Click Together Bathroom Floor Tiles - Porcelain tile flooring or ceramic is extremely durable and also an excellent investment in your home. Tiles never wear out, and virtually will last forever if they have been taken good care of. If you are preparing to install the tile flooring that you'll need to get the ceramic or porcelain tiles, cement backer board, tile nippers, sponges, tape measure, knee pads, tile cutter or tile saw, grout, square, rubber float, chalk line, a lot of water, eye protection, thin set, buckets, hammer, notched trowel, and nails.
Remove, carpeting, or wooden floorings. Clean the subfloor making sure it's free of dust and debris. Make sure the floor is secure and sturdy. Install cement backer board onto the floor that was stabilized and the backer board in with 2 inches, at each floor joist screw galvanized screws. The old flooring will have to be disposed of, and most garbage services do not pick up such items.
Work with a chalk line to mark two lines that intersect at the center of the area. Make certain the lines are square to each other (90 degrees). Look at how the tiles are ordered; you want as many whole tiles in the center as you possibly can. Fiddle with the tile before you are satisfied with the way they've been placed.
Use thin set to hold your tiles in place. Make use of a notched trowel to spread the thin set. Disperse the thin-place merely to as far as you are able to comfortably reach and place a tile. Install your tiles into the inset with a firm downward pressure. Remember to place spacers between the tiles. You're able to tap on the tile on the corners gently to be sure that it's in place. Begin in the center and work out to the walls. The cut tiles and border tiles are installed.