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Flooring Installation Dearborn MI

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.

(313) 581-6800
Dearborn, MI
Nexe Tile And Marble
(734) 754-0307
4197 Jackson
Dearborn Heights, MI

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Jabro's Floor Coverings, Inc.
(734) 285-0110
13460 Northline Road
Southgate, MI
(954) 978-0855
25525 W 8TH MILE RD
Redford, MI
Prosource of Metro Detroit
(734) 942-9345
11700 Metro Airport Center (Suite 111)
Romulus, MI
(313) 582-8883
Dearborn, MI
Express Flooring Outlet
(734) 283-5667
13470 Eureka Rd
Southgate, MI
J&B Painting, Inc.
(734) 261-5700
12840 Farmington Road
Livonia, MI

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Independent Carpet One
(734) 729-6200
1400 N Wayne
Westland, MI
Specialty Floor Covering
(248) 541-2255
515 Woodward Hts
Ferndale, MI
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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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