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Your tradie needs to be covered by an appropriate insurance policy. Public liability insurance is compulsory and gives liability protection against third party injuries and property damage caused by the contractor. This will protect you should anything go wrong with your home improvement project. Insurance certificates need to be current and valid for the duration of the project works.

Everything you need to know about finding a tiler

As a tiler you would cover walls or floors with tiles, on jobs ranging from tiling a kitchen or bathroom, to fitting out a shop, hotel or restaurant. Some tilers also carry out specialist work, for instance on swimming pools and mosaic walls found in landscape gardening.

Role of a tiler

A tiler you would cover walls or floors with tiles, on jobs ranging from tiling a kitchen or bathroom, to fitting out a shop, hotel or restaurant. Some tilers also carry out specialist work, for instance on swimming pools and mosaic walls found in landscape gardening. If you've got good practical skills and can follow designs, this job could suit you well.

To be good at this job you will also need to be able to work accurately. You will need number skills to calculate costs and quantities of materials.

marking out an area to estimate the amount of tiles and adhesive needed (known as setting out) cutting tiles to size and shape with hand-cutters or bench-mounted tools preparing surfaces by levelling off with plaster, sand or cement fixing the tiles and applying grout before finishing off

On some jobs you may have to repair or remove the previous surface before the setting out stage.

You would work with various building materials, including ceramics, glass, terracotta, stone, granite and marble.

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

Prepare and apply mortar or other adhesives

Install tile in a planned area

Arrange tiles according to design plans

Apply grout with a rubber trowel

Clean and level the surface to be tiled

Measure and cut tile

Wipe off excess grout and apply necessary finishes, such as sealants