall tiles Leicester comes with striking designs, contemporary marble finishes, and classic shades of teal, white and grey. Our easy-to-follow guides will guide you to do the job done right the first time.

Different types of tiles

Ceramic tiles

Ceramic tiles are constructed out of clay. They’re then covered with a beautiful glaze then cured with heat (suitable for areas that see little traffic such as bathrooms).


It is easy to fix and cut
The top layer protects against water and staining
Resistant to extreme humidity conditions
Easy to maintain and durable
Cost-effective and cheaper than natural stone or porcelain.

Porcelain tiles

Ceramic tiles fired with porcelain are fired to a more high temperature than ceramic tiles, making them stronger, more durable and water-proof (suitable for areas that see a lot of traffic such as kitchens, living spaces as well as bathrooms).


Durable and hard-wearing due to greater density of the material than ceramic
Clean and scratch-resistant
The most convincing imitation of natural materials
Low maintenance than natural stone.
Glass, unglazed or polished

Natural stone tiles

Our classic natural stone marble and granite tiles are sourced from the ground so each tile comes with distinct designs, patterns, and markings (suitable for areas with light traffic including kitchens and bathrooms).


Extremely durable and tough-wearing
Lasting lifetime with proper care
Conductor disperses the heat evenly when used in conjunction with underfloor heating
Each stone is unique and has distinct characteristics.

Kitchen floor and wall tiles

From a stunning centerpiece to a relaxing family gathering, selecting the best flooring and wall tiles is essential to create your ideal kitchen. With a range of sizes, colours and styles you can easily achieve the dramatic or subtle look that you’re after.

Bathroom floor tiles and wall tiles

Your bathroom is your very own private space where you can unwind, relax and wash away the stress of daily life. Pick from our vast selection of contemporary, traditional and contemporary tile designs to give your bathroom an appearance that is in line with your design.

Complete your tiling project

Tile adhesive

Adhesive is typically one of the initial steps for tiling floors or walls. It’s essential to make sure tiles remain solidly fixed. Available in powdered form or ready-mixed.

Tile Grout

Keep grouting gaps free of the elements of moisture and dirt by using tiles grout. Ideal for floor and wall application, it’s pre-mixed or powdered and comes in a variety of colors.

Tiling Tools

We carry spacers, cutters smoothers, trowels, and many other tiling tools to complete your tiling job with a professional appearance.

Tile Trims

Our strip and trims for tiles will give your walls tiled an elegant and professional look and also shield your tiles from wear and wear and tear.

Floor Levelling Compound

Floor levelling compounds are a self-levelling material made to smooth out uneven cement, concrete screed, or plywood flooring.

Underfloor Heating

Underfloor heating systems warm your home effectively. Select between electric or water-based underfloor heating system that can create warm and comfortable.

Top tips

Take a look before purchasing

The area you’re planning to tile should be measured to figure out the number of tiles you’ll require. The majority of tiles are sold in packs that cover a square one metre. If you’re tiling flooring take measurements of the length and width, and then multiply them to give you the square metres. For walls you should measure the width as well as the height and then multiply these to create your square-metre size. If your wall is surrounded by windows, doors or fixed cabinets, map out their dimensions then subtract these from your overall area. Purchase 5-10 percent more tiles than you’ll need to allow for any damages and also variations in shade. It is possible to return any unopened tiles as long as your receipt is in place, and you return it within the 30 day period of the purchase.

Make sure the tiles are appropriate

If you’re planning to tile flooring, be sure your tiles have the correct wear rating for flooring tiles (PEI ratings). Be sure to avoid using floor tiles in the walls and ensure that the floor is able to support the load of tiles.

Are you ready to keep tiles? Natural stone tiles require sealing before they’re laid, and then resealing at least every 6 months. Are you prepared to undertake? Before you purchase tiles, make sure to be aware of any maintenance and maintenance that is required.

Find the correct grout and adhesive

The type of grout you require depends on the tiles that you’re using, your surface you’re tiling , and the space you’re tiled in So, always verify the package. Grout is also available in a variety of shades, so be sure you’re purchasing the colour you’re looking for.

The same applies to adhesives. They must be selected with care, so be sure to read the label carefully to determine if it is suitable for the tiles as well as the surface. Dry adhesives that are quick drying are ideal for tilers with experience, however they may dry too fast for those who are new to tile.

Be sure to check the surface prior to applying the tile.

Do you have a surface that is suitable to be tiled? Be sure to know this prior to beginning your project, as tiled surfaces that are not suitable for tiling can result in major problems. For instance, the bathroom surfaces must be waterproofed prior to being tiled.

Security is the most important thing.

Tile shards are just as sharp and sharper than glass and grouting and adhesives may cause skin irritation, so it is essential to wear goggles, a mask for dust and gloves. If you’re tiled on a flooring, you should wear knee pads.

Are you tying corners? Make sure to trimming

Clean up your corners by using trims for tile. The amount of trim you require is determined by the thickness of the tiles. The trim comes in a variety of colors, which means there is a way to color match with the grout and tiles.

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