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Flooring Installation Auburn AL

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.

(334) 749-3374
107 N 9TH ST
Opelika, AL
Kirkley Floor Covering
(334) 821-7255
1201 Commerce Dr
Auburn, AL
Home Fashion Paint & Floorcovering
(334) 749-2079
1703 Westend Ct
Opelika, AL
Hardwood Flooring Company
(334) 705-0076
1530 Deer Tract Rd
Opelika, AL
Down & Dirty Flooring
(334) 332-6031
1504 Mitchell Ct
Opelika, AL
Auburn Flooring & Stone LLC
(334) 821-2637
480 N Dean Rd
Auburn, AL
Harris Flooring
(334) 501-0837
323 Airport Rd Ste G
Auburn, AL
Holman Floor Co
(334) 705-0048
2407 Lee Rd 117
Opelika, AL
Rustys Floor Covering Il Inc
(334) 364-0880
3613 Pepperell Pkwy
Opelika, AL
Craft Hardwood Flooring
(334) 321-7701
2080 Willis Ave
Opelika, AL

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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