Take your first tile and line it up so that it's flush with the edge of the shower base and follows the pattern of the bathroom tiles. Using your spirit level and pencil, mark the line where it will need to be cut. This line will match the line marked on the shower base floor. Use the tile cutter to cut the tile. Lay the two parts of the cut tile back into shower base and mark out where they will need to be cut so that they fit around the drain cover. Cut the tiles to shape.
Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.
When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.