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Flooring Installation Rockford IL

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.

Garry's Ultimate Flooring
(815) 255-4127
1484 N State St
Belvidere, IL
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Services
Carpet, Flooring, Hardwood, Laminate, Refinishing & Resurfacing, Stone, Tile, Vinyl Flooring

BENCHMARK FLOORING INC
(815) 885-2684
8198 COMMERCE DR STE B
Loves Park, IL
 
CARPET ONE FLOORING CENTER
(815) 633-8100
5952 N 2ND ST
Loves Park, IL
 
Hatfield Flooring
(815) 399-6205
6545 Smallridge Rd
Rockford, IL
 
G Co. Carpet Outlet
(815) 397-9500
580 S Perryville Rd
Rockford, IL
 
CARPET ONE FLOORING CTR
(815) 227-9600
6595 E STATE ST
Rockford, IL
 
CPT & RUG WORLD
(815) 633-4884
6125 N 2ND ST
Loves Park, IL
 
CARPET MILL OUTLET USA
(815) 623-9535
11980 CHECKERBERRY DR
Roscoe, IL
 
Carpet One Flooring Center
(815) 227-9600
5420 E State St
Rockford, IL
 
Abbey Carpets and Flooring
(815) 226-1777
4315 E State St
Rockford, IL
 

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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