Replace broken tiles - Welcome to the Tiling section, this...

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Welcome to the Tiling section, this part of the guide will take you through the process of replacing a broken tile. To complete this task you will need the following items: Replacement tile/tiles Tile Adhesive Tile grout (ready mixed is easier) Masking tape Electric drill with 5mm masonry bit Cold chisel Wood chisel Tile adhesive spreader Tile Spacers Grout spreader Grout rake Plastic grout finishing tool Safety goggles, appropriate work gloves When working with ceramic tiles always wear safety goggles and thick work gloves ! Place the masking tape in two strips diagonally to form an X shape on the tile as shown in Fig 1.1 Using the 5mm bit drill holes at intervals along each strip of masking tape as shown in Fig 1.2 this will help stop the drill bit slipping, only drill the depth of the tile, you could wrap a piece of masking tape around the drill bit at the required depth to use as a guide. Next using the grout rake remove all the old grout
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2009 for the course ENGR 23432 taught by Professor Puliyambath during the Spring '09 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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