How often should tile floors need to be replaced?
If properly installed tile flooring can last a lifetime. Many of the current materials available today are a porcelain bodied tile that is very high on the hardness scale. The only reason to replace would be if the look of the tile is no longer in style but this is only on an aesthetic basis.
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If you're talking about a car battery - every five years or so. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I have had vehicle batteries last for 3.8 years / dead cell /replaced under battery warranty 8 years / weak when the weather turned …cold 6 and 1/2 years / dead cell ( original Motorcraft battery in myvehicle ) I'm still using my replacement Motorcraft battery ( since February2002 , now over 12 years , works fine ) * but that's not to say Igo somewhere and come out to find that I need a boost because thebattery has a dead cell (MORE)
\n. \n Answer 1 \n. \nHow often you should replace a roof depends on the type of roof. \n. \nAccording to Bobsroofing.com, estimates based on different types of roofs are:\n. \nShake/Wood Shingles: 20-25 years\nComposition Shingless: 12-20 years\nRock Roofs: 12-15 years\nMetal Roofs: 50-75 …years (MORE)
Rotor . Some rotors can be resurfaced and it is cheaper. Most brake shops prefer you buy rotors because there is a money factor and time involved. The cost of resurfacing a rotor is around $15.00 each. Rotors on some cars are as little as 25.00 each. Is that price difference worth safety? In m…ost cases the rotor has to come off of the car to be turned. There would be no change in labor to turn or replace. It actually takes longer to have your rotors turned. New ones are ready out of the box after cleaning them. Turning them takes 20 min. to a half hour each. Not good if your shop charges by time on the rack. At my shop, I prefer you buy new rotors because it is safer and the job is done right, the first time. . Hardly ever, unless the brake pads wear down to metal and damage it.Take it to a parts store and have them measure the thickness. You must not forget about heat. There is a lot of friction on the brakes after all, that is how they stop the car. One job of the rotors is to dissipate heat. Heat warps the rotors and also causes hard spots. Warped rotors will cause a pulsation in the brakes when they are applied. Rust is also a factor in replacing rotors. I have seen too many to count that have been rusted. I recommend every time you change pads or every other time at least. I know there is some expense there but, ask your self what is the cost of not stopping when you need to. (MORE)
Answer . \nSimple math. Measure the room in each direction. For example, if it is 12 feet long and 5 feet wide, the result of 12 X 5 = 60 square feet. You will want to add another ten to twenty percent for waste. So, by this example, you may need to figure 70 square feet and furnish that inf…ormation to the supplier of the new flooring you wish to have installed. (MORE)
\n. \n Answer \n. \nCheck your brakes every 6 months to see what type of wear and tear is happening. Of course if you hear a metal grinding or feel a shimmy in the front end have them checked at that time. Newer cars have sensors that indicate when brakes are bad. I usually have my brakes che…cked when I have my tires changed, about once a year. Depending on the amount of driving you do this could vary.\n. \n Answer \n. \nBrakes have a 'squeal' factor to them, also. If you hear a high pitched squeal when you step on the brakes, it is an indicator that they should be checked and probably replaced. Dealerships check the brakes at the same time they do tuneups. Next time you take the car in, ask for a list of the items they check at the tune up times. Most check every 15,000 miles, or about once a year. (MORE)
that depends on how often you drive. best way to determine if brakes need changing, is to look at brake fluid resevoir. if level is low, your linings are worn and either need replacing or renewing
Answer . \nDepending on the type of driving (city,highway) \nDepending on mileage usually around 50K\nWhen they are showing excessive wear (less than 2/32") of tread\nWhen sidewalls show wear
Most carpet will wear out after 5 to 15 years depending on the initial quality.
Tape around the old tile with gaffer tape to protect from any tool slipping. Use a mini grinder, cost Â£15 b&q, or hire for Â£8 a day hss hire. Carefully cut out the old grout, this takes a few minutes. Is very dusty, ensure room is well vented. Break out the cracked tile and remaining grout. Re…move the old thin set with a power hammer, again hire HSS Â£16 a day. This takes less than ten minutes per tile. Clean area thoroughly with vacuum cleaner. Use a pva sealer to reduce dusty concrete. You then have a sealed level surface to work on. Install the new tile using the appropriate thin set adhesive, buy ready mixed, is dearer but less time consuming, and make sure it is level with the surrounding tiles. Weigh down with a bottle of coke, a large book etc and post a large note to ensure no one steps on the tile. Use folded cardboard in the grout joints to hold tile in place on a temporary basis. When the adhesive is still damp any foot contact will break the seal then the new tile could become loose. After 24 hours grout the new tile. (MORE)
Answer . YES natural stone is porous and will stain unless it is properly sealed. Aside from staining, not sealing any natural stone tile can lead to mold and mildew growth, and the porous surface will attract moisture. There are cleaners to help with stains and moisture problems, but they d…o require work and patience.. Also, make sure you clean your tiles thoroughly before sealing!!! If not, you are sealing in dirt, fingerprints, smudges, possibly moisture, etc... Let the tiles dry out for a day or so: otherwise you are sealing in moisture. I usually recommend waiting 1 week after the tile has been installed and grouted before scrubing and sealing. (MORE)
tile should slope sightly down toward the drain and drain should be recessed slightly below the top of the tile
7 to 10 days. Method of testing: Duct tape plastic film to a 12"x12" place on the floor and if the plastic does not have any condensation and the concrete does not appear darker there after 24 hours, the concrete is dry enough. You can over spray it (seal it up), next day put flooring down.
About 15-20 years, then they begin falling off. They can be re-attached initially, but will continue falling off over the years.
Yes.. If it is a ceramic or porcelain tile you only need to seal the grout.. If you have a natural stone or quarry you need to seal the tile and the grout.. Generally when you install natural stone, you seal the tile before you grout. Otherwise the colorant in the grout will seep into the tile.. … If the floor is existing you would seal it all at once. Don't forget to use a stripper to remove any old sealer. Make sure the stripper is acceptable for the type of flooring you are sealing. Stone can be very delicate and damage easily. Vinegar can etch marble, granite, and travertine.. One last note, you get what you pay for with sealer. Invest in a good sealer and you will get much better, much longer results. (MORE)
Depending on the wear, tear, your carpet cleaning methods, and it's warranty, carpet should last aproximately 5 to 7 years.
Google "replacement floor tiles". Example of what may be found: www.stonelocator.com. or google "floor tile replacements" Examples found: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/skill-builder/0,,20057064,00.html
I install ceramic tile professionally in the Opelika, AL area.. An accurate estimate would be 99.36 tiles, but you need to add in 10% waste for straight lay and 15% for diagonal. You also need to take into account the size of your grout lines 1/8" 1/4" 1/2".. My recommendation get 115 tiles figure… out how many are in each box and get the closest to 115 and be sure to round up not down. Rather have too many tiles than not enough. If you have extra keep them in case you break some down the road.. Hope this was helpful. (MORE)
Depends on cleaning methods used after sealing. Strong cleaners may strip sealer or weaken them. You can test to see if the sealer is working by opening a bottle of water, fill the cap with some of the water and pour it on some of the areas you are concerned about. See if the water stays on top of t…he surface for 10 minutes. If so, it is good for a while. If it start seeping into the stone floor, then it time to clean and protect again. Sealer vary as far as how long they last also. Their are some that claims to seal for up 20 years. (MORE)
Moira is going to tile the bathroom floor She knows that the smaller the tiles are the more tiles she will need to cover the floor?
The number of tiles needed to cover the floor is a function of the size of the tiles
154 floor tiles. A tile measuring 12 inches on each side is one square foot, hence 154 square feet.
You should ask your dentist. You shouldn't need to replace your retainer at all unless it hurts, doesn't fit for some reason, or your orthodontist says to.
I've heard you should replace your pillow when you can bend it in half without it bending back.
You need 1 1/4" of subfloor. Typically it is 3/4" of plywood or OSB and 1/2" of mudbase or cement board.
If you are making straight cuts, there are tile cutters that score the surface and then snap the tile. . If you will be making any semi circles or cut outs, you will need a wet saw. Also a wet saw is much quicker.
If the floor finish in the room that the closet opens from is tile, and the base of the closet is at floor level, having the same floor finish in the closet is attractive and makes it easy to clean.
With a deep floor flange Or a wax seal with a horn and extra long Brass floor flange bolts
That would depend on what they are made of?? can you be more informative on what the composition is??
Concrete "Cures" instead of drying! In most cases a specification will call for 28 days as a Cure Period. During this cure time the intent is to maintain water inside the mix to allow for complete hydration of the key ingredient: Portland Cement! Complete hydration will result in the compressive str…ength achieving the mix design specifications. A mix for a home floor slab will be around 3-4,000 psi, where an industrial floor may be 8-10,000 psi. Curing membranes, evaporation retarders and wet curing blankets are all used to keep the surface of a concrete from allowing evaporation of the mix water out of the matrix. Premature evaporation of mix water causes shrinkage cracks and curling, that can ruin a slab. Consider use of a penetrating sealer as soon as possible after the finishing operation is completed. "Thumb Print Hard" is a rule of thumb for time. Temperature, humidity and wind speed [all affecting evaporation] may come into play, but generally speaking, as soon as possible. Use a sealer that doesn't form a film on the surface but rather wicks inside to form a solid inside the gel-pore/capillary system. This prevents evaporation, allows for complete hydration and curing without applying some compound that will have to be removed at a later date. The sealer should also warrant waterproofing of the slab and no adhesion problems of your tile set bond material. I use such a sealer that allows for painting or tile setting 48 hours after its application! This procedure will allow for a tile set or coating to be applied in about three days after your concrete was poured. This also prevents internal chemistry of the concrete from migrating up and out to the surfaces, where it can cause "Alkali Burn" of a coating or a dis-bond of a thin set material. Check with the specifier on your project to get a buy in on this product and procedure !! You may have to educate him ?? Otherwise you can waste 28 days waiting for the "Normal Time Period" and still have vapor emission problems with your slab because the gel-pores are still open and the slab was not waterproofed! (MORE)
3m * 3m = 300cm * 300cm = 90000 cm 2 Number of 50 cm 2 tiles required = 90000/50 = 1800
You can't answer how many tile you need since the size of the tile wasn't provided in the question. You will need 100 square feet of tile to cover the area and 10 square feet extra for cuts, breaks, and mistakes. Buy 110 square feet of tile.
The tiles do not have to be black, they just make it to be black.
First find how many square INCHES each tile has. 12x12 tile = 144 sq in (12times12) 16x16 tile = 256 sq in (16times16) Then divide 256 by 144 to find out how many square feet a 16x16 tile has...= 1.7777.. Then divide 5500 sq ft to 1.7777777... and you get 3093 pieces of 16x16 tile to cover 5…500 sq ft. Add 5% extra for waste (could be 10% etc, ..depends on many factors). Good luck ! have-a-wonderful-home.com (MORE)
You should buy 122 sq ft of tile. Since a 12" x 12" tile are 1 sq ft you will need 122.
You could paint it black or make it green and black stripes or white and green stripes. or if you really love green paint it green or just keep it white well you don't have to listen to me ask a friend.
Norman is replacing his kitchen floor with tiles that are 1 feet square His kitchen is 15 feet long and 12 feet wide How many tiles does he need?
To figure that out you simply multiply: 15ft x 12ft = 180ft 2 And divide: 180ft 2 / 1ft 2 = 180 Norman needs 180 tiles .
that question depends on how big your tiles are and how big your floor is
Stent replacement is recommended approximately every six months; more often in patients who form stones.
you will bust it up & remove & drop a new one in it's place.. That is the short answer. The grout will have to removed as well & breaking tile & flying grout can be dangerous on your eyes & ears, fingers & toes, so make sure you wear safety glasses, hearing protection & gloves & shoes are nice in th…e workplace too. Please understand that you will need to remove enough of the old thinset/ to put more in to hold the new tile & the grout will never match..NEVER! so while you will get rid of a crack the new tile will not match the old & the new grout will not either... good luck.. (MORE)
The great majority of cars probably go to the auto salvage lots with their original thermostats intact, especially the very well engineered and built ones (and the Honda Civic qualifies). In short, the thermostat is a good example of "if it ain't broke, don't fix it". If the engine begins to overhea…t - or never gets to normal operating temperature - and coolant levels are normal, a bad 'stat is the first thing to suspect, of course. But on today's vehicles, it's a rare occurrence. (MORE)
There are a few different times when you should probably change your curtains. If you are updating your home, or a specific room, curtains are a relatively inexpensive way to make a statement in a room. If you are not updating, but would like a change in general then curtains are a great place to …start. I would also recommend curtains if they are showing signs of wear or have faded from the sun. (MORE)
It depends on the size of the tile. You would need 392 12 x 12s. Get extra for breakage.
If you are installing a floating laminate floor, you can easily put it right over the tile.
The sub floor should not be a problem if it hasn't been one for other reasons. What is most important is the installation of cement board over the sub floor to keep the tile and grout from cracking. Most marble tile used in residential buildings is not so heavy as to create weight issues.
Shocks are oil filled, so if you see oil on the shock body or drips on the ground, replace immieditly. Other than that, it's really hard to say since the way a shock dampens degrades slowly over time and is not noticed. Also, the type of vehicle and the way it's used will also contribute to the shoc…ks life. If you are in doubt, take it to your favorite mechanic and ask his advice. (MORE)
Measure the length and width of the room in feet. If the length and or width is not an even multiple of the size of the tiles, then move that measurement up to the next even multiple. For example, if you are using 12" tile, and the length is 56", then move it up to 60", because you will have to cut …the tile and waste the extra. Multiply the length X width to get square feet. (MORE)
Assuming you mean 12 square foot tiles and this is going to be a perfect fit: You need to find the area: A = w * h = 6 * 8 = 48 sq ft Divide the area (A) by the area of the tiles: 48 sq ft / 12 sq ft = 4 The answer is four tiles.
Having tiles untold bathrooms I always do the floor LAST this saves dropping tiles etc on to the nice new expensive tile. However, when tiling the walls first leave out the bottom row of wall tile (here you can place your straight edge datum, put in the floor tile then set that last row of wall tile… and leave a 1/8" gap between the floor and wall tiles and fill with same water proof grout as the floor tiles have (MORE)
There are a variety of retail locations and online stores that sell replacement garage floor tiles. Home Depot, Lowe's, and Amazon, for example, each sell this item.
You will need 250 tiles. First, you must calculate how many square feet there are in each tile: 20" X 20" = 400 square inches per tile. One square foot = 144 square inches (12" X 12" = 144 square inches) So, 400 square inches per tile divided by 144 square inches per foot = 2.778. That means there …are 2.778 square feet per tile. Now you can calculate how many tiles you need to cover 660 square feet: 660 square feet divided by 2.778 square feet per tile = 237.58 tiles. However, in practice, you will also need about 5% for waste (cuts, breakage or defective tiles) - so add that amount: 237.58 X 1.05 = 249.46 tiles. Round up, and you will need at least 250 tiles. If you're doing a patterned design or laying tiles on the diagonal, you'll want to increase your waste factor a little bit. Typically, folks will just round pieces up to the next full box of tiles. (MORE)
The amount of tiles needed to cover a floor will depend on the sizeof the floor.