Variations in tiles

Do tiles have variations between batches like wallpaper does?

Asked by Karen on 17th Dec 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"yes it is ,
tiles are difernt , wall tiles and floor tiles
the ceramices are same
for wall sizes are depends on the area
for floor as well
for small area usoualy using the small size , but for big area you can use large eather small size iles.
For floor better using nonesleep and ceramics ,"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"Yes very tile box has a batch number on you must make sure you get the same batch number or you could get different shades"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Jan 2017 - report
"Yes they do can be different sizes, slightly different colour or different in texture or pattern, but sometimes can be fine. just always check"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Jan 2022 - report
"Yeah it will do if you like it so is change in from position but is fine"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
"Over time, tile manufacturers may change the suppliers of the materials used to produce their tiles, which may result in a slight change in the tile's colour. This is called batch variation, which is very common in the tiling industry.
Sometimes when people buy tiles and after a while they find they need some more, the tiles can be slightly different in the shade of colour. Usually not a very visible difference, but still exist, so if you are thinking to spend a lot to make your bathroom a dream one, it is worth to check the batch number"
Answered on 18th Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"Yes they do have variations regards to batches, some far more noticeable than others.

Hope this helps"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Jul 2022 - report
"Yes always make sure all the tiles are the same batch as it’s been know in the past that there is a slight different colour between batches."
Answered on 18th Dec 2022 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"Yes different batches may vary so be sure to oder enough tiles"
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Sep 2021 - report
"yes size and colour,they made on machine bye the 1000s,so one batch to another can be different"
Answered on 23rd Dec 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
"Hi,yes they can vary both in size and colour/pattern.
Usually your diy superstores are the worst and most decent tilers refuse to use them including me.
You need to spend money on decent tiles and saves in the long term.
Hope that helps
Answered on 17th Dec 2022 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
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