Soft Tile Setter

Apply decorative steel, aluminum, and plastic tile to walls and cabinets.

What does a Soft Tile Setter do?

Applies decorative steel, aluminum, and plastic tile to walls and cabinets of bathrooms and kitchens: Measures surface to locate center points and draws horizontal and vertical guidelines through them. Brushes waterproof compound over plaster surfaces to seal pores. Spreads adhesive cement over wall, using trowel or broad knife. Positions tile on cement, following specified pattern. Presses tile into cement. Removes excess cement from joints between tile to clean finished surface, using damp cloth or cleaning compound. Rolls sheet wall covering with hand roller to press into cement. May wipe grout into joints of tile to seal them. May be designated according to type of tile applied as Metal-Tile Setter; Plastic-Tile Layer.