Yes. To seal the tiles a high-quality solvent-based sealer is needed. It is essential to apply a minimum of two coats and strictly adhere to the instructions provided on the label. For wet areas and external settings, consider applying additional coats as needed. … [Read more...] about Do I need to seal the tiles?
It is not recommended to use Cement Tiles in and around swimming pools where they will come into contact with harsh chemicals. Driveways and garages subject to vehicles are also not appropriate. Over time, irreparable damage to the tiles will occur in both instances. … [Read more...] about Is there a place where they should not be installed?
Yes, cement tiles can be installed on floors, walls, splash backs, along bar fronts, stair risers – pretty much anywhere. In a commercial situation, slip resistance is imperative. Our tiles have been NATA accredited slip rated as P3 and therefore suitable for most spaces. Please contact us for … [Read more...] about Can they be installed in a commercial space?
Exterior application is possible. There are however a few considerations. In areas subject to freeze conditions the tiles may experience some micro-cracking if moisture enters the tile and expands. This can be overcome with the correct installation of a moisture barrier between substrate and tile … [Read more...] about Can the tiles be installed outdoors?
Cement Tiles are non-flammable and can be used behind and adjacent to gas stoves and cooktops. … [Read more...] about Can they be installed near gas stove tops?
Yes, if you really want to make a statement this is where Cement Tiles come into their element. … [Read more...] about Can they be installed on a kitchen island?
Yes, they make beautiful kitchen, bathroom or laundry splash-backs. Again, they need to be appropriately sealed to prevent staining. … [Read more...] about Can they be installed as a splash-back?
Yes, encaustic cement tiles can be installed in wet areas, including bathrooms, kitchens and laundries, provided they are sealed appropriately. When installing in wet areas, waterproofing of your substrate is necessary, as is the case for all types of tiles. Care must be taken with cleaning, using … [Read more...] about Can Cement Tiles be installed in wet areas?
They can be used pretty much anywhere. Interior spaces include kitchens, entertaining areas, bathrooms, feature entryways, foyers, sunrooms, laundries, mudrooms and even fireplace surrounds and stair risers. They are suitable for exterior spaces too, including verandas and porches, terrace walls, or … [Read more...] about Where can Cement Tiles be used?
The artful top layer of a cement tile is composed mainly of marble dust and natural mineral pigments with very similar properties to limestone, so their care and maintenance is much the same. With time, the bold colours and silky texture will evolve, and a natural patina will develop very much like … [Read more...] about With time, will a natural patina develop?
The handmade process of cement tiles means that no two tiles will be alike, variation of colour, irregularity in pattern and ‘distressed’ edging are all to be expected; they will be perfectly imperfect. In short, if your design tendencies do not lean towards a natural look and imperfection, then our … [Read more...] about How much variation should I expect?
As a leading Australian retailer of encaustic cement tiles, we like to take the time to engage with our clients so we can provide you with the right advice. If you are looking to purchase, simply complete the enquiry form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be back in touch by days … [Read more...] about Can I buy your tiles online?
The handmade process of cement tiles means that no two tiles will be alike, variation of colour, irregularity in pattern and ‘distressed’ edging are all to be expected; they will be perfectly imperfect. In short, if your design tendencies do not lean towards a natural look and a little imperfection, … [Read more...] about Are Cement Tiles for me?
Please give us a call on (03) 5750 2621 or 0457 606 136 or get in touch with us via the contact page or email email@example.com and we will happily provide this information to you. … [Read more...] about How much do your tiles cost?
We are based in regional Victoria, North Central district near the town of Seymour. … [Read more...] about Where are you located?
No sorry, we do not ship to the UK or Europe. … [Read more...] about Do you ship to the UK or Europe?