Some Great Home and Tile Websites

We Share Some Great Tiling Websites

As David Howe Tiling has been around for quite some time, we’ve managed to find some websites over the years. Some we’ve just visited often ourselves, some we’ve helped shape into what they are. All are well worth us linking to for you to visit in your spare time and to help you plan your next home development project.

  • Tilers Forums – The UK’s largest tile and tiling community. Yip, there is one!
  • Tiling Forum – A Tilers Forum for the UK
  • Mapei Tile Adhesive – Mapei wall and floor tiling adhesives
  • BAL Tile Adhesive – Tile adhesive and grout manufacturers
  • Sigma Tiling Tools – (link removed as the URL was not secure, awaiting their website to be updated) Please don’t visit their website in the meantime) Tiling tools that professional tilers use
  • The Tile Association – The tile association for the UK tile industry
  • Rubi Tiling Tools – Tools for professional tilers, one of the most accessible brands in the UK for many years
  • Tiling Tools – Buy tiling tools online at trade prices whether you’re DIY or professional
  • Tiling Courses – Find short tiling courses across the UK
  • UK Tiling Forum – A new domain for an old idea on a tilers forum system
  • Tile Blog – News and information website for the tile industry
  • Tiling News – Established news outlet for tile, stone and porcelain tiles
  • Tiling Forums – An old tiling forum that’s still knocking around
  • Tile Suppliers – A dedicated list of tile suppliers for the UK
  • Find Trusted Tradesmen – Find rated, reviewed and trusted tradesmen for any jobs in and around the home

We Share Some Great Home and Garden Websites

We don’t just know of some great tiling websites, we’ve also found some great general home and garden related ones too.

Latest Posts from our Tile Blog

  • TilerNewtonAycliffe.co.uk is being worked on whilst live
    We haven’t posted to our blog for quite some time. And we haven’t updated our website for even longer. So we’re working on the website live whilst still online, so please keep that in mind over the coming weeks. We hope you’re all staying safe during this weird time we’re all facing. David Howe Tiling is still operational as usual, […]
  • Loren Lock – Review for David Howe Tiling
    Very highly recommended ! , the standard of work is of the highest quality and everything is done with precision to achieve perfection !!. Very happy customer. Thanks Loren.
  • Dawn Wright’s Wonderful Tiling Feedback
    Hi Dave, Many thanks for the excellent job you did tiling our bathrooms.  Our plumber spoke very highly of you so on recommendation from him I called you to quote. About a year ago when you did our other bathroom you did an excellent job and we were so pleased we didn’t hesitate to call you again to do this […]
  • Mr & Mrs Marwood’s Review for David Howe Tiling
    Hi David, Just a quick line to thank you for the excellent job you have made of tiling our bathroom. The standard of workmanship and the attention to detail is superb, it has worked out better than we ever imagined. I have no reservations whatsoever in recommending you to any future clients. Look forward to your return later in the […]
  • Mrs L Campbell’s Awesome Tiling Review
    What a fantastic job David Howe has done of fitting 40 square metres of 300 by 600 ml mirrored quartz tiles in my home in Darlington – covering a hall, under stair cupboard, toilet, kitchen and summer room. As it was such a large area to cover I didn’t imagine the finish could look nearly as amazing as it does, […]
  • Starlight Window – Commercial Tiling Review for David Howe Tiling
    Hi Dave, just a quick note to say thank you so much for the superb tiling you laid in our new garden room. I am delighted with the floor, it is perfectly level and the finish has surpassed my expectations. I was also delighted that you managed to fit the work in at our convenience, and earlier than anticipated. As […]
  • Wendy, Porch Tiling in Newton Aycliffe
    David has received another fantastic testimonial from one of his customers.   ” David Howe was recommended to me by a “flooring specialist” who had previously worked in my home. David came to and gave me estimates for tiling my Porch and Conservatory. He suggested types of Ceramic tiles, where to purchase them, where I would likely to get a […]
  • Tom Marley Tiling Review for David Howe Tiling
    David Howe was recommended to me by a “flooring specialist” who had previously worked in my home. David came to and gave me estimates for tiling my Porch and Conservatory. He suggested types of Ceramic tiles, where to purchase them, where I would likely to get a discount. We agreed his fee and arranged dates on which to do the […]
  • Christine Neil Tilers Review for Tiler in Newton Aycliffe
    Dave Howe has done an excellent tiling job on our kitchen, looks great. We had both our kitchen walls and floor tiled by Dave. He was very help full with his advice, and left my kitchen clean and tidy with no mess. Very professional job by a very professional person. Would recommend Dave 100%. Christine and Peter , Darlington.
  • Mr David Bould’s Review for Tiler in County Durham
    We had stone flooring laid in dining room and kitchen. Done in the time David specified. Excellent job. Would recommend to all my family and friends. The floor receives loads of excellent comments from friends when they see it. David Bould , Darlington.
  • Mrs Karin Younger’s Review for Tiling Services in Durham
    David Howe recently stripped, cleaned re grouted and treated my kitchen floor, and stripped and resealed my hall slate floor.He was efficient,polite and punctual. The kitchen floor looks fabulous- it was a stone/ travertine that had developed holes ( which I wanted filled- I know some people don’t ) I have even been asked if its a new floor from […]
  • Mr P. Johnson.
    Mr David Howe has completed two tiling projects for me. My wife and myself were extemely happy with the advice, product knowledge, enthusiasm shown by Mr Howe during both projects. The finished result in both rooms was of the highest standard and have recommended Mr Howe to friends and colleagues. Phil Johnson.
  • Enid and Ivor Heard.
    So pleased that we heard of David Howe. The finished floor in our kitchen has been greatly admired. Not only an excellent job but he guided us with our choice of grout that certainly added to the finished result. Will definitely recommend him and would have no hesitation in using him again. Enid Heard.
  • Barry stubbs, Design Manager PWS.
    David has laid a number of tiled floors in the PWS showroom and all have been carried out to a very high standard. I would have no hesitation in recommending him for any job domestic or commercial. Barry Stubbs. Design Manager PWS.
  • Lesley-Ann & James Gallagher Testimonial for David Howe Tiling
    Thank-you for doing such a great job in our kitchen and breakfast room. All work was carried out in a professional and friendly manner by Dave and looks fantastic. Although we had already chosen our marble tiles, Dave advised on a number of the finishing details which has perfected the work. We fully recommend Dave and would use again without […]

Latest Posts from Tilers Forums

  • Hi Looking advice/opinion on what the problem is here, or if anyone else has came across similar . Tile adhesive is crumbling, All I know is that its a new build, sand cement screed, im told the tile adhesive used was Evo stick Rapid flexible Have a look at video Password Protected Video – Dailymotion – https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x80odj9 password is tiling Thanks
  • I'm sorry to be asking more questions, but I'm quite worried about my current tiler's work. After further inspecting his progress I note that the wall tiles are installed hard down onto the shower tray most of the way around the tray. Shouldn't there be at least a 2 mm gap between the tray and the tiles, both for expansion and to insert a primary silicone seal into the gap before finishing with a final cosmetic seal over the top? That's the way I've done it myself in the past, but I'm not a professional and the tiler currently working […]
  • Hi all, Looking for some advice as I’m really concerned about the quality of work in our bathroom . We were starting to worry as there are some uneven cuts and large gaps between the tiles/messy grout but were assured it would be tidied up. He has started to mastic the edges and I have raised concerns that it is very tick but it’s just looking worse and worse. The job isn’t finished yet – do I give him the chance to put it right or cut our losses here before it gets worse? He’s a nice guy and we’ve […]
  • Help please! Victorian red quarry tiled floor… Cleaned with bleach….. Its stained, is there anything I can do to restore the colour/get rid of the stains? Also to get the shine back again? I'm unsure if they were sealed previously, is this a good idea and any advice appreciated. Thank you!
  • Hi All, First time poster and tiler here. Hoping to get a bit of advice on tiling a wet room shower tray using hexagonal mosaic (30cm x 30cm sheets – individual tiles are probably 2.5cm x 2.5cm or so). The shower tray is level to the floor, I've used cement board on the walls and floor and tanked and taped the whole place. I've dry-layed and cut all the mosaic that I need and ready to go. The issue I am having is that I am using a nassboard tray (Wetroom Shower Tray Kit Aqua Tanking Kit – Nassboards – […]
  • Hi I’m trying to identify and locate this tile, it was sold by B&Q about 8 years ago. It was manufactured by Kalebodur in Turkey and it measures 50 x33 cm’s. Thank you for your assistance.
  • We now have a professional tiler in attempting to tile a wall up to an external corner where he has suggested incorporating a metal edging trim. Due to the overall layout of the tiles, the tile edges next to the trim need to be cut, which the tiler has attempted to do. He's also trying to butt the tile edges right up against the trim with no gaps in between, but this isn't working and it looks awful to me. I'm wondering whether it would be better to allow a 2mm gap then grout between the tile edges and the […]
  • Hi I anybody have any ideas how to smarten this up and make it look good. Any advice would be great.
  • Heya, Please could someone tell me the simplest way to tile over this. Prep work including best products (adhesive, primer, levelling compound) needed. Much appreciated
  • Hello, I was wondering if there is a time limit when tiling. I am DIYing my bathroom. So far I have tiled the floor but not grouted. I have also tanked the shower area and primed the plasterboard walls in the rest of the room with Mapai plaster primer. My question is how long can I wait now before continuing? My wife has booked a surprise 2 weeks away and I want to make sure I can leave the job where it is at currently with no adverse consequeences. Thaks in advance.
  • Tiler in County Durham, Tiler in Newton Aycliffe, Darlington and Durham City. David Howe Tiling. The professional wall and floor tiler with more than 25 years experience in the tile industry in the UK. Wall and Floor Tiler County Durham Professional Wall and Floor Tiler County Durham Travertine, Quartz, Limestone, Sandstone, Marble and all other […]
  • For tiling courses in Wales then look no further than our friends over at Expert Tiling Courses UK. For fast-tracked tiling courses in Wales then consider Henry and his team at Expert Tiling Courses UK . The two tutors there have a combined industry experience of over 30 years! That is a fair few kitchen […]
  • Let’s Talk Tiling Courses Let’s talk about Tiling Courses and Tiling Training. To see what they involve and what type of people might be booking on some right now. But first. A bit about me. I’m Dan. I own the forum, and much bigger forums in the construction industry, and a lot of blogs, some […]
  • Find a Tiler with our new website that we’re working on. It’s in Beta stages right now, we have some test listings on it. If you’re a friend of Tilers Forums then you’ll know that over the years we’ve attempted to do this a few times and although some worked for a bit, most didn’t. […]
  • People, and certainly plasterers (who are murder for it) tend to think and use PVA glue as a primer when tiling walls. If you're tiling over plaster or plasterboard and wish to separate the tile adhesive (which may be cement-based) from the plaster (which causes issues; cement and plaster don't mix) then you can't use […]
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