Put Wood Flooring Over Tile - Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring is very durable and an excellent investment in your house. Tiles will last forever when they have been looked after, and practically never wear out. If you are getting ready to install 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, lots of water, eye protection, thin set, buckets, hammer, notched trowel, and nails.
Eliminate, carpeting, or wooden floors. Clean the subfloor it's free of dust and debris. Make sure the flooring is stable and tough. Install cement backer board onto the flooring that was stabilized and the backer board in with 2 inches, at every floor joist screw galvanized screws. The old flooring will need to be disposed of, and most trash services don't pick up items that are such.
Make use of 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). Set spacers between the tiles, leaving enough room. Look at how the tiles are ordered; you want as many whole tiles in the centre as you can. Before you're happy with the way they may be positioned fiddle with the tile.
Use set to hold your tiles set up. Utilize a notched trowel. Disperse the thin-place just to as far as you can comfortably reach and put a tile. Install your tiles into the inset with a strong downward pressure. Remember to put spacers involving the tiles. It's possible for you to tap the tile on the corners gradually to make sure that it is in place. Border tiles and the cut tiles are installed last.