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Flooring Installation Stow OH

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.

WCCV Flooring Design Center
(330) 688-0114
1531 Commerce
Stow, OH
 
Crawford Flooring Inc
(330) 920-1100
1752 State Rd
Cuyhoga Falls, OH
 
PROSOURCE OF AKRON
(330) 798-3555
228 S THOMAS RD
Tallmadge, OH
 
Williams Hardwood Flooring, Inc.
(330) 535-9189
201 W. North Street
Akron, OH
 
ProSource of Akron
(330) 798-5558
4365 Mogadore Road
Brimfield, OH
 
KLASSIC HARDWOOD FLOORING
(330) 928-0694
3884 STATE RD
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
 
Circle City Carpet, Inc.
(330) 633-3316
345 West Ave.
Tallmadge, OH
 
Classic Carpet
(330) 630-2722
498 South Ave.
Tallmadge, OH
 
CALLAHANS CARPET HOUSE
(330) 673-5178
1510 S WATER ST
Kent, OH
 
AKRON SUMMIT CO PUBLIC LIB
PO BOX 3520
Akron, OH
 

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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