Laying Ceramic Floor Tile Over Linoleum

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Laying Ceramic Floor Tile Over Linoleum


Laying Ceramic Floor Tile Over Linoleum - Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring is very durable and a great investment at home. Tiles never wear out, and practically will continue forever when they have been taken good care of.

Remove any existing floor coverings, carpeting, or wooden floorings. Clean the subfloor it is free of dust and debris. Make sure that the floor is secure and tough. The old flooring will have to be disposed of, and most garbage services don't pick up such items.


Use a chalk line to mark two lines that intersect in the centre of the region. Ensure that the lines are square to each other (90 degrees). Lay a row of tiles along both lines on the floor that was dry. Put spacers between the tiles, leaving enough room. Look at the way the tiles are arranged; you want as many whole tiles in the center as you can. Before you're happy with the way they are positioned, fiddle with the tile.

Use thin set to hold your tiles set up. Utilize a notched trowel. Distribute the thin-set just to as far as it is possible to reach and place a tile. Install your tiles to the inset having a firm downward pressure. Remember to place spacers involving the tiles. You can tap the tile on the corners gently to make sure that it is in place. The cut tiles and border tiles are installed.