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Flooring Installation Altoona PA

Installing a new floor is a great way to update a room or change to a more eco-friendly or durable and soundproofing material. Always consult a professional when installing new floors, especially if using particularly fragile or temperamental material, even if you plan on doing it yourself. Check below for flooring installation listings and information.

WOLF FURNITURE CO
(814) 944-9311
4 SELLERS DR
Altoona, PA
 
MOYER FLOOR COVERINGS
(814) 696-3404
236 LIBERTY LN
Duncansville, PA
 
DeGol Carpet and Ceramic Tile Center
(814) 695-1111
851 Old Rt. 220 N
Duncansville, PA
 
HOME DESIGN CONCEPTS INC
(814) 472-6561
222 E HIGH ST
Ebensburg, PA
 
Kreative Kitchens
(814) 946-0701
1635 E Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, PA
 
ROYAL TILE & CARPET OF ALTOONA
(814) 695-6577
115 CANAL STREET
Hollidaysburg, PA
 
MIKES CARPET ONE
(814) 695-7599
102 HOLLIDAYSBURG PLZ
Duncansville, PA
 
P J STEVENS QUALITY FLOORS
(814) 344-8689
PO BOX 170
Carrolltown, PA
 
Valuewood Products LLC
(814) 946-5242
1301 E Bell Ave
Altoona, PA
 
Clark Flooring Solutions
(814) 696-9114
509 Blair St
Hollidaysburg, PA
 

How to Install Floor Tiling

Tips: How to Install a Tile Floor

home remodeling articles and tips

topic: types of tile flooring
by Debbie Abrams Kaplan

Installing ceramic tile floors, whether kitchen tile or bathroom tile, can be a simple or complex project, depending on the ceramic tile you select. The easiest installation is a homogeneous tile, that can be laid any direction. If you want to get creative, consider putting in a ceramic tile pattern using different colors or shapes.

Before doing any installation, you’ll need to clean the floor thoroughly. If installing ceramic tile over a concrete floor, be sure to repair any cracks so the foundation won’t cause problems later. If you’re laying down tile over existing tile, consider removing the tile first if it’s not too much work. Otherwise, rough up the tile with sandpaper so the new tile will adhere. And don’t forget to check the clearance on doors and cabinets, so the new tile won’t block them from opening!

Prepare your thin set, a dry concrete-like product you’ll mix with water to form a paste. Use a trowel over the bathroom or kitchen flooring, spreading only enough to cover the area in front of you, in a straight line. Then place your tile, using a downward pressure. After the tile is set, tap the tile with a rubber mallet to be sure it’s secure. Place tile spacers in between tiles, that you’ll remove later. If you haven’t already cut the tiles that will be f...

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