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Davidson Tiling

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Davidson Tiling is a trade member of the Tile Association:-

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In December 2003 I completed a part-time Wall and Floor tiling course at South West College, Omagh. Since doing this course I have kept myself up to date with the latest tiling trends.

Following the completion of my course I noticed the quality of tiling in many premises was poor, from the fitting of tile trim, tile layouts, to grouting, and I wondered why customers found this acceptable. I believed if the tiling standards improved the customers would always prefer better quality if it could be done at a competitive price.

I enjoy what I do, and job satisfaction is extremely important to me. At the end of every project, I find it satisfying to see the finished job, looking right, done right and made to last.

In August 2005 I began trading as Davidson Tiling and have been a full-time tile fixer from this date until today. I focus on clients that appreciate quality. As we are all aware recession hit in 2008  I believe I was able to remain in business through this period due to my reputation for high quality workmanship.

My work includes tiling all types of:

  • Mosaic and large format ceramic and porcelain tiles.
  • Glass Tiles
  • Natural Stone – Marble, Travertine, Terracotta, Slate, Limestone, Granite, Sandstone, and Quartz.

Tile fixing is not just about putting tiles on a wall or floor, it includes so much more. When I am contacted about possible work, I go to the premises and survey the job. After agreeing a specification with the client, I draw up a thorough quotation. This is important as it ensures that I have a full understanding of what the client wants, and that the client knows exactly what to expect from me. Attention to every detail is central to a successful outcome for both the client and myself.

In January 2015 I had the opportunity to volunteer my tiling services in a remote arid region in Eastern Kenya. Despite the hot temperatures and limited materials I was able to tile the floors of a unit used to care for abandoned babies under the auspices of Friends of Africa Missionary Endeavour (FAME).

Other tiling related work that I undertake includes:

Wetrooms: Floor tiles laid to falls in floors, or using mosaic. I am experienced in fitting wet trays and channel drains.

Electric Floor Heating: Have supplied and fitted many floor heating jobs, almost always using insulated backer board. As a precaution during cable mat fitting and tiling work an Alarm is in place which will sound and flash to alert, if a cable has been damaged, rather than causing a costly repair. To date we haven’t had any problems.

Floor Tanking: Mostly using Impey Water Guard. A must on all wetrooms.

Wall tanking: Approx 60% of customers want their shower tanked.

Bespoke Mirrors: To fit within wall tile layouts as required. Can also include Mirror Heaters/ De-misters.

Floor Levelling Service: To ensure a finish with minimal lippage on large format tiles, we adjusted floor levels (with levelling compounds) prior to tiling.

Creating built in shelves and seating in showers: Using a recessed marine plywood wall or concrete block built structure for tiling on.

Other connected trades and services: As required we have completed joinery work in preparation for tiling; door heights fixed, skirting board fitted, plastering preparation work provided. Minor plumbing in Bathrooms.

Davidson Tiling were TTA Award finalists in 2016 and 2017, as well as winning Highly Commended Tile Fixer of the Year in 2016.

Types of Business

  • Independent Tile Fixers


Reviews for work carried out by Davidson Tiling

Davidson Tiling can provide the following services to customers

  • Bathroom Tiling
  • Ceramic Tiling
  • Domestic Installation Fixing
  • Floor tiling
  • Kitchen Tiling
  • Staircases
  • Tanking/Waterproofing Systems
  • Undertile Heating Systems
  • Wall tiling
  • Wet Rooms

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