In general our products do not require any special tools, professional installers or accessories. That is the beauty of our high quality products - a quick and easy DIY job. It's always good to check what you've already got at home before you start your project.
We stock a few tools and accessories which will help making your installation easier and the accessories will finish off your project nicely.
The application kit is well worth the investment. If you are likely to become a repeat customer (most of our customers are) you will use this clever tool over and over again.
As a substitute for a smaller job you can smooth down your vinyl with a credit card or a cloth. This is fully possible but it will be a bit more tricky to get a nice bubble free result.
A craft knife is a must for all of our products. You can also use or compliment with scissors but a craft knife and a metal edge ruler will give you the nicest cut.
Please note that the squeegee is not suitable for tiles installation. For wall tiles your best tool is the pressure of your hands either with or without a cloth/soft glove. For floor tiles a paint roller is the best tool to put on firm pressure onto the tiles at installation.
Ceramics glue is a special designed glue for our waterproof wallpaper. This glue should be used when the wallpaper is applied to a non-absorbent under surface like ceramic tiles. For absorbent under surfaces (like plastered walls) a normal wallpaper paste is recommended.
Apart from the above mentioned tools there are a few other tools that may become handy for installation such as:
Our Smart Accessories will give your tiling project an extra finish. The Smart edges are designed to frame the tiles and give them an even more professional touch. The Smart panel is ideal if you install the tiles close to a heat source.
No there is No need for any extra glue. Our premium product use a low tack glue. This means it may not appear sticky at first which is exactly how it should be to allow for adjustments during installation. When the glue reacts with air it will become stickier and reach its fullest strength after a few days. For your job to be successful make sure that you follow the manufacturer's guidelines and allow the products to acclimatise to the room, install at the correct temperature and onto the correct surface. For more details check out our FAQs.