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Flooring Installation Brookings SD

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.

Midstates Flooring Center
(605) 697-6333
307 6th St
Brookings, SD
 
Dunlap Professional Paint Services & Hardwood Floor Refinishing & Installation
(605) 693-4409
47654 218th St
Aurora, SD
 
FLOOR COVERINGS INTL
(605) 342-9292
8500 KINGS RD
Rapid City, SD
 
FLOORING AMERICA
(605) 342-8304
1711 E ANAMOSA ST
Rapid City, SD
 
FLOOR COVERING INTERNATIONAL
(605) 331-5552
SHOP AT HOME SERVICE
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Barrett''S Flooring & Decorating
(605) 692-7377
409 12Th St S
Brookings, SD
 
Berkland Devern
(605) 693-4226
21569 467th Ave
Volga, SD
 
WALDEN CARPETS
(605) 361-6199
3100 SOUTH CAROLYN
Sioux Falls, SD
 
FISCHER FURNITURE INC
(605) 348-5100
PO BOX 523
Rapid City, SD
 
THORNTON CARPET
(605) 368-2568
27106 INDEPENDENCE AVE
Sioux Falls, SD
 

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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