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    • Help1234
    • By Help1234 7th Mar 18, 3:09 PM
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    How long to install 50 tiles?
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    • 7th Mar 18, 3:09 PM
    How long to install 50 tiles? 7th Mar 18 at 3:09 PM
    I want 50 tiles putting up in our kitchen they are 15x7.5cm. Been told itís half a days work and will cost £75 excluding tiles and all materials such as grout and adhesive.
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    • Tom99
    • By Tom99 7th Mar 18, 4:50 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 4:50 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 4:50 PM
    £75 seem cheap enough. Its when tiles need cutting that takes the time.
    • missile
    • By missile 7th Mar 18, 5:03 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 5:03 PM
    That is very cheap, maybe too cheap?
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    • Tom99
    • By Tom99 7th Mar 18, 5:16 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 5:16 PM
    Also you don't normally grout until the adhesive has set so usually next day or so.
    • Help1234
    • By Help1234 7th Mar 18, 6:44 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 6:44 PM
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    • 7th Mar 18, 6:44 PM
    I!!!8217;ve had 3 quotes all about the same price. No one has mentioned needing to come back the next day to let the adhesive dry should I be concerned?
    • phill99
    • By phill99 9th Mar 18, 9:19 AM
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    • 9th Mar 18, 9:19 AM
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    • 9th Mar 18, 9:19 AM
    Dar too cheap.


    That quote isn't from a professional tiler!!
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    • Officer Dibble
    • By Officer Dibble 5th May 18, 10:42 PM
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    • 5th May 18, 10:42 PM
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    • 5th May 18, 10:42 PM
    Far too cheap? It's only around 0.6m2. If it's a flat wall with no or few cuts it won't take a pro long at all. Presumably they'll use cement adhesive, so grouting the same day will be fine - it's the ready mixed stuff that needs air. A very reasonable quote.
    • southcoastrgi
    • By southcoastrgi 7th May 18, 8:44 PM
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    • 7th May 18, 8:44 PM
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    • 7th May 18, 8:44 PM
    £75 is too cheap because he has to allow for a days work, a bigger job will be charged by the m2, I would have expected at least double that quote
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    • plumberpaig
    • By plumberpaig 13th May 18, 10:39 AM
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    • 13th May 18, 10:39 AM
    A fair price based on what you've told us.
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