Black Marble Self Adhesive Floor Tiles - Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring is extremely durable as well as an excellent investment in your home. Tiles never wear out, and almost will continue forever when they have been cared for. When you are getting ready 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, lots of water, eye protection, thin set, pails, hammer, notched trowel, and nails.
Remove, carpeting, or wooden floors. Clean the subfloor it's free of dust and debris. Make sure that the floor is stable and sturdy. Install cement backer board onto the stabilized floor and at every floor joist screw, the backer board in with 2 inches galvanized screws. The old flooring will need to be disposed of, and most rubbish services don't pick up things that are such.
Work with a chalk line to indicate two lines that intersect in the middle of the area. Make sure the lines are square to each other (90 degrees). Put spacers between the tiles, leaving enough room. Look at just how the tiles are ordered; you want as many whole tiles in the middle as you possibly can. Before you are satisfied with the way they're placed, fiddle with the tile.
Use thin set to hold your tiles in place. Utilize a notched trowel to spread the thin set. Disperse the thin-place only to as far as you can reach and lay 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 gradually to be certain that it is in place. Start in the centre and work out to the walls. Border tiles and the cut tiles are installed last.