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Aardvark

08:21AM | 09/01/03
Member Since: 05/29/02
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I'm thinking of putting in floor tiles in the entry and bathrooms of a house that's being built as a rental in an up-scale area.

The house is built on a concrete slab. And I need to know what are the cons of putting in floor tiles, with an eye towards the moisture and breakage issue, especially in the bathrooms.

Are vinyl floors better in the long-run especially for a rental?

carpetman

04:39PM | 09/01/03
Member Since: 01/26/03
542 lifetime posts
if you have a cement slab ,most of the work has been done.have a ceramic tile put down ( or do it yourself,it's easy) and it should last a life time....good luck

Graham Flooring

04:38PM | 09/02/03
I also have a comment. For a rental. You really should go with something the tenants can't destroy. Ceramic tile is inexpensive and will last you a very long time. The cost might be more up front than vinyl, but you will spend a few thousand bucks every couple of years for a new vinyl floor .. Or you can pay once, and it will last over 20

Tip; Make usre you use epoxy grout. Its stain resistant, and you will need that!

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