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Competencies covered

MSFFL2022: Install resilient tiles using standard installation procedures


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So far we've covered the principles involved in setting out and laying a square pattern tiled floor.

Now we'll extend these techniques a little further and look at other layouts and room shapes.

We'll also discuss ways of working around columns and other architectural features while still maintaining a consistent 'bond' throughout the floor.

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To complete this basic coverage of resilient tile installations, we'll talk about some common problems and how to overcome them, and describe the checks and initial maintenance procedures you should follow once the job is finished.

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Completing this section

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The assignment for this section will test your general knowledge of common problems that can occur and ways of avoiding them, plus some basic installation and maintenance procedures.

Have a look at the Assignment now to see what you'll need to do to complete it. You'll find the link in the menu bar.

Also in the menu bar are links to the lessons for this section:

  • Diagonal layouts

  • Corridors and columns

  • Common problems with tiles

  • Finishing the job.

These lessons will provide you with background information that will help you with the assignment.

The Just for fun exercise will show you another sequence for building up square tiles in a pyramid pattern.

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