Thermotile Electric Radiant Floor Tile Heating System - Porcelain tile flooring or ceramic is very durable and an excellent investment in your house. Tiles never wear out, and almost will continue forever when they're cared for.
You will need to remove all the molding and baseboards. Remove, carpeting, or wooden floors. Clean the subfloor making sure it is free of dust and debris. Make sure that the flooring is sturdy and secure. Install cement backer board onto the flooring that was stabilized and at every floor joist screw, the backer board in with 2 inches galvanized screws. The old flooring will have to be disposed of, and most rubbish services don't pick up things that are such.
Use a chalk line to mark two lines that intersect in the centre of the area. Ensure that the lines are square to each other (90 degrees). Look at just how the tiles are ordered; you want as many entire tiles in the centre as you can. Until you are content with the way they can be placed fiddle with the tile.
Use set to hold your tiles in position. Utilize a notched trowel to spread the thin set. Disperse the thin-set only to as far as you can reach and lay a tile. Install your tiles into the inset with a strong downward pressure. Remember to put spacers between the tiles. You're able to exploit the tile on the corners gradually to make sure that it is in place. Start in the center and work out to the walls. The cut tiles and border tiles are installed.