Checklist for replacing cracked or broken tiles in your home

By Tal | 2019-04-02

what you need for replacing cracked tiles

Avoid those last-minute runs to the hardware store by making sure that you have everything you need before you begin. Here is the list of tools, products and protective equipment that you’ll need to complete each step in this project.

Note: The quantities specified below are to replace 1 or 2 tiles (roughly 1m2). Increase the quantities accordingly for larger projects.

Tools

Products

Protective equipment

Grout rake

Hammer

Small chisel

Block brush

Adhesive mixer

Drill

Adhesive trowel

Spirit level

Putty knife/ scraper

Squeegee

Grout Sponge

 

TAL Keycoat 1L x 3

5kg TAL Keymix

5kg TALFIX

Spacers

2kg TAL Wall & Floor grout

 

Optional: If you are replacing a tile in a bathroom, or outside, add TAL Bond to the adhesive and grout mixture to add water resistance and flexibility.

 

Gloves

Dust mask

Safety goggles

 

When in doubt, refer to our step-by-step video YouTube, read our blog article or email our technical advice centre.


   


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