To install ceramic tile on stairs, first ensure that the risers and treads are level and then apply a mortar bed. Next, apply the tiles using the thin-set method and grout to finish the job. Ceramic tile can cover stairs... More »

When installing self-stick ceramic tiles to cover walls, wash down the wall with warm, soapy water, and then dry thoroughly. Use putty to correct any cracks or uneven portions of the wall before applying the tiles. More »

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To lay out stairs, start by calculating rise and run, cutting stringers and installing treads and risers. This may seem simple to some, but the steps must adhere to strict building codes for safety reasons. Those lacking... More »

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To build a set of stairs, calculate its rise and run, cut stringers according to the calculations and install them, then attach the treads and risers to the stringers. Building stairs is fairly straightforward, with just... More »

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To install stair treads and risers, measure the stairs, buy or make appropriate risers and treads, apply adhesive across the base material, and tack the pieces on with thin nails. The stairs may be used in approximately ... More »

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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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To install Eliane porcelain tile, mix the thinset mortar. Apply it to the subfloor with a trowel and press a tile into it, pushing down until the tile is 1/4 inch into the mortar. Place a spacer at each end of the tile, ... More »

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