How to remove and replace tiles

This video shows you how to remove and replace tiles that are old, chipped or split. It offers two different methods of removal as well as explanations on how to get rid of grout and scrape off even the most stubborn adhesive. By the end of this video, you’ll know how to re-fit an evenly spaced tile that sits flush to its neighbours, and how to re-do the grout without making a mess.

Preparation & Planning

Assess the tile and decide which method of removal is most appropriate. For the sake of your own safety and the wall’s, remove the tiles as gently as possible and always wear protective goggles. Have some drywall jointing compound to hand iust in case the wall gets damaged.

Aftercare

After finishing your tiling project, use a grout protector spray to stop penetration by water, dirt, oil, grease and lime scale. Using this product will help to prolong the life of your grout and keep the area easy to clean.

Safety

Always use protective gloves and protective goggles whilst chiselling tiles to avoid injury.

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