Shower Tiling

Cost of Shower tiling in Cardiff, Newport and Penarth?
Tel 07889 123451 – all calls answered personally

Shower tiling carried out to new or existing shower enclosures needs the correct adhesive and grout creating a waterproof shower.

Tanking can also be carried out prior to tiling, 'waterproofing' your shower.

The tiles that you use, can cover most wall tiles available from ceramic, porcelain and mosaics to the more elaborate natural stone such as travertine, marble and slate.

Natural stone can also be used in showers.

Some enclosures will require level access and have glass shower panels as an alternative to tiling on fixed walls. Don't be put off by moving away from traditional tiling styles, as bathrooms now vary greatly in design and practicality.

The floors will suit many types of tiles used and underfloor heating and shower tiling go well together.

If you would like me to work out the quantities, adhesive and grout for your project then please contact me for a free quotation to supply and fix, just fix the materials you purchase or supply only for diy projects. Any plumbing work can be incorporated with the shower tiling.

One of the main differences between shower tiling compared to other types of tiling, is that there is a greater degree of waterproofing needed to ensure that there is no ingress of water through the tile joints and into the walls behind.

There are  ways to combat this and theses would be

  • Water resistant and flexible grout
  • OR Epoxy grout
  • Water resistant and flexible adhesive
  • Tanking the walls and joints
  • Correct fitting of shower tray
  • Quality silicone only

These are measures to 'keep the water in' and see many years of use with your shower, without maintenance of any kind.

Other than that, tiles, stone in any format are good to use.

One thing to remember is that if stone is used, the correct sealant is applied to the stone before it is fitted, as the areas that are obscured by shower frames and silicone joints are still susceptible to water ingress and should be protected at all times.

All enclosures must be fitted in accordance with the manufacturers instructions which are included within the packaging, if it's not you must obtain and work to for your guarantees to be valid.

The walls can be of virtually of any material as water should not reach that far. The procedures for fitting substrates will be covered elsewhere on this site and again must be fitted paying attention to all joints and abutments.

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

Mike Lyons


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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Mobile: 07889 123451

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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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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".

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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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