Slate Effect Vinyl Floor Tiles - Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring is very durable and an excellent investment at home. Tiles never wear out, and practically will last forever if they have been cared for. When you are getting ready to set up the tile flooring 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, plenty of water, eye protection, thin set, buckets, hammer, notched trowel, and nails.
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 stable and tough. The old flooring should be disposed of, and most trash services do not pick up such things.
Make use of a chalk line to indicate two lines that intersect in the centre of the area. Make certain that the lines are square to every other (90 degrees). Place a row of tiles along both lines on the dry floor. Look at just how the tiles are arranged; you want as many entire tiles in the centre as you possibly can. Until you are satisfied with the way they've been positioned fiddle with all the tile.
Use set to hold your tiles set up. Use a notched trowel to spread the thin set. Disperse the thin-set merely to as far as you are able to comfortably reach and put a tile. Install your tiles into the inset having a firm downward pressure. Don't forget to put spacers involving the tiles. It's possible for you to exploit on the tile gradually to ensure that it is in place. Border tiles and the cut tiles are installed.