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Flooring Installation Niles 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.

ERHARD FURNITURE & CARPET
(269) 429-6444
6681 US HIGHWAY 31
Berrien Springs, MI
 
COMFORT CARPETS
(574) 255-9034
3120 N HOME ST
Mishawaka, IN
 
LaSalle Bristol
(574) 295-0199
601 CR 17
Elkhart, IN
 
Advanced Hardwood Flooring
(269) 683-5882
914 Oak St
Niles, MI
 
Hardwood Flooring Products
(574) 277-5182
19877 Auten Rd
South Bend, IN
 
WHOLESALE FLOORCOVERINGS OF
(574) 258-4305
MISHAWAKA
Mishawaka, IN
 
Horizon Flooring
(574) 522-1272
2206 Toledo Road
Elkhart, IN
 
YODER CARPETS
(574) 389-3030
57926 SR 19
Elkhart, IN
 
Kiefer Specialty Flooring
(269) 684-5821
2610 Thornacres Dr
Niles, MI
 
Intertile Inc.
(574) 272-8453
12634 S R 23
Granger, IN
 

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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