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Q: We plan to lay a new kitchen floor in our lake house. We purchased peel-and-stick tile, hoping we can lay them right over the existing vinyl tile. How should we prep the floor before installing? A: Although it’s possible to lay vinyl tile directly over some existing floors, such as wood and sheet vinyl, we strongly encourage you to […]
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When it comes to vertical tile installations, careful layout and attention to detail are key to a successful project.
For those new to laying tile, the temptation is to pick the straightest wall and start laying the floor along it. While that may work with other flooring materials, tiles must begin from the center of the room. This gives you plenty of space to work outward to the walls and ensure a symmetrical pattern. The first and foremost rule […]