At DRN Projects, we specialise in an innovative method for repairing tiles known as the Tile Reglue Injection Method (TRIM), offering a cost-effective and efficient alternative to replacing damaged tiles. A common inquiry is about the feasibility of DIY tile repairs using Tile Repair Kits available in stores like Bunnings. To help you make an informed decision, we compare these kits with our TRIM method.

Tile Repair Kit vs. TRIM:

TRIM stands for Tile Reglue Injection Method. This unique technique involves injecting a special adhesive called Injectabond under the affected tiles. This process effectively re-bonds loose and debonded tiles without necessitating their removal. The Injectabond adhesive is highly effective, containing a shrinkage agent that helps pull tiles back into place and secure them firmly.

Benefits of TRIM:

  1. Cost-Effectiveness: TRIM offers a more affordable alternative to complete tile replacement, saving homeowners and businesses significant money.
  2. Time-Saving: The process is quick, allowing foot traffic on the treated surface within a few hours after treatment. This minimises disruption in homes or businesses.
  3. Durability: The Injectabond adhesive used in TRIM creates a lasting bond, ensuring the longevity of the repair.
  4. Guarantees: TRIM comes with a 10 year workmanship guarantee and a product warranty on Injectabond, providing peace of mind to customers.
  5. Aesthetic Preservation: Since tiles are not removed, the original look of the tiled area is maintained, avoiding the mismatch that can occur with new tiles.

On the other hand, tile repair kits are generally used for more minor, more localised repairs, such as filling cracks or chips in tiles. These kits usually consist of fillers or adhesives designed to fix minor damages on the surface of tiles. They can be a good solution for temporary fixes or tiles with minimal damage.

Choosing the Right Option:

  • TRIM is a more comprehensive and long-term solution for more extensive damage, especially when it involves several tiles or issues like debonding or hollow drummy sounds.
  • A tile repair kit could suffice for minor aesthetic problems, e.g., chips or scratches.

DRN Projects’ Expertise

With our expertise in fixing drummy, debonded, and loose tiles through our TRIM methods, DRN Projects offers a specialised service beyond simple tile repairs. 

While tile repair kits may be suitable for minor, superficial tile repairs, the TRIM method is a more robust solution for extensive tile damage, ensuring durability, cost-effectiveness, and minimal disruption. 

Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction at DRN Projects, as evidenced by the positive customer testimonials below, makes us your reliable choice for tile restoration and other construction-related services.

“I have had T.R.I.M – Tile Reglue Injection Method done to my entry floor and office tiles and could not be any happier how such a difference now to walk on. Thank you for a great job.” – Jeanette N.

“Can highly recommend the reglue injection method for loose or drummy tiles. Dan from T.R.I.M was fantastic and left the place spotless.” – Damien G.

“Daniel and Matt did an amazing job re-gluing many floor tiles in our apartment that had popped. Such a great technique with minimal disruption. They arrived on time, worked very hard and were so friendly and knowledgeable. We are thrilled with our flooring now. I would recommend this service to anyone with loose tiles. Thank you.” Sally L.

We also handle a range of remedial maintenance work, project management for renovations, and construction works, ensuring quality assurance and compliance throughout the process.

Reach out to our team today or give us a call at 1300 291 217.