Technical Bulletins — Tile Fixing

This section contains a range of technical advice designed to assist you in carrying out projects using our range of tile fixing products. Whether you're tiling a swimming pool, or completing a job using thin or resin backed tiles, we can help. You may also find relevant advice in our tile fixing problems and solutions section. If you have any other queries, or require advice on a topic which is not covered in either section, get in touch with our technical team directly: 

tile grout efflorescence

Efflorescence on tile grout

Information and advice on efflorescence - a white deposit which develops on the surface of grout and/or tiles.

About preventing and treating efflorescence →

tiling and grouting swimming pool

Tiling swimming pools

Technical advice for the steps required when tiling swimming pools.

More on the preparation and tiling of swimming pools →


weber tile fixing

Tiling onto anhydrite screeds

Anhydrite screeds are based on gypsum, and require a slightly different approach to ordinary sand/cement screeds. 

More about how to tile onto anhydrite screeds →


Fix the over-boarding

Overboarding with plywood

Overboarding with plywood using weberset rapid SPF provides a smooth surface that is easier to tile onto than floorboards or chipboard. 

More about using plywood when tiling →


Park House, Windlesham

Using resin backed tiles

Stone tiles are now being produced thinner than traditionally, and as such require reinforcing with a resin. 

How this resin impacts on tile fixing →

Ceramic Tile Distributors, Woking

Using thin tiles

Ultra-thin tiles can be as little as 3-4mm in thickness, but can be produced at sizes up to 1000m. 

Overcoming the challenge of fixing thin tiles →


Tiling with resin agglomerate tiles

Agglomerated tiles are generally 90-95% natural stone chippings set in a mould and cut into tiles, and should not be confused with resin backed tiles. 

About tiling with resin agglomerate tiles →

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