Carbide-tipped masonry bit
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How to drill holes in ceramic tile?
Drilling ceramic tile requires a special drill bit and a steady hand. A carbide drill bit or a diamond drill bit are best for drilling holes in ceramic tile. The proper drill speed will prevent a disaster.
What is the best drill bit for bathroom ceramic tile?
A carbide-tipped masonry bit is the best drill bit to use for bathroom ceramic tile. Regular twist-drill bits can鈥檛 cut through the fire-hardened glaze.
What do I need to use to drill a tile floor?
Ensure your drill bit isn鈥檛 worn out or damaged as it will likely damage the surface of the tile whilst drilling. Aside from a power drill and appropriate drill bits, you will need masking tape or a drill guide to note the correct drilling locations, a spirit level to line up multiple spots for drilling and a marker pen.
How do you lubricate a tile drill bit?
Lubricate with water as you drill. Friction from drilling hard materials creates a great deal of heat, which can scorch the drill bit or even break the tile. Protect your project and extend the lifespan of the drill with a constant trickle of water. You may use a small hose, or an assistant with a squirt bottle or glass of water.