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Tips for ceramic tile flooring


Posted May 2, 2014 by tomjones
Tile flooring is common in modern houses. Tiles have many advantages to a house and make the floor of the house to look presentable, smart and clean.
 

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Pressnews.biz (Press Release) May 2, 2014 -- Tile flooring is common in modern houses. Tiles have many advantages to a house and make the floor of the house to look presentable, smart and clean. There are different types of tiles that are sued for tiling and the most common ones are the ceramic tiles. Residents of Dewsbury can use Electrician Dewsbury experts to tile their houses or they can do it themselves. There are several tips of ceramic tile flooring that can be followed by individuals to do the tiling on their own. These tips are also applied by Tiling Dewsbury experts when carrying out tiling work. These tips are easy to follow and quite simple. They make tiling easy and affordable to residents of Dewsbury.

One of the tips of tiling is use of bigger tiles. Even though bigger does not necessarily mean better, it is easier to use. Big tiles are easier to install than smaller ones. Large tiles are commonly used for bathrooms and kitchens and smaller tiles for floors. Electrician Dewsbury experts always choose small patterns when tiling the floor because smaller tiles take a longer time to set and install. Another important tip is that the subfloor should be flat to allow easy and successful installation. Tiling Dewsbury experts recommend the use of a self-leveling subfloor compound to level the floor and make installation of tiles easy. Another tip is using a certain type of triangle to square the room. A square room is easy to mark and measure and allow the tiles to be set and installed proportionally and accurately.

Another important tip is to use a thin-set to keep the tiles on the floor. You should not apply a thick-set that will make the work look untidy but rather make use of a sticky situation. A thin-set will keep the tiles on the floor and at the same time reduce any imperfections during tiling. Electrician Dewsbury experts can help in leveling the subfloor and mixing a thin-set that is enough for the estimated installation period. You can then apply the thin-set on your own and set the tiles after the leveling and mixing has been done for you. There are different types of thin-sets available for different kinds of tiling. Tiling Dewsbury experts recommend the use of latex modified thin-sets which only needs water to mix properly. If the subfloor is not well leveled then the thin-set can be added a little more on one side or remove a little on one side to make the floor straight and leveled.

A very important tip that should be taken seriously by anyone doing tiling is never to rush yourself to do a poor job. It is advisable to take time and do a great job. Electrician Dewsbury experts always advice their clients to work a small area and not rush to ensure they get everything right. It is also very important to test for waterproof because tiles are not one hundred percent moisture barrier. Tiling Dewsbury experts always keep extra tiles rather than throwing them away when working for a client.

Electrician Dewsbury http://www.adwelectricalleeds.co.uk experts can do thin-set mixing and subfloor leveling for clients. Tiling Dewsbury http://www.adwelectricalleeds.co.uk/bathroom-installation-tiling either do tiling for their clients or give them tips on how to do the tiling on their own.
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Last Updated : May 2, 2014

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