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To install a ceramic tile floor, spread thin-set mortar over the installed backer board, and press tiles firmly into the mortar in a predetermined pattern, using spacers to ensure even installation. After the mortar hard... More »

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The average labor cost for ceramic tile installation is four to seven dollars for every square foot. Labor cost can also be charged by the hour, in which case the average cost is about 75 dollars per hour depending on th... More »

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Ceramic tiles have the advantages of being strong enough for use on both floors and walls, longevity, easy maintenance and water resistance. The disadvantages of ceramic tiles include a hard surface, difficulty of instal... More »

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