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March 2018 Failed anyhydrite screed re-tile in Ashgate, Chesterfield.

This gypsum screed was tiled over 18 month ago by somebody who didnt know how to deal with these screeds, resulting in the tiles coming loose shortly after. We removed the surface contamination and weak laitance layer using dustless diamond floor grinding equipment and re tiled with Imola Italian porcelain.

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Anhydride gypsum floor repair Chesterfield
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Febuary 2018 Victorian floor light restoration in Rowsley, Derbyshire.

To give these original Victorian floor tiles a freshen up, all old sealers were first stripped back followed by a deep clean then finally after 7 days drying time, re sealed to protect from staining and make cleaning very easy for the next 100 years.

Victorian floor tiles
Victorian floor Tiling

Febuary 2018 Terracotta floor Tiling in Beeley, Derbyshire..

These beautiful terracotta floor tiles from Floors Of Stone were chosen to compliment the 250 year old cottage in Beeley. Finished using traditional methods of boiled linseed oil, then waxed and buffed to create an aged look. To be extended later in the year..

Terracotta floor tiles in Derbyshire
Terracotta floor tiles in Derbyshire
Terracotta floor tiles in Derbyshire

Febuary 2018 Textured Porcelain bathroom ensuite in Ecclesall, Sheffield.

heavily textured porcelain feature tile, in two shades of grey, finished with matte black powder coated trims and short plank tiles on the floor.

Topps tiles textured porcelain by Andy coldwell Tiling
Textured grey proclain in Sheffield
Bathroom Tiling in Sheffield by Andy coldwell Tiling excellence

January 2018 mixed stone mosaic wet room in Sheffield 

This project was for a good customer who wanted to create a beautiful wetroom and living space in a converted barn at there property close to the Peak District. The room was insulated top to bottom before fitting electric underfloor heating and extensive waterproofing in the wet areas. The tiles are a combination of high quality porcelain and mixed stone mosaic which were hand profiled and polished on site. 

Bathroom Tiling in mosaic and porcelain
Wetrooom floor
Mosaic wet room
Polished stone mosaic close up
Schluter trendline trim
Porcelain wet room Tiling
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Wet room Tiling
Stone mosaic tiles in bathroom
Stone mosaic bathroom table and step

 November 2017 Travertine Mosaic  - Totley Sheffield

This tiling project is an update to an already tiled bathroom which was in need of a face lift in the form of a bespoke made sink unit and bath surround. All the mosaic and the floor tiles are natural stone, travetine which can be quite chalky in appearence. A coat of colour enhancing sealer brought the colours out permenantly whilst protecting against any staining.

Travertine mosaic step
Travertine mosaic
Travertine mosaic details
Travertine mosaic bathroom Tiling
travertine mosaic by andy coldwell tiling
Travertine mosaic bathroom Tiling
Travertine bathroom

September 2017 schlüter Wetrooms applications

This week started off a bit different to most, with a trip to Schluter's education centre in Leicester to attend there hands on 2 day wetroom applications training and to find out more about there range of premium innovative products. Anyone for heated walls?

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August 2017 Glass Mosaics in Chesterfield

Matte grey glass mosaics from Topps Tiles in Chesterfield fitted in this ensuite shower enclosure.  Finished with Mid Grey anti mould grout and matching silicone by Tilemaster.

matte grey glass mosaics from Topps Tiles in Chesterfield. Installed by Andy Coldwell Tiling in Chesterfield

July 2017 Warmup DCM PRO underfloor heating in Sheffield

Warmup DCM Pro is the latest product from the market leaders in underfloor heating. Combining uncoupling and the heating element in one self adhesive package which is very fast to install compared to other systems. We first removed the old flooring and insulated the floor before fitting the Warmup heating and finally completing the tiling using very high quality 600x600 Lappato porcelain tiles keeping the subtle grain of the tile flowing in one direction for a cleaner look.

Andy Coldwell Tiling DCM PRO
Warmup DCM PRO install by Andy Coldwell Tiling - Sheffield
Warmup DCM PRO install by Andy Coldwell Tiling in Sheffield
Warmup DCM PRO install by Andy Coldwell Tiling - Sheffield
Warmup DCM PRO install by Andy Coldwell Tiling in Sheffield

June 2017 Reclaimed brick slips Sheffield

17th century Reclaimed brick slips in Derbyshire. Sourced from a local building which was demolished in Chesterfield, these bricks were machined into brick slips to allow them to live again in the form of this lovely fireplace. With the heat output from a wood burning stove, it was important to first board the area with a fire rated cement board.

Reclaimed brick slips Derbyshire by Andy Coldwell

May 2017 Slate Floor tiles Derbyshire.

This job was for a regular customer in Rowsley, Derbyshire with a new stone built extension in keeping with the surroundings.

A natural stone tile was always the right choice for this floor and in the end they went with a 600x600 slate tile which was reasonably calibrated and beautifully smooth. With no other source of heating in this 40sq meter room, the underfloor heating is a primary heat source.

Finished off with a metro tile splashback, what a transformation.

Electric underfloor heating fitted in Derbyshire.
Honed slate tiles sealed with Lithofin in Derbyshire
Honed slate tiles fitted in Derbyshire with underfloor heating
Metro kitchen tiles in Derbyshire by Andy Coldwell
Honed slate floor tiles in Derbyshire by Andy Coldwell Tiling
Slate floor tiles and underfloor heating in Derbyshire by Andy Coldwell Tiling

April 2017 Kitchen splashback Sheffield

Small kitchen splashback tiling in Sheffield using handmade in England Winchester tiles.

Handmade Tiles in Sheffield by Andy Coldwell Tiling
Handmade tiles fitted by Andy Coldwell Tiling Excellence In Sheffield
Handmade Winchester tiles in Sheffield

March 2017 porcelain plank tiles Chesterfield

This extension in Chesterfield was built with a water underfloor heating system under a gypsum based screed which are becoming increasingly popular in domestic builds. After around 18 months and many moisture tests the screed was finally dry enough for tiling. The surface laitence was removed and we fitted wood effect porcelain planks, finished with chocolate colour grout. We also carried out the same job on the neighbours house who had the same extension at the same time.

Porcelain planks using the solid bed method by Andy Coldwell
Porcelain plank tiling in Derbyshire
Wood look porcelain plank tiles in Chesterfield
Wood look porcelain tiles in Chesterfield