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Flooring Installation Rapid City SD

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.

FLOOR COVERINGS INTL
(605) 342-9292
8500 KINGS RD
Rapid City, SD
 
FREEDS FINE FURNISHINGS
(605) 343-2538
3645 STURGIS RD
Rapid City, SD
 
FISCHER FURNITURE INC
(605) 348-5100
PO BOX 523
Rapid City, SD
 
Derksen Floors Inc
(605) 342-0149
2951 N Plaza Drive # 101
Rapid City, SD
 
Carpet Layers Equipment & Supplys
(605) 721-9519
1450 Samco Rd
Rapid City, SD
 
B H BUILDERS SUPPLY
(605) 721-1845
3205 W CHICAGO ST
Rapid City, SD
 
FLOORING AMERICA
(605) 342-8304
1711 E ANAMOSA ST
Rapid City, SD
 
Abbey Carpets
(605) 393-1498
3150 E Highway 44
Rapid City, SD
 
Ceramic Designs Midwest Inc
(605) 342-5543
2281 S Plaza Dr
Rapid City, SD
 
David Todd Fossen Hardwood
(605) 342-3356
22559 Smokey Ridge Road
Rapid City, SD
 

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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