How can I tell if my tile is ceramic or porcelain?
The easiest and fastest way to tell a ceramic tile from a porcelain tile is to take a look at its edge. A ceramic tile, whether for floor or wall use, has a glaze on top of the surface, giving it its color and finish. Porcelain tiles may be glazed but are frequently not.
Is it better to drill into tile or grout?
Grout isn’t as stable and strong as tile, and drilling into grout isn’t recommended.
How long does it take to drill through ceramic tile?
How Long Does It Take To Drill Through Porcelain Tile? Expect to spend three to five minutes per hole, although it can take longer. Using the proper drill bit will help the process go faster and make the most efficient use of time. Don’t rush it; you will get through!
How do you drill into stucco without cracking it?
So, how exactly do you drill into stucco without it cracking? You can drill through stucco as long as you have the right drill bit and drill. Be sure to use drill bits with carbide or diamond tips and use a hammer drill if you are looking to make a larger hole.
Can you drill through porcelain toilet?
You can drill porcelain but may require a diamond core bit to do it. There are some spade bits that MIGHT do it depending on the quality of the porcelain. A high quality porcelain is almost as hard as sapphire, which is next to diamond on the Mohs hardness scale. Some can fairly easily be drilled with a carbide bit.