Travertine Floor Tile Durability - Installing ceramic tile flooring might be done by anyone with good eyesight (or glasses), who has the physical state necessary to scrub, scrape, kneel, and flex. You will have to be careful to handle utility knife or a wet tile saw. And patient enough to smooth mortar equally, yet with grooves. You will want several hours, according to the size of the floor, as two or three hours are necessary for the mortar to dry, and you have children and when the floor is a bathroom, an additional bathroom that they can use might be convenient.
You will require the title, of course. Your pick of layout is entirely your own, but consider how a layout will fit in with all the remaining part of the space. Consider, also, the function of the room. Kitchen floorings are consistently exposed to water and food drips. Dark ceramic tile flooring would have a tendency to make seeing these drops more challenging when you're mopping the floors. While darker tile with uncomplicated patterns go best in toilets, light, solid colors are most proper for kitchen floors.
After you have your tile, you can pre-cut tiles that will be set at the borders of the floor if the tile is too large. You may also cut the tile while you're playing it, but then you've to make certain you haven't laid down the mortar until you've made the necessary cuts. The mortar that's only partly dried mightn't bond with all the tile when it was set by you.
You will also want mortar and grout to set your ceramic tile flooring. You will also need a wet tile saw when needed to cut tile, plus a trowel to spread the mortar or adhesive by which you set the tile. You may also use spacers which separate each other in an even manner and the tiles.