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Flooring Installation Mason City IA

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.

Flooring Gallery
(641) 423-6600
1704 S Federal Ave
Mason City, IA
 
Rockwell Flooring & Installation
(641) 822-3606
222 Elm St W
Rockwell, IA
 
LOEW CARPET ONE
(712) 732-7328
206 VILLA RD
Alta, IA
 
THE PLACE
(319) 393-0715
5515 COUNCIL ST NE
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
FLOOR DECOR
(319) 232-9242
706 ANSBOROUGH AVE
Waterloo, IA
 
Master Floors Carpet One
(641) 357-7869
402 S 15th St
Clear Lake, IA
 
Ryan's Flooring
(712) 435-7265
1008 E. 9th St
Atlantic, IA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Vinyl Flooring

HEARTLAND FLOORS INC
(515) 965-8500
613 S ANKENY BLVD
Ankeny, IA
 
Flooring America of Iowa City
(319) 338-7712
391 Highland Avenue
Iowa City, IA
 
Carpet Network
(319) 266-7660
Traveling to: Cedar Falls and Waterloo
Cedar Falls, IA
 

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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