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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a tiler during the COVID-19 pandemic?

To set up an appointment or consultation with a tiler during the COVID-19 pandemic, start by conducting an online search for tilers in your area. Ask if the tiler can conduct a consultation through a video call instead of a traditional site visit to limit exposure. It’s also wise to confer about the current state of the pandemic and ensure that it’s safe to complete the project now. If not, discuss postponing for another time. 

How can I find out if a tiler is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To identify essential service providers during the pandemic, visit your city or state’s government website to find a list of recommendations.

A list of national recommendations can be found at CISA’s Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19 webpage. This service lists 16 different types of essential infrastructure sectors that are approved to continue operation during the pandemic. But note not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure. 

Does a tiler need to enter my home?

If the tiling job is located in your house, the tiler will need access to your home. The exception to this would be if the job was taking place in an outdoor area like a backyard.

If a tiler does need to enter your home, take strong precautions. Sanitize all surfaces, avoid being in the same room and conduct payment using digital platforms. Discuss a safety strategy with tilers in your area beforehand.

Can I use digital payments to pay for tile installation, replacement or repairs?

Digital payment platforms are popular in a wide range of service industries, and many tile installment, replacement and repair professionals now accept them. Common platforms include PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Venmo, Square Cash and more. 

Start with an online search for tile companies near you. Ask them if they accept digital payments and which types you can use. Then, put a strategy together to follow social distancing guidelines.

Do tilers offer remote or virtual services?

Because tiling is a manual, in-person job, it is not typically considered a remote project. But if you come across a profile that states the tile company is offering remote services, ask them what those services include.

What do you need to lay tile?

If you’re laying a new tile floor, you’ll likely need an assortment of tools and supplies, including (but not limited to):

  • Tile
  • Tile adhesive
  • Tile trim
  • Tile spacers
  • Underlayment
  • Sealer
  • Caulk
  • Level
  • Goggles
  • Gloves
  • Trowel
  • Carpenter’s square
  • Grout
  • Sponge
  • Tape measure
  • Etc.

If you don’t have all of the tools, equipment and skills necessary to lay tile in your home, consider hiring one of the best tile contractors in your area.

How long does it take to install backsplash?

The time it takes to install backsplash depends on the size of the area and the type of materials you’re using. But generally, it’ll take a few days to finish the project. Porcelain or ceramic tile may take less time than that, while very small glass tiles or complicated designs are likely to add time. 

Chat with the best tile specialists to find out how long it will take to install a backsplash in your home.

Does tile flooring increase home value?

Having a tile floor may increase your home’s value, but it might depend on the type of tile you install and the trends in the real estate market.

Chat with your realtor or a real estate expert to figure out what types of home repairs and remodeling projects you should tackle before you put your home on the market. It might make sense to add new tiles when renovating your kitchen or bathroom, for example. 

If you decide to include new tiling in your home remodeling project, contact the best tile installation pros near you to get free estimates.

Which is better: porcelain or ceramic tile?

Porcelain tiles are more durable and have a longer lifespan than ceramic tile. If you're installing flooring in an area with high traffic or lots of heavy furniture, porcelain tiles will look better for longer. They’re also very easy to clean and maintain. Porcelain is also very water-resistant and can hold up in places like bathrooms and rooms with jacuzzis, hot tubs, or swimming pools. 

But if the cost is your top priority, ceramic tiles are often more affordable. Ceramic tile prices start as low as $0.45 or $0.50 per square foot, and porcelain tile starts at $3 per square foot.

Reviews for Greenville tiling professionals
Laura S.
Bill and his wife are an awesome team. They tiled two of our bathrooms, gave great suggestions and worked with us every step of the way. The finished product is amazing. We would hire them again anytime and can highly recommend them!
Carson Flooring Specialists, LLCCarson Flooring Specialists, LLC
Katherine P.
We hired this team to complete three full bathroom remodels. We were eager to get started and felt good based on our initial meeting. During the demo work, drywall was cracked on the side opposite of the demo and the flooring tape they used pulled up the stain of our newly refinished hardwoods. We have had to hire additional teams to help with this mess and were told that our tile flooring was not laid correctly with enough mortar which resulted in big uneven patches and gaps between the tile. Our bathroom is even photographed on their work (#29) and as you can see, the floors are so uneven you will stub your toe on the tile. Our shower head was scratched during install and isn't aligned with the tub spout- when questioned, they said it was because of a framing issue- but again, when we got our new company to look it over they said this wasn't true too. Our bathroom sink knobs were never accurately installed so they fall off and don't sit properly and they stripped the screw to one of our tub fixtures so you can't adjust the water settings without completely destroying the unit. Our tile upstairs creaked and shifts and when we consistently asked about it, we were told that was because of the floor. We have been told this was not accurate and was the result of an improper install. We will have to have the floors redone at our expense. The grout in our showers is falling out and is gone completely in some areas and in other areas where the grout should be white it has been mixed with pieces of debris now lodged in the grout. We also had a water leak with our upstairs bathroom toilet so we hired ACE plumbing (HIGHLY recommend) and they explained the toilet was not installed correctly which resulted in the water leak. I was eager to get this project started- but made a HUGE mistake and should have gone with a group that was more experienced even if it had a longer wait time. Now I will likely have to have much of this project redone at my expense and we have already spent a lot of money on plumbing to be redone. Really frustrated that this was an expensive project and ultimately wasn't done correctly.
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Kyle B.
Bill and his wife with Carson Flooring Specialists LLC were a great hire. My wife and I wanted brick veneers on a wall in my man cave to make it pop behind the bar. Bill was very prompt in responding that he felt he would be able to complete the job. Within 48 hours he was able to come over to the house to measure the wall and provide an initial estimate. He was very honest with me that he had never laid brick veneers before, but told me tile was his specialty, he had done stone work before (sent me a picture of jobs he had done at his own home), and he felt confident he was the guy for the project. Truth be told, he was. The job itself was a bit of a learning curve for everybody, but he did not waiver in what he promised and delivered. He was punctual every day for the job, worked tirelessly, was very meticulous, and stood behind his project with his name and was very proud of the result (which we were too). He went above and beyond during the project as well. He has worked in OSHA environments previously and employed those same safety and quality standards when working with us. He went above and beyond and pulled back the carpet to make sure brick material or grout didn't get on the carpet and relaid the carpet when done. He laid his own walkways to avoid making marks on the carpet. All waste materials were very organized before being discarded. Personally, I would recommend Carson Flooring Specialists for this job in the future to any family or friends considering brick veneer on an interior room in their house
Carson Flooring Specialists, LLCCarson Flooring Specialists, LLC
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