How to Install Ceramic Tile

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Prepare Your Subfloor For Ceramic Tile Installation

Whether you install tile over a slab, plywood subfloor or directly over an existing floor, you should always make sure the surface has been cleaned.

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Cut Your Tiles

There are several tools available for installing tile and cutting ceramic and stone. Most of these can be rented for a very reasonable price at most home centers and rental yards.

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Set Thinset Mortar

To install tile and set the floor, you will need to purchase thin set. Thin set is available by the bag and looks similar to cement.

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Add A Heated Tile Floor System

It's now easier than ever to turn cold ceramic tile luxuriously warm with a floor warming system.

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How to Lay Tile

Find out how to lay tile with our easy guide. Tile layouts can be complicated but this should help you quickly find out how to do it. Online tools to help you lay tile correctly are also available.

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Free Online Videos

8 videos from the Tile Doctor outlining the best methods for installing ceramic tile and stone. View these videos to help you install tile like TheTileDoctor! All available at no cost.

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Apply Tile Grout

To grout the ceramic tile, you will need a grout float. Take a glob of grout and spread it over the grout lines.