FAQs

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What is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tiles?

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Porcelain tiles are made from different minerals that are mixed together to give a highly durable, non pourus material. Porcelain tiles have many technical characteristics which allow them to be used in all foot area’s in today‚Äôs modern society. Ceramic tiles are made from either red or white clay they are glazed on top. They are fired through a kiln for a short period of time.

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What is the best way to clean ceramic floor tiles?

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Fila cleaner is terrific for ceramic floor tiles and is suitable for all floor types. Fila cleaner is a gentle detergent and is safe to use on pre-treated and sensitive surfaces. It is ideal after installation for cleaning acid sensitive materials such as polished and natural stone.

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What are the advantages of using tiles in your business or your home?

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There are many advantages, such as ease of cleaning. They are stain proof for such things as red wine and heat resistant for candles and wax in contrast to carpets for example. Due to tiles being fixed to the ground with cement, also during flooding they will not lift off the ground as would carpet or vinyl.

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Can I use tiles outside?

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Yes, but you can only use certain tiles such as full bodied ceramic with a high non slip rating.

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How many electric showers can I have in my home?

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You are allowed one electric shower per fuse board

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What is the difference between a single flush and a dual flush system?

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A single flush system uses between 6 and 8 litres of water per flush dependent on settings. A dual flush system is usually set for 3 litre and 6 litre flushes, saving water and making it more environmentally friendly.

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What is underfloor bathroom heating?

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There are 2 types of underfloor bathroom heating, a wet system and an electrical system. It usually depends on the size of your bathroom. For larger bathrooms the wet system is preferred, pipes are laid in the floor that heat up like radiators. For smaller areas such as en-suite bathrooms the electric system is used.