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Why Ceramic Tiles are better for Older Floors

Did you know that installing ceramic tile over already existing vinyl actually works just fine? There has been a myth within the industry for quite some time that installing ceramic tile over already existing vinyl can actually be dangerous for the floors. This could not be farther from the truth. However, any surface that is going to be used for the installation of ceramic tiles has to be treated in a certain way. If it is not treated in a certain way, you are most definitely going to be running into some trouble down the road. There are number of surface preparations that need to be conducted prior to installing any kind of ceramic tile.

Ceramic tile can be installed over a number of different services including linoleum in vinyl. Tile can also be installed over plywood, wallboard, and even older tile that is already present on the floor. The more time and effort that you put into the preparation before laying the tile, the better of a chance you will have of it sitting appropriately.

Keep in mind that when you are installing ceramic tile that if it the surface moves at all, you have to stop this movement with braces or another method. Surface ceramic tiles that move around are not going to do you any good, and are going to be quite problematic in the long-term, possibly resulting in you having to relay the ceramic tile. The best way to solve this is to cover the floor in either plywood or cement board, and then install following that.

Ceramic tile has become an increasingly popular option for individuals that are remodeling kitchens and bathrooms, preparing to sell their home. Many people believe myths and misinformation about how ceramic tile needs to be installed, and instead, you need to make sure that you have a solid understanding of the preparation that is taken into account.

When you are searching for ceramic tiles in Brooklyn, make sure to comparison shop and read reviews about the companies online prior to making a purchase. Ceramic tile can be an expensive purchase, but will also help to increase the value of your home and help it to look better overall.

Italian Tile NYC offers a range of premium ceramic tiles in Brooklyn. Browse their website or contact their customer service department directly for further information.

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