Below is a comprehensive list of the 50 most essential tools and workwear items for the modern day tiler, brought to you buy BuyBrandTools
Manual Tile Cutters for different purposes e.g. Rubi TS Plus for small/medium sized ceramic tiles and Rubi TX for larger porcelain tiles.
Electric Tile Cutter / Wet-saw
– For more complex cuts and softer materials such as marble.
3. 6mm, 8mm and 10mm
4. Punching Tool
– Ideal for making cuts in glazed ceramic tiles.
5. Good quality
Diamond Blade for the Wet-saw.
6. Ceramic Block – For cleaning of diamond blades.
Tile Cutter Maintenance Kit – Helps to increase the lifespan of tile cutters and helps to maintain their effectiveness.
8. 6mm, 8mm and 10mm
Bucket Trowel – Ideal for removing adhesive and grout from buckets.
Tilers Washboy – Saves time and gives a great finish.
Tile Spacers + Tile Wedges – Ideal for setting out tiles.
17. Profile Gauge – Helps to mark awkward cuts.
18. Adjustable Angle Marker – Easily measures for irregular cuts.
19. Tile File
20. Tile Saw
Tile Removing Chisel
23. Stanley Knife
Tile Drilling Kit – e.g. Rubi, Armeg or 365 Drills.
26. Screeding Levels
Self-levelling Laser Level
Tripod / Pole – For self-levelling laser level.
– Fast and precise measurement of distance, length, area and volume at the touch of a button.
Fein Multimaster – Multi-purpose renovation tool.
Fein Multimaster Blades
33. Cordless Drill
34. Pipe and Cable Detector
35. Scraper – For uneven walls
36. Work Table – To support the tile cutter at a more comfortable height.
37. Batten Stands – For supporting battens.
38. Sealant Gun – Applies sealant.
39. Silicon Remover
Eye Protection – Prevents eye damage.
41. Latex Gloves – Protects hands while grouting.
Safety Boots – Steel toe capped boots, a legal requirement when working on site.
Knee Pads – Ideal when spending long periods of time on the floor.
45. Tool Bag – Ideal for carrying tools.
46. Dust Sheet
47. Dustpan and Brush – Ideal for cleaning up.
48. Gorilla Tubs – Ideal for mixing or transporting waste.
49. Crayons – A must for marking tiles.
I hope many tilers will find this list useful and pass it onto others.
50 Essential Tools For Tilers
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10 November 2009
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