Tiling Contractors Saco ME

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Faulkner Building Company
207-205-1537
119 Clarks Mills Rd.
Dayton, ME
Services
Home Remodeling

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RL Sanborn Masonry
(207) 479-7567
1124 Brighton Avenue
Portland, ME
 
Don Candage home improvement
(207)776-4250
16 lb orcutt blvd
Biddeford pool , ME
 
Uncommon Kitchen & Bath
(207) 899-9421
79 Ocean St
Portland, ME
 
Premier Home Improvement Inc
(207) 767-0817
23 Jessica Ln
Portland, ME
 
Fiddlehead Interiors
2078388062
110 Brook Road
Falmouth, ME

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EcoMaids of Casco Bay
877-979-0001
PO Box 6894
Portland, ME
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
380 ELM ST
Biddeford, ME

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Southern Maine Tile and Grout Cleaning, LLC
8669081023
57 Buchanan Street
South Portland, ME
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New World Kitchens
(207) 761-4561
79 Portland St
Portland, ME
 
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How Do I Install Ceramic Tile?

Answer:
Ceramic floor tile is available in many different styles

and colors, and if you take your time, it is a relatively easy job to do. The key is to have a solid underlayment, or they will crack easily.

The first step is to install cement boards over the subfloor by spreading carpenter’s glue on the back of the boards and pressing them into place. Every few feet on the surface of the board, use galvanized screws to secure the board into position. Lay the boards in staggered rows. Then, spread thinset mortar over the seams between the boards with a knife and spread them smooth. Allow this to set overnight.

Using a chalk line, lay a line across the middle of the floor in both directions to mark the center of the room. You should now have four sections in the room. In the corner of one of the sections, spread thinset mortar using your notched trowel. Now, press the first tile into place. Put spacers around the tile, and then continue to lay your tiles. After laying all the tile, remove the spacers and allow then to set overnight. Your partial tiles should go around the edges.

Your grout should be the consistency of thick mud, and you will want to spread it using a grout float. After it has sat in the cracks for a few minutes, use a damp sponge to wipe off the excess with a damp sponge. Let the grout sit for two days before using the floor.


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How to lay Ceramic Tiles?

Answer:
The act of laying the Ceramic Tiles on the floor

is a very attractive and durable alternative to other floor finishes and thus used widely in many homes and other buildings.

Ceramic tiles are present in wide range of colors and sizes to match the decor of the room. Ceramic Tiles are easy to install and provides years of maintenance free use. One can install the Ceramic Tiles by following the step-by-step procedure which is given below: -
(1) Prepare the sub-floor to create a leveled surface by laying down the ceramic tile backboards over the plywood.
(2) Decide on the color and size of the Ceramic Tiles and start the pattern that you like to be used at the entrance of the main door.
(3) Snap a chalk line perpendicular to the entrance that will act as a guideline.
(4) Now lay down the Ceramic Tiles without adhesive along the chalk line.
(5) If you are unable to put a complete tile at the end of the room, shift the row of tiles to achieve the equal borders on both the sides . Cut the Ceramic Tiles using tile cutter, or glass cutter, or tile saw, or tile nippers.
(6) Now lay down the first row of tiles using adhesive . Use spacer to evenly place the tiles. 
(7) Follow the same process for the second row and so on.

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