Many antique floor tiles turn up in the most unusual places some being exported and others are in salvage and reclamation yards throughout the UK.
We actively source victorian tiles for our work in Cardiff, Newport, Penarth, Chepstow and Monmouth.
'Matching' tiles is done in a number of ways mainly by size and thickness but some of the main factors are colour, texture and compatibility with the setting they are going to be used.
Many modern day floor tiles are thinner so it's difficult to match an existing floor level without reverting to reclaimed tiles. These are available throughout the UK and there are still a great number available for matching and replacing your existing floors.
Some of these need cleaning and bringing back to their former glory and it's not unusual to have your refurbished tiles looking 'as good as new' for another 100 years or so!
Many antique floor tiles can be added to without the need to create a 'break' effect splitting the floor into separate areas.
Very often terra cotta tiles are a good match for old tiles and can be waxed or treated to marry-in the two different finishes to compliment each other.
The 'ageing' process is done by using linseed oil or wax to produce an enhanced or distressed look depending on the finish you're looking for and with treatments available can greatly reduce the cleaning necessary to maintain the 'just washed look.
Although many second-hand floor tiles are purchased in a pretty poor state they can be lovingly restored to give an authentic, weathered and maintenance free finish that will last for many years.
For a free survey and quotation anywhere in the areas of Cardiff, Penarth, Newport, Cwmbran & Chepstow (CF & NP) please contact us today.
Also South Wales and The South West of England.
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Please contact us for more information, our estimating services are completely free of charge and without obligation.
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NP postcode areas covered
Abercarn, Abergavenny, Abertillery, Beachley, Blackwood, Blaenavon, Blaenau Gwent, Brynmawr, Caerleon, Caerphilly, Caldicot, Chepstow, Crickhowell, Crumlin, Cwmbran, Cwmfelinfach, Ebbw Vale, Forest of Dean, Griffithstown, Hereford, Little Mill, Llandegveth, Magor, Monmouthshire, Newport, Pontllanfraith, Pontypool, Powys, Raglan, Redbrook, Rhymney, Risca, Sedbury, Torfaen, Tredegar, Underwood, Usk, Welsh Newton, Ynysddu.
CF postcode areas covered
Aberdare, Bargoed, Barry, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Cowbridge, Dinas Powys, Ferndale, Hengoed, Llantwit Major, Maesteg, Merthyr Tydfil, Mountain Ash, Penarth, Pentre, Pontyclun, Pontypridd, Porth, Porthcawl, Rhoose, Sully, Tonypandy, Treharris, Treorchy.
Other areas by arrangement.
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Just a small selection of frequent testimonials and recommends received from satisfied customers
Just received a thank you from Mr Phillips, as requested would be happy for you to use the statement below for your website.
"IKEA have used Mr Lyons to assist in tiling works as part of its kitchen installation work completed by IKEA.
Mr Lyons has liaised with our customers using our kitchen installation service and offered them his service to tile walls and floors to complete their dream kitchens.
Our customers have shown great satisfaction with his work and we are happy to refer him when required.
On behalf of IKEA,
Customer Relations Manager
Caring for IKEA customers
A note from Mike
The kitchen design was 'stunning' and I was fortunate enough to be called in to 'complement' the kitchen with my tiling.
I was made welcome by the customers and I would highly recommend Ikea Kitchens without hesitation.
Very many thanks for carrying out the work at Victoria Mews, Cardiff...
It all looks great in the pictures you sent us by email...
Thank you also for liaising with your electrician Simon Webb on my behalf, for the other work we needed at the house.
Richard and Dana Edwards
Mike has carried out various installations for us.
Everything has been done to a high standard and we have been thrilled with the results and the comments by friends and family have been wonderful.
I would recommend Mike to anyone and will keep using him in the future.
Karen & Anthony Howarth
Thank you so much for your work it looks fantastic!
The work undertaken was done in an extremely professional manner.
You were neat & tidy and everything was explained well at the start AND was completed on time.
Noel & Hayley Corley
Just wanted to thank Mike for turning our nightmare of a garden pond into a dream and refurbishing the paths.
It looks really lovely and its so good to have someone working in your home who cares so much about it.
Very professional and will highly recommend to all my friends.
Thanks again Mike.
Win & Vick Tadd / Cardiff
Mike & Alex
Many thanks for your letter and I like your professional approach to your work.
We are very pleased with the work you completed for us recently.
I found your approach and timing on the job (i.e. arriving when you said you would) giving confidence that the task would be carried out efficiently and well.
We shall certainly use you again if needed also recommend you to friends.
Jennifer & Bob Way
Dear Mike and team,
Just to say how impressed we are with the speed and standard of your work, you have helped us towards achieving something a bit different in a modern house and have impressed all those who have seen your work.
Look forward to yet more excellent creations from you in the future.
Chris and Jude