How To Install Oversized Floor Tiles

Old Light Floor Tile Against Dark Hardwood Flooring

A few days ago we provided a summary of the many articles we wrote about preparing both a previously tiled floor as well as one covered with linoleum for new oversized floor tiles. Today, we provide you with the listing of the articles, with many pictures, we wrote about the installation of oversized 24 inch by 24 inch floor tiles upon completing the many steps involved with first preparing both floors. As a reminder,our floor tiling project began with 23 year old tiled flooring in our … [Read more...]

Color Coordinating Floor Tiles

Grey Floor Tile Against Dark Brown Hardwood

In the previous article within our floor tile home renovation project, we showed the solution to finishing the entrance from the sunken living room to the newly tiled front hall. With most of the tile installation tasks completed, I wanted to show you what our new front foyer and adjoining room looks like with our new over-sized floor tile. Now, here are two before pictures showing the front hall with the 23 year old original floor tile first from the entrance to the house and second from … [Read more...]

Preparing Laundry Room Floor For Tiles – Part 1

Washer Dryer Area After Machines Moved

In our continuing series on floor tile installation in our front foyer and laundry room areas, we showed the result of removing the 23 year old tile from the front foyer floor. Today we look at the preparation of the linoleum covered floor of the adjacent laundry room which is to be covered by the same tile. Start at the beginning, right? So, first the washer and dryer were unhooked and placed in the garage. Then the door to the closet in the laundry room was removed and placed … [Read more...]

Bathroom Floor Tiling Project Using SnapStone Porcelain Floor Tiles

SnapStone Tiles Installed 1

Back in the spring we wrote a lengthy series of articles on our efforts to replace the carpet, yes I said carpet, in our physically challenged daughter's bathroom with floor tile. There was a lot of preparation needed to the sub-floor. This was not because of the nature of the floor tile we were using. Rather, it was because the under-floor needed a lot of work. As well there was existing tile underneath the toilet as well as a single row of tile on the floor by the back and the … [Read more...]

Bathroom Floor Tiling Project – SnapStone Floor Tile Installation Starts

Checking Level of Bathroom Floor

So far in this series of articles we have examined various aspects of how we prepared the floor in our bathroom to receive the SnapStone porcelain floor tile. This included the cutting the floor boards and screwing them into place. This also included checking once again that the floor was still level after the floor boards had been placed and screwed into position, as can be seen in the picture below: At this point in our home renovation project we are ready to start to install the … [Read more...]

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