Check out 2 simple methods to fix a cracked tile in your bathroom!

You don’t really need professional help to fix a cracked tile. We’ve got two DIY techniques to help you.


Before beginning the repair work, make sure you switch off the power and water supply. Then, follow one of the techniques mentioned below.

  • Apply matching paint
Using a brush, spread an adhesive on the back of the replacement tile and place it.

Step 1:

Mix some matching paint with tile filler in a container and dip a cotton swab in it.

Step 2:

Apply it over the cracks and let it air dry, then wipe lightly with a damp cloth. Once done, the crack will be much less visible.

  • Replace individual tiles

Step 1:

Place a rag over the damaged tile and shatter with a hammer.

Step 2:

Remove the tile chips with a chisel and get rid of the adhesive with a sharp knife.

Step 3:

Clean the edges to clear dust and debris that might get in the way of replacing the tile.

Step 4:

Let it air dry for the duration mentioned on the manufacturer’s instruction manual. Fill the crevices with grout and let it dry for 15 minutes.

Step 5:

Once it dries, wipe the tiles with a damp cloth.

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