How to Install Thin Tile?

Answer Installing tile is one component of a home makeover. Tile adds full coverage to floors with durability and color that makes the room like new. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to insta... Read More »

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The cost to install a tile floor for 1000 sq ft if the tile is 2.00 a tile?

If the price is $2 a tile it depends on the size of the tile. If the tile is 12 in by 12 in then it would be $2 sq ft. If they tile is 6 in by 6 in it would be $8 a sq ft. If you are installing it ... Read More »

When you lay tile how high is the thin set?

The thickness of thinset used when laying tile depends on the size of the tile and whether it is on the wall or floor. Several different trowel sizes are available. Choose one that is meant for you... Read More »

Can you just use thin set right on the plywood floor and then tile?

No. A subfloor needs to be 1 1/4" thick. Ceramic needs an extremely stable substrate. When thinset is added to the floor the water in the mixture weakens the plywood. Any flex in a subfloor will ca... Read More »

How Do I Cover Tile Countertops With Thin Quartz?

Replacing an old, worn-out countertop with a quartz compound surface is an excellent way to update your kitchen or bath. Various manufacturers offer quartz surfaces, which mimic the look of granite... Read More »