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Flooring Installation Hilo HI

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 Isle Flooring America
(808) 935-0047
424 Kanoelehua Avenue
Hilo, HI
D A Custom Flooring
(808) 935-4837
1657 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, HI
Floor Art
(808) 929-9475
92 Hokulani St # 1289
Hilo, HI
Acree Wood Floors Inc
(808) 935-0303
16 Malanai Street
Hilo, HI
Flooring Imports Hawaii LLC
(808) 329-7570
73 Maemae St # 5569
Hilo, HI
Custom Wood Floors Hawaii
(808) 934-0169
375 Akolea Rd
Hilo, HI
Spectrum Concrete Studios
(808) 895-3957
75 Kamalii St
Hilo, HI
Carpetisle Flooring America
(808) 935-0047
424 Kanoelehua Ave
Hilo, HI
Les Carpet & Drapery Installation Inc
(808) 935-9690
796 Hinano St
Hilo, HI
Acree Wood Floors Incorporated
(808) 935-0303
121 Pakalana St
Hilo, HI

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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