TermDefinitionTags
Geometric TilingTile shapes of more than one colour and several sizes laid to form a pattern. See also Tessellated....
Glass MosaicSquare or rectangular material cast from molten glass, face mounted on paper or backed onto nylon me...
GlazeA ceramic coating in a glassy state or the material from which this coating is made....
Glazed FireclayA single fired material, with waterproof properties based on vitrification....
Glazed Terra CottaA material similar to faience but single fired....
GroutUsually cement based, often tinted and formulated with varying sized fine aggregates to suit a wide ...
Grout RakeA metal hand tool with tungsten embedded in the blade for the removal of set grout from a narrow joi...
Heavy Duty Tile CutterA hand operated machine with handle and scribe mounted on a central pillar. After scribing the long ...
Herring bone A common alternative bonding for floor tiling....
Insulation BoardingA manufactured product, often in densely compressed polystyrene, inserted into the backing layers ah...
Laser LevelMechanical device mounted on a rotary tripod base to establish and to transfer levels using flashing...
LathPiece of sawn or split timber as a support for plaster or for marking to form a gauge rod....
Laying on TrowelTool for applying cement render or adhesive to wall surface....
Layout StickA wooden strip or batten, marked at appropriate joint intervals to assist in setting out....
LevellingThe process of using a spirit level to check and mark levels....
LippingTerm used to describe adjacent tiles that are not in the same plane. Permitted tolerances are set ou...
ListelloHighly decorated border tile....
Lump HammerAlso referred to as a club hammer with a head weight of 1 kg for use with a bolster or cold chisel....
Majolica tileModern imitation of Renaissance white earthenware glaze with coloured decoration....
Marble MosaicHand produced material cut from strips of natural stone. Sizes range from 10 Ð 25 mm. Mosaic is ...