Seal Tile Floor Porcelain - Ceramic or porcelain tile flooring is very durable and an excellent investment at home. Tiles will last forever if they are cared for, and practically never wear out. If you are getting ready to put in 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, plenty of water, eye protection, thin set, pails, hammer, notched trowel, and nails.
You'll need to remove all of the molding and baseboards. Remove wooden floors, carpeting, or any existing floor coverings. Clean the subfloor making sure it is free of dust and debris. Make sure the floor is secure and tough. The old flooring should be disposed of, and such items are not picked up by most garbage services.
Utilize a chalk line to indicate two lines that intersect in the centre of the area. Be sure the lines are square to every other (90 degrees). Put spacers between the tiles, leaving enough room for the grout. Look at how the tiles are arranged; you want as many whole tiles in the middle as you possibly can. Until you are pleased with the way they are positioned fiddle with all the tile.
Use thin set to hold your tiles in position. Use a notched trowel. Distribute the thin-place merely to as far as you are able to comfortably reach and place a tile. Install your tiles into the inset with a strong downward pressure. Remember to put spacers between the tiles. It's possible for you to harness the tile gradually to make certain that it is in place. Begin in the center and work out to the walls. Border tiles and the cut tiles are installed.