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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.

Wilsonville Carpet & Tile Inc
(503) 682-2520
9375 SW Commerce Circle #11
Wilsonville, OR
 
Hagelberger Hardwood Floors, Inc.
(503) 209-5373
2557 Wisteria Court
West Linn, OR

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CONTRACT FURNISHINGS MART
(503) 542-8900
14160 SW 72ND AVE STE 110
Tigard, OR
 
CRITERION CUSTOM FLOORS
(503) 654-0206
4500 SE CRITERION CT # 100
Milwaukie, OR
 
CORINTHIAN RUG & CARPET CLNG
(503) 786-3170
9800 SE MAIN ST
Milwaukie, OR
 
NAGL FLOOR COVERING
(503) 678-1258
PO BOX 190
Aurora, OR
 
SHAW
(503) 635-2671
1170 OXFORD DR
Lake Oswego, OR
 
CONTRACT FURNISHINGS MART
(503) 655-5277
15140 SE 82ND DR STE 240
Clackamas, OR
 
CARPET MILL OUTLET
(503) 786-3678
9850 SE MAIN ST
Portland, OR
 
PAULSONS FLOOR COVERINGS
(503) 620-7080
10855 SW CASCADE AVE
Tigard, OR
 
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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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