DIY Tiling

Need advice for diy tiling?
Tel 07889 123451 – all calls answered personally

FAST RESPONSE EMAIL – answered within 1 hour.

I can assist with your diy project and help you choose from a wide range of tiles, tools, underfloor heating, adhesives and much more.

If you are finding it difficult to calculate things and want advice for the work you are planning, let me know more about your project and I'll work everything out for you.


I'll save you a trip to the diy stores providing you with a full list of all the tiling essentials that you'll need for your project, saving you time and money.

Your wall tiling and floor tiling can be calculated and then having everything to hand, can be completed professionally every time.

Email your diy tiling questions! with details of your tiling and I'll return with advice that will help you to complete any job.

You'll also have a complete list of everything you need from start to finish.

What types of tiles supplies are available?

*Ceramic tiles can be glazed or unglazed. Glazed tiles are available plain or decorated and can be used on walls and floors.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Unglazed ceramic floor tiles are more suited to commercial and industrial settings, but can be used in laundries and utility rooms. They are available with a non-slip profile.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Quarry tiles are a traditional product made in the UK for hundreds of year. They are made from natural clay, squeezed through an extruding machine, and then fired. They are mostly available in terracotta, black and white colours.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Terracotta tiles are also made from local clays. Terracotta means "cooked earth" and these products tend to be very absorbent, so need sealing when used on the floor.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Porcelain tiles are ceramic tiles, but with a very low absorbency. They are usually made from kaolin clays, feldspar, silica and colouring oxides and are fired at about 1200oC. Porcelain tiles are hard wearing and can be used on walls or floors.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Mosaics are very small tiles, usually less than 35cm2. Mosaics can be glazed or unglazed and made from porcelain, ceramic, glass or natural stone.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Natural stone products; limestone, marble, granite and slate are quarried from the earth. Some are extremely hard, and some quite soft. Some may need sealing.

Suitable for - bathrooms; conservatories; kitchens; reception rooms; entrance halls; underfloor heating.

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*Information - The Tile Association (TTA)


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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.

Email here (automatic acknowledgement by return)

Free survey and quotation to survey and cost your installation.

Mobile: 07889 123451

Cardiff: 029 2009 1600

Newport: 01633 530222

Please contact us for more information, our estimating services are completely free of charge and without obligation.

Mike Lyons

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Listed under: wall and floor tiler, tilers, tiling, local tilers, tilers Wales.

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


28 Harlech Drive, Newport NP10 8QS


Let me help you with your enquiry 'personally'

"Having 45 years knowledge and experience since starting my apprenticeship in 1972, I believe I can help with your enquiry. Please email me, give me a call, or text me ".

Telephone 8 am-6 pm

07889 123451 (tel/text)

01633 530222 (8am-6pm)

029 2009 1600 (8am-6pm)

Email click here

"I try and answer as many calls and emails personally. If I can't answer your call for any reason please leave a message and I'll get back to you ASAP".

Mike Lyons

p.s. "If you'd just like some information instead of arranging a survey please text me on 07889 123451 at any time".

And there's even more on our tile and stone cleaning and  restoration website.

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Free complimentary cleaning solutions with all completed domestic installations, cleaning or restoration of tile and stone.

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Just a small selection of frequent testimonials and recommends received from satisfied customers

Dear Mike,

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,

Jeff Baldrey
Customer Relations Manager
IKEA Wales

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.

Mike

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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
Cardiff

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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.

Cheers Mike

Karen & Anthony Howarth
Cardiff

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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.

Many thanks!

Noel & Hayley Corley
Newport

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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

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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.

Many thanks

We shall certainly use you again if needed also recommend you to friends.

Jennifer & Bob Way
Cardiff

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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.

Regards

Chris and Jude
Newport

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