Tiling upto or under appliances

Postby bazak1 » Sat Aug 02, 2008 1:21 pm

new to this site so please forgive me if i've posted this in the wrong place.
I'm about to fit a kitchen and i'm getting conflicting advice about tiling the floor. some say i tile before i fit cabinets, others say tile last. which is right?
also, what do i do about the floor under the washer,dryer,fridge and freezer? If i dont tile under them, then in theory that makes them sit lower than the tiles and therefore it will be hard to pull them out for maintenance, BUT are the floors normally tiled under these things?
any help would be appreciated before i start this project. :roll:
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Simply Build It

Postby bazak1 » Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:33 pm

Any ideas
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Postby plumbbob » Thu Aug 07, 2008 6:29 pm

Fit all the cabinets 10mm higher than the plinths and leave them unfitted . Install any built in appliances but leave out any that are free standing. Tile to the cabinet legs and under worktops where free standing appliances fit.

Fit appliances and plinths.

If cabinets have been fitted without the additional height, make sure appliances will still fit under worktops after the floor is tiled.

Hope this helps
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