Before you start work, if you are removing wall tiles above, around or near sinks, baths, worktops etc, protect these surfaces with several layers of dust sheets, old towels or whatever you have available to avoid the surfaces being scratched. If you are removing wall tiles from above, as an example a bath, extra protection may be needed as a wall tile dropping from height may do a great … [Read more...] about How to Remove Wall Tiles
Tile grout, especially in wet and damp areas such as showers and around baths does tend to discolour after a period of time and if left alone will eventually turn black and become very unsightly. I have the same problem in my own bathroom but rather than re-grout the tiles (one of my top three don't want to do it jobs) I tried a grout pen which basically colours the grout white. The … [Read more...] about How to Deal with Discoloured Grout
I recently received a call from a friend whose electric shower unit in his bathroom had suddenly stopped working correctly, even though the water flowed it was not reaching temperature, and I assumed the heating elements in the shower water tank must have failed. After testing the elements and checking connections etc, I could not find any fault, other than two micro switches that did not … [Read more...] about Electric Shower too Hot or too Cold?