Mar 282010
 
choosing floor tile

Here is a quick list of pro’s and con’s to help you get your new floor installation underway. Ceramic Tile : Pro’s If installed and taken care of properly it will last for the life of your home. It is a wonderful option for high traffic areas Very low maintenance and extremely easy to clean […Read more]

Mar 282010
 
Tools needed for tile floor installation

Installing tile:  tile installation tools Having the proper tools for the job is very important not only for quality of your work but also for safety.  Depending on the tile your installing and the location the tools you use will change.  There are also lots of options for waterproofing and sound deadening materials available.  Crack […Read more]

Mar 282010
 

Prepping for tile installation and layout to install tile If you are working with a plywood substrate you will want to begin by installing a underlayment that is suited for for tile (hardibacker, Schluter Ditra and durock are some popular choices) If you have a nice concrete slab you will just want to make sure […Read more]

Mar 282010
 
How to install tile

Installing tile First make sure your floor is nice and clean and your lines chalked Start by mixing up your thin set mortar following the instructions on the product you purchased. Begin by spreading your thin set along your chalk line, making sure not to spread more than you can install tile over in 15-30 […Read more]