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Flooring Installation Portales NM

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.

McDaniel's Home Furnishings
(505) 762-4481
1013 Mitchell Street
Clovis, NM
 
Rocky Mountain Flooring
(575) 935-2544
3914 N Prince St
Clovis, NM
 
BUSINESS ENVIRONMENTS
(505) 362-1107
6023 KILMER NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Riteway Flooring America
(505) 599-9494
6550 E Main
Farmington, NM
 
SOUTHWEST CARPET
(505) 377-6690
PO BOX 47
Eagle Nest, NM
 
The Carpet Shop
(575) 762-7403
4013 N Prince St
Clovis, NM
 
CORONADO PAINT & DECORATING
2929 CERRILLOS RD
Santa Fe, NM
 
NATIONWIDE FLOOR & WINDOW
(505) 890-5120
5205 APOLLO DR NW COVERS
Albuquerque, NM
 
Kiva Carpet & Tile Inc.
(505) 327-5400
205 East Broadway
Farmington, NM
 
CASH & CARRY CARPET INC
(505) 344-5660
900 GRIEGOS RD NW
Albuquerque, NM
 

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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