Replacing the tiles in your bathroom is a time-consuming job, but doing it yourself can save a lot of money. Try overestimating the amount of time it will take if you haven't tiled a bathroom before.
When tiling a bathroom, the walls should be done before the floor, except for the bottom row. Tile should be applied to a dry, clean surface.
When you're done with the walls, clean up any mess that you've made. Then the floor can be done.
After you've finished the floor, add the tiles for the bottom row on the wall. Otherwise, the floor looks like it's raised.
Before beginning a tiling job, make sure you measure everything. Plan out your pattern before you begin.
Some things to have handy that you'll most likely need are a level, a carpenter's square, a hammer and a tape measure. You'll also want a pencil, goggles and some rags.
If you're using cement, don't mix it all at once. If you mix an entire bag, it could harden and would be wasted.
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