This might be something not everyone is interested in doing but for allot of people this can be a good option when your removing your ceramic tiles you will need to know how you can get rid of them and while allot of people might just throw them away there are other things you can do with your ceramic tiles to recycle them. This will however heavily depend on the amount of time you have or even if some of the below interest you.

Depending on what you plan on doing with your ceramic tiles you will need to ensure you have some safety goggles and outfits to ensure you do not become damaged by the ceramic tiles as they might chip and fly in the air. Depending on the amount of time you have you might want to look at removing allot of ceramic tiles in one piece as this will allow you to re-use them in one piece and in if you run short of time you might look at removing the tiles in allot of pieces.

If your planning on removing your ceramic tiles then you will need to have some tools which will allow you to remove the tiles allot easier. All of these tools can be bought from a local DIY shop and some homes even have allot of these tools within their home. The tools you need are as follows
  • Hammer
  • Gloves
  • Tile Adhesive
  • Grout (Coloured)
  • Squeegee
  • Clean Cloth
  • Empty Buckets
Now you have all of these tools you can look at removing your ceramic tiles and either use them for various other things around your home or look at recycling them to various other people who might be able to make use of either full of whole ceramic tiles. To begin with you will need to use the hammer and try and remove the tiles into one piece apply some pressure and hopefully the tiles will break away in one piece.

If you want to you can look at making a mosaic with all of the broken ceramic tiles this could be done by using a small amount of adhesive and sticking the broken pieces of ceramic tiles back together with this small amount of tile grout. If you’re going to make a mosaic you could look at using coloured grout which will add a unique design to your ceramic tiles.

The below show some of the best ways which you could look at recycling your ceramic tiles

  1. Consider using the broken ceramic tiles in the bottom of plant pots to filter the water
  2. Contact some local companies who might buy your ceramic tiles off you
  3. Advertise your ceramic tiles on various classified sites
  4. Give the ceramic tiles away to schools or organisations
  5. Make a garden feature out of them
  6. Re-Use the full ceramic tiles to make a small patio within your garden

These are just some of the ways in which you could look at recycling your ceramic tiles and save yourself allot of time by having to find a local waste centre which will take allot of the ceramic tiles from you. all of the above methods can be done very easy and will not cost you anything to do and will also make you feel good about yourself by not only donating various ceramic tiles but also by recycling which in turn will be helping the environment.

 


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