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Flooring Installation Auburn WA

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.

Old World Wood Floors
(206) 226-5507
28613 53Rd Ave S
Auburn, WA

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C R FLOORS & INTERIORS INC
(253) 838-2265
34323 PACIFIC HWY S
Federal Way, WA
 
ABBEY CAPRET OF PUYALLUP
(253) 445-1122
708 E MAIN FLOOR COVE
Puyallup, WA
 
BROWN & HARPER WHLS FLRG CNTR
(253) 848-4635
402A VALLEY AVENUE NW #106
Puyallup, WA
 
SELDENS INTERIOR FURNISHINGS
(253) 922-2924
1802 62ND AVE E
Fife, WA
 
CARPET EXCHANGE
(253) 839-2142
30820 PACIFIC HWY S
Federal Way, WA
 
Floor Coverings International
(253) 891-8573
902 Kincaid Avenue
Sumner, WA
 
Infinity Tile
(253) 486-9590
23805 38Th Ave S
Kent, WA

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CONTRACT FURNISHING MART
(253) 922-4648
3600 INDUSTRY DR E
Tacoma, WA
 
Masis Tile & Marble
(206) 510-8575
22799 26Th Ave S
Des Moines, WA

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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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