Installing vinyl provides heat protection, texture, color and warmth into the area. Ceramic or clay tiles provide the most protection and are easy to install. A heat resistant adhesive, available at home improvement stores, is utilized to attach the tile into a surface such as cement board. Installation will take approximately half an hour while the grout’s curing time will require up to four days.
The area in which you intend to install vinyl. Purchase tiles and cement board’s right amount to cover the area. Figure in a 1/8-inch gap.
Measure, mark and cut the cement board to pay the area. The cement board is a surface that provides a good base for tile.
Dry fit the tile into position, allowing for a 1/8-inch gap between vinyl. Off the tiles cut on.
Apply a 1/4-inch layer of water-based tile adhesive to the area. Apply no more than the usual 4-by-4-foot section at one time.
Press on the initial tile set up. Push on the tile until it feels comfortable against the surface. Level the tile with a torpedo level. Transfer the tile by sliding it in the direction that is appropriate. The tile will slip on the adhesive.
Place and press a tile spacer against the tile on each edge which will have a tile put against it. By placing it inside the arms on the 14, install the next tile. Press on the tile set up. Repeat the procedure to install the remainder of the tiles. Allow the adhesive. This will take from four to eight hours.
Mix of grout in accordance with the directions on the package. The package will say the ratio between water and grout mix for that brand.
Cover the surface of the tile with a liberal amount of grout using a trowel. Spread the grout over the tiles to maneuver the grout.
Remove excess grout from the surface with the advantage of this grout trowel.
Scrub the surface of the tile with a wet cloth or sponge to remove any residual grout, paying attention not to remove the grout between the tile. Add, if grout is removed.
Scrub the surface of the tile with a lint-free cloth once a day for the next two days to remove any grout film.