Meet The Family

Our team

Chris & Emma Couanon, Owners/Partners.

Chris was taught how to tile by his father and has been tiling for over 35 years. He has established a great name for Calm Tiling Contractors over time providing the quality workmanship we are known for together with a professional approach and knowledge of the industry. 

Chris, as our team leader, liaises with the client to ensure jobs are correctly set out to the owner’s requirements then meets our tilers on site to ensure they understand the desired result. 

Chris is still tiling however he spends some of his time supervising our tilers to ensure the quality we are known for continues.

Chris won HIA "Tiler of the Year" award for his entry statement work at the Catalano's Head Office and recently completed the Armanti Tile & Bathroom showroom laying huge tiles - for which we had to custom build a machine!

Emma is the Office Manager which includes the sub-duties of Scheduler, Estimator, Bookkeeper, Marketer and HR person for Calm Tiling Contractors.  Emma was working full time as well as running Calm from home until she and Chris had their daughter Josie.  Now Emma shares her time between running the family business and being a mum.

Emma has previously worked in the building industry and uses her knowledge to help Chris and our clients with renovations and designs.  Attending quotations with Chris when she can, Emma is always available to help with ideas and answer queries for our clients.

Todd
Todd, taught by Chris, has been a tiler for many years and has worked with us for the past 8-9 years. He understands the expectations and quality we expect from our tilers and we are happy to welcome him back to working with us on a regular basis. Todd takes pride in his work and is a quality tiler.
Josh
Josh started with us on work experience and in 2014, become our apprentice. Josh has become a great tiler and we think Josh is a true "one in a million" and are proud to have him in our team.
Gary
Gary joined the team in 2016 and is a proven asset. He has a high standard of workmanship and has provided quality works for us on each project.
Byron
Byron joined the team in 2018. He is a great tiler who has perfected our floor installation procedures.
Jeff
Jeff joined the team in 2018 but has been a work colleague of ours for many years. Jeff has a wealth of knowledge within the building industry and has been able to use this knowledge with tiling.
Sky
Sky has worked with us for a couple of years now completing both stone work & tiling. He's a great asset to the team and takes pride in his work.
Phil
Phil started with us January this year (2021) and has shown great skill and attention to detail. He has worked over east and has bought with him some ideas he picked up while working in NSW.
Cody
Cody was originally taught by Chris and has worked with other tilers to expand his knowledge and experience. Cody has become a quality tiler and is part of the original Calm Tiling family. Cody is no longer a full time tiler with us however still works with us on occasion.
Peter
Peter works with us on occasion as a subcontractor between completing his own work. He's a good tiler and a great asset.
Breyton
Breyton has been working with us since 2019. He is learning fast and will make a fantastic tiler in the future.
Tyler
Tyler recently joined the team as a labourer but is starting to learn tiling while labouring. Tyler has a great future ahead of him.
Work Experience
Josh, as well as other previous employees started with us on long term work experience. Its been a great way to introduce them to the working world and whether they have found tiling is for them - or not, all have gone on to be successful in their chosen paths.

We are always happy to assist young people to enhance their skills and encourage work experience.

Sub Contractors

We have upwards of 5 tiling sub-contractors available to us at present and working with us on a regular basis.

We also have a team of tradesmen for our bathroom renovations including a plumber, electrician, carpenter and gyprocker, all whom we have worked with on numerous occasions and meet our standards of quality workmanship.