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    Estimated Tiling Timescale


    How long will the whole process take for the following tile job:

    Tile 182.88cm x 243.84cm (6ft x 8ft) floor with 45x45cm Porcelain Tiles. Total floor area = 4.45934592 m2 (5sqm)

    Please can you give an estimate on all the steps and their duration, e.g. layout, grouting, drying etc.

    Asked by Amy on 5th May 2020
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    Laying tiles For this floor takes about 2 hours
    With quick adhesive drys in 2 hours
    Grouting takes 15 minutes to apply and 1 hour to dry

    Hop this answer helpful"

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    MT Services Tilers Ltd

    "It is always difficult to answer questions on timescale when the job hasn’t been viewed. What substrate are the tiles to go on? Will it need boarding or any other kind of prep work? If the area is straight forward with minimal to no prep work I would expect this job to be tiled within the day, probably not taking the full day, before grouting the next day."

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report

    "Hi. Sounds like a day’s work to me. Would need more details about substrate etc."

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Owen Watts

    "Hi there, that wouldn't take longer than 4 days in total"

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Karl's tili8

    "Within a day. As long as the floor is levelled correctly. Then it can be sealed and tiled."

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Grc brickwork & building

    "Depending on what type of floor surface they are being laid on but I would say 1day.
    Hope this is useful"

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Morningside Tiling Solutions

    "Hi Amy! I would say from start to finish you would be looking at a couple off days to have that prepared and tiled! Maybe a quick trip back on the third morning to grout but all depends on how you get on tiling it! The layout really depends on what your preference is! If the walls are running off quite a bit I would personally suggest a brick bond, that way you would not clearly see the tapered cuts. But again, its all really down to how you want it laid. As for the prep, it would be much easier to answer this if I was able to see the job, but you can’t tile onto off floorboards, so there is a number off options available to use. Depending on the floor itself it may need to be levelled with a screed as our tolerance for off the level with tiling is 3mm defection across the floor! using a fast setting adhesive you could walk on the floor 5 hours safely once it has been finished. I wouldn’t be comfortable giving a cost without physically looking at the job myself as there is far to many variables and different options which would be best discussed on site before an estimate is given! Hopefully this is helpful and If you require anything else don’t hesitate to get back in Contact

    Thanks Greg."

    Answered on 5th May 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
    JR Property Maintenance

    "Hi there, that wouldn't take longer than 2 days in total I would estimate."

    Answered on 14th Sep 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
    Profile Plumbers

    "We would estimate 5 days at £350 per day for 2 men so around £1500"

    Answered on 7th May 2020 - Member since May 2018 - report
    Hammers Service

    "everything depends on whether the floor is level, e.g. there are no large holes and if you want to have a level if you want to have a level first you need to level the floor when it is warm I think that after 2 hours of work the surface will be dry one day (do not clap the tiles on wet ground ) If the room does not have a lot of nooks and crannies I think that I would put the whole thing in 4 5 hours on adhesive rapid I never put the grout on the same day I do it on the next day Grouting is about 2.5 hours At the end there is silicone in the corners 30 min"

    Answered on 15th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report

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