Need some advice. I'm planning on laying a tile floor this weekend and having never done much tiling before, thought I'd seek the STW wisdom on what madness I'm about to start.
First up, cutting the tiles. Electric cutter (£35ish) or manual cutter (£20 for a decent heavy duty one)? Assume with an electric one will make cutting odd shapes easier (like if I had to cut a square shaped corner out of a tile?). Do the manual cutters just cut straight lines through from one side of the tile to the other?
Second, what to put under the tiles? Room(s) I'm doing is a new porch with a concrete floor and the kitchen which has floorboards (underneath the current horrid wood laminate stuff). Assume hardboard the kitchen and if I need to, the porch too to make it all one level? Porch floor looks to be the same level as the floorboards are so hardboard throughout I assume?
I think thats the two key questions I needed answers to. Found various guides online of using the string through the centre of the area to be tiled etc so think I'm ok following that.
Better book Monday off too... I think its going to take a little longer than I'm anticipating!