Wall and Floor Tiling
Wall and floor tilers work within commercial, residential, and public construction projects laying tiles onto different substrates. Tiling is an intricate and highly skilled profession and tilers work in many different environments, from large commercial projects to tiling swimming pools and bathrooms.
Tiles can be made of ceramics, mosaic, and natural stone. Likewise the environment in which they are used is equally diverse: walls, floors, and staircases in houses, offices, gardens, factories, public buildings, and places of worship. That means that tilers may be expected to work both inside and out, accurately following designs, preparing surfaces, and laying tiles to the correct pattern and grouting to a high standard. They need to pay special attention to details such as level, plumb, square and tile alignment. Professionals in this area are also required in interact with clients, builders, architects and other tradespeople.
Employment prospects will be good for wall and floor tiling as growing construction of new buildings will create job opportunities for tilers. In addition, more wall and floor tiling specialists will be needed for remodelling and replacement projects in existing homes.