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Tile installation is beautiful and economical when you hire National Floors. Whether your choice is stone, ceramic or porcelain, your tile installation can begin today.
With tile being a billion dollar industry, it shouldn't surprise you that it is over a thousand years old in practice. It's obvious by now, tile installationis here to stay. Tile installation will always be fashionable because of it's ability to bring the combination of beauty and durability into your home. Manufacturers of tile are making it more and more affordable. Regardless of whe ther it is indoor work or outdoor installation, we can help you with your project.
Follow these simple steps to Tile installation Satisfaction.
- Have one of our Contractors over to evaluate the project area.
- Receive detailed measurements from the contractor.
- Order your tile
- Schedule a start date
- Watch us work while you relax.
- Smile and enjoy the results!
What we would like to know ahead of time is whether you are installing over a slab or sub-floor. If it is a slab, you save money on materials. If we are talking sub-floor, then a cement board needs to be installed under the tile. What is the purpose of the cement board? Simply to create a more stable foundation as to not let th e grout crack and the tile chip/crack as well. Ask about our "Bathroom" special. You won't believe what you hear. Tile cracked or chipped and need repair? We can help.
Tips of the trade
- Tip #1- If you are installing glass tile, always use white thin-set as not to offset and darken the glass color.
- Tip #2- Always buy more tile than you need. You will almost always have broken or chipped tiles upon delivery. Any reasonable tile distributor will accept the broken tile for return.
- Tip #3-Never install tile directly over a wooden sub-floor unless you want it to crack.
Question recently posted:
How thick should I make my thin-set?
Honestly, the question is vague. Since every manufacturer of thinset may have a different idea of what is correct, we highly suggest you read the directions and use the suggested trowel to apply the correct amount of product. Typically, applying thin-set over concrete requires a different water to thinset mixture.