The amount of tiles will depend on the floor surface and the surface of the tiles themselves. In a rectangular room multiply, length and width, and then dividing by the surface area of one tile. Buy at least a few extra tiles for backup you'll ever need.
the laying of self-adhesive tiles
Do not lay tile adhesive
For non-adhesive tiles takes you obviously first adhesive. The type of glue is dependent on the tiles and the substrate.
Make sure that the distance between the last tile and the wall is a quarter of a width of a tile. Do you have a smaller piece on, then lay the tiles from one of these walls. By half a tile can move their glue so that you do not need to cut the tiles in each half.
cut to size tiles
Just use a little trick: place a tile precisely on the last full tile from the wall. Draw a line along the top tile on the underlying and cut the latter along the line. Stick the cut tile adjoining the last complete tile and it fits perfectly.
The tiles can crushing them with a rolling pin or renting a linoleum roller.
In a concrete sub-floor is a layer of moisture-insulating required. Often it is also desired, a wooden intermediate floor. Nor is it wise to put parquet tiles on a cement floor where a crawlspace underneath. In that case, you should call in a professional.
The preparation begins with clear, clean and remove baseboards. Sometimes it is necessary with a saw a dozen millimeter from the bottom of the door frames to be cut away. Also note that the floor has not creak anywhere. Take the first road cracking.
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