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Flooring Installation Chelsea MA

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.

Hardwood Floor Contracting
(781) 485-6989
Revere, MA

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KIRSTEIN BUSINESS
20 CITY HALL AVE
Boston, MA
 
TA ASSOCIATES
(617) 574-6708
200 CLARENDON ST 56TH FLR
Boston, MA
 
L&M Hardwood Floors Inc
(781) 231-2800
88 Juniper Drive
Saugus, MA

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CAPITAL WOOD FLOOR SUPPLY IN
(617) 442-1236
157 HAMPDEN ST
Boston, MA
 
WILLIAM SMETHURST & SON
(781) 322-3210
344 EASTERN AVE
Malden, MA
 
LANDRY & ARCARI ORIENTAL RUG
(978) 744-5909
333 STUART ST
Boston, MA
 
BRADFORD CARPETS COMPANY
(781) 231-2955
880 BROADWAY
Saugus, MA
 
The Floor Sanders
(617) 783-1711
214 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA

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Classic Floors, Inc.
(339) 227-6736
34D Holton Street
Woburn, MA

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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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