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Ceramic Tile Installation Guides

By Stacey Kosha, (265 words) Posted in Tile Flooring on December 16, 2008
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If you are an avid DIY homeowner, you may be considering a do it yourself ceramic tile installation in your home. If this is the case, here are some quick tips that I have put together to help you with your tile installation. For full instructions on how to install ceramic tile, visit FindAnyFloor.com's Complete Tile Installation Guide.

  • Ensure that your subfloor is clean, dry, and level. High areas can be sanded down and low areas can be filled with a self-leveling compound.
  • Install a concrete backer unit (CBU) on any wood subfloor or over existing flooring for added stability. Failure to use a CBU can result in floor movement and loose or cracked ceramic tiles.
  • For porcelain and ceramic tile installations with grout joints that are larger than 1/8” use sanded grout. For tile installations with joints less than 1/8” use unsanded grout instead.
  • Leave at least 1/2” gap around the perimeter room and every 20’-25’ of tile to allow for expansion and movement.
  • Ceramic tiles are much easier to cut with an electric saw than a hand saw. In addition, you usually will make fewer mistakes with an electric saw, resulting in less tile waste.
  • When installing, mix tiles from different cases to give your floor a more balanced color variation.
  • For tips on installing ceramic tiles using the mortar (thin-set) method view the Do It Yourself Tile Installation Video.

For more help installing your ceramic tile floors, visit the FindAnyFloor.com forums or use the live chat tool. FindAnyFloor professionals are standing by to help you complete your DIY flooring project.

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