Patterned ceramic floor tile – Create an attractive and durable floor with ceramic tiles. Installation takes special production methods to achieve a professional “job well done.” When installing ceramic tile, you have to clean and check the smoothness of the subfloor. One advantage of choosing patterned ceramic floor tile is its abundant variety of style, design and color. Do-it-yourself installation will save a lot of money by not hiring a contractor to lay ceramic tiles.
Remove everything from the concrete floor. Sweeping the floor with a push broom to remove dust, dirt and other small particles. For concrete subfloors, wash the surface with a clean mop and a mild detergent. Rinse the concrete with clean water to remove soap residue. Wait overnight for the concrete to dry.
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Mix the leveling compound in a large bucket as instructed. Pour the leveling compound mix of the selected, low points. Let association mix to move and level on their own for two minutes. Rent a floor sander from the local hardware store. Include specific wheels to the floor grinder and grind down the high spots until they are level with the surrounding floor. Vacuum sanding dust from the floor with a shop vacuum.
Mix tile thinnest mortar in a large bucket and add water according to package directions. Spread thinnest mortar on the concrete floor using a trowel. Set the first patterned ceramic floor tile in the corner where the lines intersect, gently twisting the tray that you place on the thinnest. Add tile spacers around the ceramic tiles to create even joints.