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Flooring Installation Salt Lake City UT

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.

DESIGNERS CARPET SHOWROOM
(801) 484-8836
1123 E 2700 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
GRANITE FURNITURE CO
(801) 461-4807
1050 E 2100 S
Salt Lake City, UT
 
G & R CARPETS
(801) 281-2901
4973 S REDWOOD RD
Taylorsville, UT
 
OTTLEY FLOOR CO
4540 S 200 W
Murray, UT
 
BICKMORE CPTS & CUST BLIND
(801) 268-0545
135 E 6100 SOUTH
Murray, UT
 
GOODRICH FLOOR COVERING
(801) 262-4444
3592 SOUTH 900 EAST
Salt Lake City, UT
 
COORDINATED INTERIORS
(801) 487-3333
3333 S 900 E SUITE 250
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Craftsman Floors
(801) 977-0202
4782 South Plum
Murray, UT

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DREXEL HERITAGE HOME INSPRTN
(801) 892-3444
174 E WINCHESTER ST
Murray, UT
 
SUNWEST FLOORING
(801) 265-1701
6148 STRATLER ST
Murray, UT
 
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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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