cheap tiles

A fairly mild warning / experience. Tiling bathroom with "cheap" tiles. 200 x 250 flat white. 6mm thick, 25p each I think. Glaze is fine, they look OK, so why spend more ? Only thing, they are slightly bowed variably in both dimensions, something I never though to check. At most about 1.5 mm in the centre. I had a look at some more expensive (and thicker) tiles, which were perfectly flat. 1.5mm doesn't sound like much, but I was trying to get a solid bed around the shower, and after lifting one to check, I noticed the middle was not in contact. In the end I buttered the back of the tiles and wiped it off flat, which solved the laying problems. But it did slow things down a lot as you can imagine. Simon.
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