Better Call Paul: An Introduction to the Tile Guru

introduction to the tile guru

If you’re taking on a tiling project in your home this season and you’ve got a query, fear not! I’m Paul Collins, the ‘Tile Guru,’ and I’m on hand to help out! Whether you want to know what adhesive to use with your tiles, what product to use to remove grout residue, or whether or not you can tile over existing tiles, send your questions to me.

With over a decade of tiling experience, I have a vast understanding of the tiling process, with unlimited knowledge on the products we sell here at Walls and Floors. Whether you’re unsure about tools, have a query about underfloor heating, or want a product recommendation, Better Call Paul! You can email your queries to or call me Mon-Fri 9-5 on 01536 419981.

tile guru grouting tiles

Explore the Tile Guru Vaults! 

To get your answer that little bit quicker, see if it’s a query I’ve already answered! Read the Frequently Asked Tiling Questions (hit ctrl + F in your browser, then search for a query keyword) or see if your query falls under one of my Tile Guru vaults…

1) Working with natural stone

In this instalment, I answer questions about: cutting natural stone tiles without breaking theme; what products to use to seal natural stone tiles; how to seal natural stone tiles (a handy video tutorial); whether to go for natural stone or stone effect tiles; and what the differences between granite and quartz are. Visit the post now: How to tile with natural stone.

working with natural stone tiles


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