How to Tile a Wall: The Step-by-Step Guide

a bright bathroom with metro tiles on the walls
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Learning how to tile a wall is something that can be done on a DIY basis, and needn’t be a stressful experience providing you have the right tools and know-how.

Whether you’ve been inspired by bathroom tile ideas and you’re working around your shower or bathroom basin, or you’re working in your kitchen, it’s important to prepare sufficiently and keep your patience throughout. It’s a slightly awkward job, but it can be very satisfying to do yourself if it saves you a fortune on labour costs. 

Emma Downer

Emma is a UK-based DIY educator and director of the social media brand DIY With Emma, whose primary mission is to help more people get into DIY through sharing DIY hacks and how-tos. The DIY influencer, whose videos have received millions of views, has recently renovated her 19th-century cottage on a tight budget, has also created DIY content for Homebuilding & Renovating.