The large DIY distribution chains sell a growing range of ceramic products for floor and wall cladding. Nowadays you can find everything from very hard porcelain and large sizes to the mixed mosaic composed of marble, metal, glass and other technical materials. Cutting these new materials correctly is not easy and often, before reaching the desired result, you "throw away" many tiles and you are forced to buy new ones or put some of those broken trying to install them in areas that are not very visible.
In this article we will talk about:
- how to choose the tile cutter suitable for the type of material to be laid (avoiding buying something too small or in reverse oversized);
- which accessories you should buy immediately;
We are convinced that these tips will help you save on equipment and tiles, waste less time for installation and have a good final result.
Let's start with the type of tile cutter to buy.
WHICH TILE-CUTTER CHOOSE:
If you need to cut ceramic tiles for wall cladding, small porcelain stoneware (maximum 30x30cm and thickness about 7mm), glass mosaic, or porcelain stoneware with mosaic tiles 2x2 cm or more, it will be enough to buy a sturdy but simple tile cutter such as the
If you have to cut large porcelain stoneware tiles (starting from 30x30 cm up with thicknesses from 7 mm up to 12 mm) or glass / stoneware mosaic, we suggest to buy a professional multifunction powerful tile cutter that can easily cut these technical materials. If we consider Montolit, the suggested product is the professional Masterpiuma P3 tile cutter. In our store we have the following variations, based on the maximum length of cut:
ACCESSORIES FOR THE TILE CUTTER:
For all types of tile cutters mentioned above, we suggest to purchase a special accessory that makes it easy and quick to cut almost all types of mosaic without using water cutters.
This accessory is the