Can you install wall tile on the floor?
It is certainly possible to tile a floor, but bear in mind, there is much more pressure placed on the floor than on the walls, and floor tile must be laid over a solid cement base, otherwise it is going to crack.
wall tiles are used on walls. floor tiles are used on floors. if you want to interchange. you can make the wall tile as floor tile and vice-versa
I have never covered up floor tile before without removing the old tile but I have covered up an old back splash with new wall tile and did nothing to go over it just used the white pre mixed wall glue to install the tile right over top with no issues.
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
It is called a cove tile. It has a little curve at the bottom to connect to the floor tiles.
I would not recommend it. It will not bond properly. You will have to install an appropriate sub-floor, then install the tile on that
First you have to add a staircase. then you must press the "move up floor" button then put a wall around the second floor on top of the first floor wall. then you place in floor tile. You might have to put in floor tile before the wall. You can always change the kind of floor tile later. I hope i helped.
Can you install tile over finished oak hardwood floor. My wife wants a ceramic tile doorway entrance to our already existing oak floor. Can I install the tile directly to the finished oak floor?
You can glue the tile down, only concern is there enough room for the door to clear the tile?
Very Carefully !
Floor tile are always thicker and the clay the tile is made from on the back of the tile will be dark. I'm sure that's right but can't back it up with proof.
If it sits over a cement floor, then no. If it is a nailed down floor, then you can, but you still have to install a cement board.
teja (on roof); baldosa (on floor); azulejo (on wall)
You should install the tile floor first. Install tiles on the entire floor, even under where the vanity will go.
You use a regular wall tile adhesive like Ecobond
Yes, but you should you use an adhesive that is ductile
I will not explain exactly how to tile but i will tell you that your floor has to be very flat, an 18" tile is harder to install when there are crowns in floor they are not as forgiving as a 12 or 13" tile and you will have unacceptable lippage in your 18" tile, for installing go to john bridges website.
Ceramic Tile Wall.
There are many practical and creative ways to use leftover vinyl floor tile. One can use leftover vinyl floor tile as pieces of art for a wall, as well as for furniture decorations and additions.
Use Mapie Unibond tile adhesive.
yes, but it will slide over the years so I would not
The floor you can install on top of the radiant heat is Tile and hardwood floor.
Generally, in the 4'-5' from floor range.
I wouldn't recommend it. Most wall tiles are very smooth and wouldn't have any grit for the thin-set to adhere to.
Yes. I have done it. First have the hardwood floor installed. After the hardwood floor is installed have the tile installer install the tile. The reason for this is that the hardwood is very firm and has little room for adjustment. An excellent tile installer can adjust the height of the tile to be flush and level with the hardwood floor with little or no seem. When its done it looks beautiful.
You could but it's not advisable Wall tile adhesive is thicker so it won't run down the wall and the tiles are less likely to slip ANS 2 - I have done this a few times. If you use tile spacers, no problem.
Yes ANS 2 - I would only do that as a repair or an emergency. Floor tiles generally need a heavier and denser glue as they are being walked on - wall tile has no such stresses. ( -I have done lots of both types )
Yes, you can use floor tile on the wall. It can be heavy, but if you use a high quality latex fortified thin set (NOT mastic) you should have no issues. It also should be put onto cement board for best results. In the past using floor tile on the wall was an issue because trimpieces were not easily available. With trends changing, you are seeing more with bullnose and you can always use ceramic… Read More
I have done this and I always have the hardwood installed first. Then I install the ceramic tile. To protect the hardwood floor from getting grout or glue on it I cover the hardwood floor with a soft cover (to prevent scratches) and tape it down. Then place a plastic cover over the hardwood. Then I can install the ceramic tile at the edge of the hardwood creating hardly or no seem and level with… Read More
There are a variety of choices. Determined by preference and asthetics, one might opt for indoor/outdoor carpet or ceramic tile. if you decide to install ceramic tile make sure that you use one that is grade 6 because is ready for winter,and make sure is a floor tile, many people put wall tile on the floor and the is not the right choice, also try tu use a good bonding thin set.and if you get… Read More
Floor tile really can't be. There are companies that epoxy wall tile and tubs. This process doesn't have a lot of long term durability.
tile is usually 12"x12", but you need to factor in the cost of grout and labor if you are not doing it yourself. $2.75/tile x 528 tiles = $1452 install @ $5-10/SF = $3000-5000 depending on conditions and material required
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
You can install the vanity first. Then, install the tile up to the vanity and around the pipe for the toilet. Then, install the toilet. That way, you do not have to replace the tile should you ever have to replace the toilet.
Where in Florida is the requirement listed to put in sound proofing when you install tile on a 2nd floor condo?
Common courtesy for your downstairs neighbor dictates that you install soundproofing with your tile installation. Review your governing documents where you may find the requirement that install such soundproofing.
No. If you want to lay tile on top of anything other than concrete, you need to install a backer board like Hardi Backer. If the laminate floor is a floating floor (ie: Pergo) then you will have to take that all up first and then install your backer board. If you don't install a backer board and the sub floor underneath the tile is able to expand/contract or shift, the tile may break and… Read More
Possibly, you should speak to the manufacturer or check their website as there might be good reasons why it is qualified as wall only. 1)The glaze might not be strong enough for flooring and could wear off. 2)Since this is a ceramic wall tile it could crack when used on the floor.
a beige or off white color.
yes you can, it may be a little over kill but it will work
The difference is a tile finisher preps the floor/wall or any thing that the tile is going to be put on and a tile setter is the man or woman that sets the tile in place wear they need to be...just a quick basic run down .!
Technically you could but it is never reccomended. If the old floor is uneven, loose, or cracked, it will cause your new floor to pop up with loose tiles and even crack. If you do not want to remove your old tile you can try laying a cement board directly over the old tile and then laying the new tile on top of that. You can always consult with tile contractors if you run into… Read More
There is no reason to wax a tile floor.
As long as it is not natural stone only the grout must be sealed.
There are many places you can buy floor tile adhesive online and offline. Many DIY shops and floor tile suppliers sell floor tile adhesive instore and online.
Bullnose ceramic tile trim is a trim that lines the tiles of your floor or wall. This trim has a bit of a curve to it, which is where the name bullnose comes from.
Improper installation. You must install cement board over the sub floor before you tile. If the tile was glued to plywood which is not waterproof, the plywood will absorb moisture which will cause the grout to crack and deteriorate
Depends on the work. Different price for wall and floor
it looks like a tile floor with black and white
It is best to remove the vinyl tile. If it is not on cement and is on wood you can install cement backer board. Be sure to put thin set under the board. If you spend the money and time to install ceramic tile and the vinyl tile comes loose all that $ is down the drain What is the best tile cement to use and this cement tile can be installed on vinyl tile… Read More
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.
what is the waste allowance with floor tile
cost to remove tile floor