The most common type of tile cutter is the scribe it may be purchased from you local DIY outlet or hardware store. To use this tool correctly to cut tiles is to place the tile to be cut on a flat surface. Now hold a straight edge or metal ruler along the mark draw the scribe to score the tile through its glazed edge. The tile can now be broken the most common methods use is to place a pencil or matchsticks under the score line. Now apply even pressure to both sides of the tile and the tile should snap cleanly. This you will find is the most inexpensive way of cutting tiles.
Professional Tile Cutters.This is the tool the professionals use the main advantage over the scribe, it allow you to cut a lot more tiles for a larger DIY tiling project. Again mark your tile where you require the cut now place the tile with glazed up into the tile cutter. Now run the cutting wheel several times along the tile with the tile securely held in the special configuration. Now by means of the handle press down and this will snap the tile effortlessly.
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