Can you install ceramic floor tiles over linoleum?
You shouldn't. You need a surface that will allow the adhesive to make a good bond to.
There are different types, read the instructions for the one you buy and apply it to the recommended sub floor.
Floor tiles are tiles made for use on a floor. They can be made of ceramic, terra-cotta, linoleum, vinyl and other materials. Ceramic tiles are a type of tile made from hardened materials (like clay). People put ceramic tiles everywhere - around the bathroom, kitchen, pools, etc.
You could, but I wouldn't recommend it. You would have to fill all the grout lines with floor leveler and a tile floor is not smooth. Some of the edges would show through the linoleum.
There are a variety of types of ceramic tiles on the market today. There are linoleum, platinum, glass, limestone, gravel, and pewter stones. You can purchase ceramic tiles at Home Depot.
as much as ceramic or porcelain tiles
Ceramic tiles are normally laid on a cement base. If the floor has any flexibility at all, the tiles will wind up cracking. But if you do have to install tiles on top of wood, then yes, the wood has to be sealed because the grout is mixed with water, which can damage unsealed wood.
The difference between ceramic and porcelin floor tiles is ceramic tyles are make of ceramic and porcelin tiles are made of porcelin. They both come in various sizes and styles. Ceramic tyles are usually better for floors and porcelin tiles are usually better for walls and showers.
tiling new ceramic tiles on a home
First you have to pull up the old flooring. Once you have the old flooring up you have to put the tile glue on the floor, and place the tile on top of it. Then you have to grout in between each of the tiles. When you get to the edges you will have to cut the tiles to fit.
yes you can but it is not recommended to install ceramic tiles over vinyl
You can buy mortar that works on old vinyl floors. But I wouldn't recommend it. Assuming that you are going over OLD vinyl floor, you also have to assume that the glue holding the vinyl floor down is OLD and probably failing. Keeping that in mind, if you go directly over the vinyl floor, you are basically asking the OLD, possibly failing glue to hold down not only the vinyl it was originally holding in… Read More
Ceramic floor tiles can be bought at brick and mortar retailers such as Tile Choice, or online at retailers such as Amazon or perhaps even on eBay for a good deal.
you use a tape
Organic mastic adhesive is primaly used for ceramic tiles, both for floor and wall installations. Nowadays there is a huge variety of adhesives on the market, but mastic is the best choice for ceramic tiles.
Ceramic tiles have a grout "gap" but vinyl tiles shouldn't have a gap.
I prefer Ceramic Floor Tiles. Ceramics score high on the ease-of-maintenance, but they are not nearly as comfortable to bare feet as vinyl, or as easy to install. They offer a great look, however they are available in a variety of beautiful finishes, textures, and patterns. When protected with a high-grade glaze, ceramic tile will resist wear and scratches.
Floor tiles Install Absolutely Flat.
You should install the tile floor first. Install tiles on the entire floor, even under where the vanity will go.
If they are ceramic tiles and this is the adhesive used to bond them, instructions will be on the container.
Probably, it depends on how thick the tiles are. But after awhile they will crack from the weight put on it.
The easiest vinyl floor tiles to install are the type called "peel and stick" tiles. These tiles come pre-cut so there is less measuring and little cutting. The backing peels off and the tiles can then be placed on the floor.
If you have never installed a ceramic tile floor before, I would highly recommend hiring a professional to do it for you. If you don't want to do that, companies that sell ceramic tiles, such as www.BuyTile.com, can probably advise you on the best way to do it yourself. For example, site's FAQ even includes advice on hiring someone to do the installation. Good luck!
This process can be done but it is involved and will take some time. First, clean the existing floor. Then lay down and secure a moisture barrier. Then you can install the flooring. However, prior to laying out the floor make sure that you allow the laminate flooring to acclimate to the climate of the house to ensure that it takes well.
with jif cream and scrubbing brush
No, slate requires a mud bed or cement board subfloor.
No, ceramic is a glazed product. It has no pores and would not allow the varnish to adhere the the surface.
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… Read More
Ceramic tile I assume? They are grouted together to bond the tiles together and to seal the floor so that dirt does not get between the tile.
Can you and should you are two different things. You could, but you wouldn't be happy with your results. It's always best to remove all old floor covering prior to installing new ceramic tiles. Whether you buy expensive tile or find cheap ceramic tile for sale, you always want a clean and solid surface to start with.
Not directly as the ceramic tiles will soon show through the vinyl flooring. If the ceramics are laid on a wooden floor, you must take up the tiles and overboard with 6mm plywood. If the tiles are on a concrete floor, you can leave them down and lay a latex screed on top to provide you with a smooth floor for your vinyl
That would depend on whether they are ceramic tiles or more vinyl tiles.
It is not always a good idea to lay granite tiles over the existing ceramic tile flooring. Why? The old ceramic tile flooring would have already aged and lost the strength. Since the flooring would have developed cracks and got loosened at many places. In order to lay granite tiles newly over the ceramic tiles, you need to prepare the surface by making it it rough for bondage of mortar, which again further weakens the… Read More
You can lay tiles again but make sure you buy proper mortar. You can install any kind of floating floor such as laminate, engineering wood, interlocking vinyl tile. Your main concern should be structural integrity of existing floor, if its not falling you can do pretty much anything
Ceramic tile is very rigid, it can't bend - so it needs a very solid base. If it's laid on a base that can move/flex, like a wooden floor, then it's a high risk that the tiles will crack.
Look at your kitchen floor. Many linoleum floor tiles are 1 square foot in area. One foot on each side. ■
What adhesive is used on ceramic floor tiles to prevent tile cracking when there is a crack on cement floor?
Green screed by BAL
Ceramic tiles are not typically adhered to ceramic tiles. If you are set on this course of action, try epoxy.
There are a few uses for Ceramic art Tiles that a person could have. The first is to use them to add accent to a tile floor. The next is to use them as art work for a desk or wall.
Yes, but it would have to be floating engineered wood.
NO, this should not be done . Ceramic flooring needs a solid base
Ceramic Tile Installation is not at all as hard as it may look. Simply find the measurements of the room for which you will install the Ceramic Tile, and go out to any of your local hardware stores and buy the tiles that fit you best. All you have to do is simply peel off the sticker on the tile, and just lay it neat and flat on your floor.
The ceramic tiles are created from clay while the vitrified tiles are made by fusing silica and clay.
One can learn how to install ceramic tiles from the following links: DIY Network, How Stuff Works, Family Handyman, Home Time, Lowes, Home Depot, Wiki How.
Ceramic floor tiles need an acrylic fortified thinset. The acrylic can be added as a liquid or can be already in the mix. There are premixed thinsets available on the market. These are not preferable since they are often not as strong. _________________________________________________________________________________ The cement used for fixing ceramic tiles is white cement or ordinary portland cement. The white cement gives better bonding than the ordinary cement. The use of white cement will not be… Read More
Ceramic tiles are supposed to be more easily damaged, but both can break if hit hard enough. You'll probably be happiest choosing whichever you like best. Make sure to buy some extras to replace broken tiles.
You need to measure your wall/floor accurately to work out the square footage of tiles needed. Your tile supplier will be able to work this out for you if you take along your measurements. Your walls/floor will then need to be clean and free of old tile adhesive. You may need to install a new hardboard floor to cover old floorboards. Use a spirit level then starting from the longest straightest part begin to install… Read More
Yes. The vinyl has to be specially cleaned and treated in order for the adhesive to stick. Special products and instructions are available at most home improvement stores.
What is under the linoleum? If it is stuck down well, you can put new tiles on there once. However, if you get to "the bottom of things," you may be able to fill in any dips in the floor and correct any other issues that will make your vinyl tiles look even better. It will take elbow grease and a crowbar and some major adhesive remover to take off the linoleum, but it can… Read More
How much 16x16 of ceramic tile is required to cover a 170 square foot kitchen floor
How many 9 inch square floor tiles are needed to cover a rectangular floor that measures 144 inches by 180 inches?
2880 exactly, but if this is ceramic tiles you have to account for grout lines. extras would be recommended