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Flooring Installation Mentor OH

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.

LAKE CABINET & FLRG INC
(440) 942-1132
7354 MENTOR AVE
Mentor, OH
 
CARPET ONE, MENTOR, INC.
(440) 975-0097
7553 CLOVER ST. UNIT 6
Mentor, OH
 
CARPET MART OF CLEVE INC.
(440) 946-6544
9431 MENTOR AVE
Mentor, OH
 
Guhde Flooring America
(440) 639-1990
1880 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH
 
RAINBOW FLOORS & MORE
(440) 354-8466
7757 AUBURN ROAD #3
Concord, OH
 
Mentor Flooring & Tile
(440) 255-9550
8376 Mentor Ave.
Mentor, OH
 
TILE WORKS ETC.
(440) 205-1760
8650 MENTOR AVE.
Mentor, OH
 
Walker Floor Covering LLC
(440) 392-3577
2736 N. Ridge #3
Painesville, OH
 
LOCATION CARPET CO
(440) 392-2000
171 CHESTNUT ST
Painesville, OH
 
FULLER FURNITURE & FLOOR
(440) 942-1288
38028 THIRD ST.
Willoughby, OH
 

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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