How to Lay Ceramic Floor Tile in a Utility Room Floor With a Dished Drain?

Answer Laying a ceramic floor in a utility room that contains a drain is the same process as tiling the floor of the shower. You tile floor all around the drain first, then use a cardboard template to tra... Read More »

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How to Lay Ceramic Floor Tile on a Sloped Floor Drain?

When you're tiling a floor with a drain in it (whether it's a shower floor, utility room or other setting) you should first lay out the tile grid as if there isn't a drain there. That way, you can ... Read More »

Does a ceramic tile floor make a room colder?

Ceramic tile increases a floor's thermal mass. Tile absorbs heat, stores it and releases it later. In the summer, tile cools at night and releases that coolness by day. In winter, warmed by the sun... Read More »

Can you install a wood floor over an existing ceramic tile floor?

Answer No. Generally wood flooring needs to be nailed down. You may be able to get away with installing a floating laminate floor over the tile, but I would check with the maker of the laminate flo... Read More »

Will a ceramic tile floor make a basement floor cold?

According to Ceramic Tile and Stone Consultants, ceramic tiles respond to temperatures, and even expand and contract as temperatures change. Since temperatures underground are cooler, tile on a bas... Read More »