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3 Tools for Cutting Natural Stone Tiles

by Sarah B. Marketing Writer | Thinker | Environmentalist

If you are planning to install natural stone floor all by yourself, you will need to gear yourself up with the right tiling tools. When we talk about tiling tools, tile cutters never go unmentioned.

You simply cannot complete a stone tile project, if you do not cut stone tiles. To achieve a perfect fit and smooth finish, you will need to cut several stone tiles. And for that, you will need to rent or buy specifically-designed stone or tile cutters.

Here are some of the commonly used tools for cutting natural stone tiles –

Wet Saw –

This is the tools that professionals prefer. This is the ultimate tool has a diamond encrusted blade that makes cutting a simple and smooth process. Wet saw allows you to achieve precision in your cutting.

Just for your information, this tile cutting machine can be used for cutting any natural stone. You can use it for porcelain tiles as well.

Hammer and Chisel –

This is the most basic tool a tile placer can use. This is traditional manual way of cutting stone, in which you would use a sharp chisel and hammer to stoke and cut the tile gently.

You MUST NOT go this way, if you are new to DIYing and tile installation. This time-taking and error-prone process often increases the cost of your project.

Handheld Tile Cutter –

Use this tile cutter for manual yet better results. However, you will need to have a lot of strength in your arms and hands to cut stones tiles this way, as natural stones are hard, heavy, and strong.

So, for floor tiles, it may be an ideal choice. But you can surely use for stone mosaic tiles.

This article has been brought to you by WallAndTile.com, one of the largest stone tile shops in US.

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