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  1. Flooring
    We're having an ant issue that has to do with our flooring. They are coming in through a crack between the patio door and where the tile grout ends (see photo). Should we fill this floor crack with something - or could that ruin the tile if it gets too cold and expands? I don't want to ruin...
  2. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    Hi all, I am getting ready to do a LOT of tiling on a large remodel. I have never done any tiling and after several days of reading info online my brain is turning to mush. The answers on this forum seemed to be some of the most helpful and clear, so....any opinions on which tools and...
  3. Tiling, ceramics, marble
    I am replacing the flooring in my home office with Trafficmaster Allure Tiles. I've removed the old carpet, pad, tack strips, staples and tacks from the plywood subfloor. The surface of the plywood is dented, rough, and uneven. Also, some of the edges of the 4x8 sheets were "raised" (or...
  4. Flooring
    I want to lay 12x12 porcelain tile in my utility room that has a concrete slab floor. The concrete is 3/4 inch lower than the top of the backerboard under the matching tile in the adjoining kitchen. The kitchen tile is on 3/4 inch plywood, thin set, hardie board, thin set and then tile. I need...
  5. Flooring
    Hello, I am removing my laminate floors and underneath is perfectly level VCT tile - no bubbling, undulating etc..as flat and level as it gets. I have consulted with many contractors and some say I can install 3/8in porcelain tile right over the VCT with Versabond fortified thin-set . Some say...
  6. Flooring
    I have a 54" opening where the Tile in the hall is 1 & 3/8" higher than the existing solid wood floor, in the dining room. Both areas are already installed and a transition was never used. I have been unable to locate a Transition piece that fits these dimensions. Nothing this high. There used...
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