Step 1

Tiling a Floor 01:02

Here are the DIY Basics for tiling a floor.

Watch an Overview Video

Step 2

Choose Tiles

Large tiles are best used in large spaces; they can dominate a small room.

To buy the correct number of tiles, take the square footage of the room to your home supply store.

Step 3

Mix Thinset and Grout the Tiles

Mix only as much thinset as you can use up in 15 or 20 minutes. You can use unsanded grout in joints less than 1/8 inch wide. Larger joints need sanded grout.