Can You Put Floor Tiles On The Wall?


So, you’ve got seen some tiles you appreciate and want to know if it truly is risk-free to put that floor tile on your wall. Let us appear at what is doable.

It is really an noticeable statement but tiles are heavy and you genuinely don’t want tiles to get started falling off your wall. Ahead of you do everything, you have to have to know 2 things:

  • The bodyweight of your tiles for each m2
    If you’re not positive, email or call our Helpdesk and they can supply you with this information and facts. You will also have to have to incorporate 2-4kg for each m2 for grout and adhesive.
  • The power of the surface area you are tiling on to
    Refer to the BAL bodyweight limitations chart under. As you can see, unique substrates can withstand unique weights. You can insert strength to your partitions by repairing a tile backing board, a simple but really effective way remedy.

If the pounds of your tiles (blended with adhesive and grout) exceeds the most weight for every m2 – we do not recommend utilizing that tile.

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Wall Substrates Most fat of tiling per m2
inclusive of adhesive & grout
Gypsum plaster 20kg/m2
Gypsum plasterboard immediate
i.e. without having a plaster skim
32kg/m2
Plywood (WBP) Up to 30kg/m2
Light-weight tile backing boards* Up to 40kg/m2 or additional, dependent on variety/thickness of board
Glass reinforced cement sheets* Up to 50kg/m2 or a lot more, dependent on kind/thickness of board
Gypsum fibre boards* Approx 35-40kg/m2

The higher than desk references the recommended most excess weight limitations of each substrate. Prospects are that you have plaster or plywood where you intend to tile.

If your picked tiles goes more than the recommended weight or you have walls that are not straight, which is quite widespread with houses from various decades ago, then concern not – tile backing board may preserve the working day. You’ll see it on the desk above with higher fat allowances.

Delta Board 1200X600X20Mm Full

Schluter Kerdi Instal

Not only does tile backerboard enhance the bodyweight allowance for tiles, adhesive and grout, or create a straight surface to tile on making the layout even and as meant, but it will also tank/water-resistant the area as properly. Fantastic for putting heavier floor tiles on the wall.

Deltaboards are bought at AG Tiling Northampton and arrive in a selection of sizes and thicknesses, as are Schluter Methods Kerdi boards. Browse additional info about Kerdi Tile backerboard or come to feel cost-free to contact the AG Tiling Northampton Helpdesk for assistance and/or a estimate for your tile challenge.

Grizedale Natural Room Setting Medium Wall

There are some lovely interiors that function steady tile style from the floor to the wall. You can tile the total place with the exact tiles (of course after checking the bodyweight limitations of the substrate) or provide aspects from the floor sample to a characteristic wall for extra influence.

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We have several ranges exactly where you can put floor tiles on the wall, or only pick matching wall and floor tiles from the similar variety.

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New England Mon Star Decor Setting Dog Medium

Gordes plumb revealed underneath in substantial structure 750 x 750mm provides high good quality, wonderfully crafted, up to date floor tiles at an unmissable selling price of £25.98 per m2. Vinaros cloud (base ideal) also showcases matching floor and wall models, with more texture and structure options to maximise a expert end.

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Gordes Plumb Square

Firenze San Pedro Brown Gloss Floor 1200X1200Mm Room Setting Medium Blog

Our Firenze assortment is a perfect illustration of how you can create a amazing place utilizing significant format tiles on the floor and the wall for a seamless appear. At only 6mm thick, just about every tile is thinner than a normal tile ensuing in fewer bodyweight. Select the organic complete for greater slip resistance on your floor and the polished selection for a more smooth complete on your wall, supplying you far more flexibility with your layout possibilities.&#13

The AG Tiling Northampton Helpdesk are often content to help out with any complex question, so please get hold of us if not sure. We are here to assist you get it appropriate and deliver information about tiles, tile excess weight, in addition substrate and tile backerboard tips.