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Flooring Installation South Milwaukee WI

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.

SOUTH MILWAUKEE CARPET
(414) 762-1350
1007 MILWAUKEE AVE
South Milwaukee, WI
 
CARPET MILL STORE
(414) 384-0630
1327 W LINCOLN AVE
Milwaukee, WI
 
KERNS CARPET ONE
(414) 281-6600
7828 W LAYTON AVE
Greenfield, WI
 
HALES CORNERS FLOOR COVERING
(414) 425-5050
5863 S 108TH ST
Hales Corners, WI
 
TILE SHOP
(414) 257-2233
1701 S 108TH ST
Milwaukee, WI
 
STYLISTIC HARDWOOD FLOORS
(414) 807-0418
3143 S PINE AVE
Milwaukee, WI
 
SOREFS CARPET CITY
(414) 271-2517
431 SOUTH 2ND
Milwaukee, WI
 
BEST CARPET
(414) 543-6543
3771 S 108TH STREET
Greenfield, WI
 
CARPET TOWN
(414) 774-2220
1350 S 108TH ST
Milwaukee, WI
 
CMO CARPET MILL OUTLET INC
(414) 774-9344
1001 S 108TH ST
Milwaukee, WI
 

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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