Black Studded Rubber Floor Tiles - Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring is very durable as well as an excellent investment in your home. Tiles will last forever if they are cared for, and virtually never wear out. When you're preparing to install the tile flooring you will 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 wooden floors, carpet, or any existing floor coverings. Clean the subfloor it's free of debris and dust. Make sure the floor is tough and secure. 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 items that are such are not picked up by most trash services.
Utilize a chalk line to mark two lines that intersect in the middle of the area. Make certain that the lines are square to each other (90 degrees). Put a row of tiles along both lines on the floor that was dry. Look at just how the tiles are ordered; you want as many whole tiles in the centre as you possibly can. Fiddle with all the tile before you're pleased with the way they've been positioned.
Use thin set to hold your tiles in position. Use a notched trowel to spread the thin set. Distribute the thin-set only to as far as you are able to comfortably reach and place a tile. Install your tiles into the inset using a firm downward pressure. Remember to put spacers between the tiles. You're able to exploit on the tile on the corners gently to be certain that it's in place. The cut tiles and border tiles are installed last.