How to tile a bathroom floor: Our expert guide for all tile types

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Learning how to tile a bathroom floor is a great DIY skill to add to your arsenal. It will save you a lot of money in trade fees and it’s a skill that is transferable to other areas in the home.

If you want to know how to tile a kitchen wall, you can use the same tools and skills. The same applies if you want to tile a bathroom. There are a few subtle differences but the basic principles are still the same.

Read on to embrace those skills and get a great looking, long lasting bathroom floor. 

How to tile a bathroom floor: The tools you’ll need 

Steve Jenkins

Steve Jenkins is a freelance content creator with over two decades of experience working in digital and print and was previously the DIY content editor for Homebuilding & Renovating. 

He is a keen DIYer with over 20 years of experience in transforming and renovating the many homes he has lived in. He specialises in painting and decorating, but has a wide range of skills gleaned from working in the building trade for around 10 years and spending time at night school learning how to plaster and plumb.

He has fitted kitchens, tiled bathrooms and kitchens, laid many floors, built partition walls, plastered walls, plumbed in bathrooms, worked on loft conversions and much more. And when he's not sure how to tackle a DIY project he has a wide network of friends – including plumbers, gas engineers, tilers, carpenters, painters and decorators, electricians and builders – in the trade to call upon.