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Flooring Installation Ft Mitchell KY

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.

CARPET LANDCARPET ONE
(859) 331-2345
3130 DIXIE HWY
Erlanger, KY
 
Hadley's Warehouse Carpet Sales
(859) 342-5000
4401 B. DIXIE HWY.
Elsmere, KY
 
CARPETS FROM DALTON
(859) 727-4555
7820 CONNECTOR DR.
Florence, KY
 
DECORATING ACCENTS
(859) 525-8358
280 E. MT. ZION RD.
Florence, KY
 
Schumacher & Co.
(859) 655-9000
324 East 4Th Street
Newport, KY

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FLOORTEC FLOORCOVERINGS
(859) 746-8917
DBA D & D CARPETS
Erlanger, KY
 
FRANKS, EARL & SONS
(859) 261-9608
428 MADISON AVE
Covington, KY
 
KMB FLOORING AND DESIGN
(859) 441-8300
1029 S. FT. THOMAS AVE
Ft. Thomas, KY
 
SCHOCH TILE AND CPT INC
(513) 922-3466
5282 CROOKSHANK RD
Cincinnati, OH
 
McSwain Carpets
(513) 451-9700
5348 Glenway Ave.
Cincinnati, OH
 
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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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