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Should Cabinets Be Installed Before Tile Flooring?

Yes
31%
No
57%
Not sure
11%
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Question: Should Cabinets Be Installed Before Tile Flooring?
Top Answer (57% of 35 votes): No.

Answer: No
Explanation: you can install either way but it's best to install on top in case that tile isd discontinued if you ever have to replace a cabinet then you would not be able to match that tile
American custom cabinets
Answer: Yes
Explanation: it is the best way because of replacement.
TAC Tile
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: thats up to the homeowner
Bayway Ceramic Tile, Inc.
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Answer: No
Explanation: It doesn't really matter but in my experience the tile installers always get some grout on the cabinets and you have to make another trip to install toe kick and quateround so i prefer that the tile be installed first.
Majestic stair&millwork
Answer: Yes
Explanation: The cabinets should be installed prior to installing the tile floor to allow for easier leveling and so the cabinets can be toe-nailed to the floor for fine tuning the level and straightness of the overall installation. This will also save some material cost of the tile.
Tramco Kitchen and Bath
Answer: No
Explanation: It is easier to install cabinets first for mechanical reasons.
Howell Builder and Remodelers
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Answer: No
Explanation: You would need to fasten it to the walls
Triple T’sTrim and crown moldings
Answer: No
Explanation: We always install the flooring before cabinets for 2 reasons. First this allows cabinet to be changed at a later date without having to redo the floor and secondly it eliminates the need to install shoe molding around the cabinets to hide the gaps.
Construct Boss
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: depends, I like to install cabinets first. Some like to place cabinets on top of tile.
Misija construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes
UDBPropertiesLLC
Answer: No
Explanation: It's always best (when possible) to install your flooring before your cabinets one reason being so you have no issues when installing a new dishwasher.
CABINET CREATIONS PLUS
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If you are replacing old cabinets or installing in new construction. The reasoning for this is simple ,future replacement might not be same in design or shape and might leave bare sub flooring exposed
G&J Carpentery Services
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Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Most times it's up to customers. We recommend it but costs do come into play
1964
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Tile can crack over time, it's easy enough to tile around cabinets and saves on the sq ft. if its hardwood then that goes under cabs.
Pinchot Home Improvement LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: Tile is a permanent install and should cover entire floor when permitted.
SERVICE MAX INTERNATIONAL, INC
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Answer: No
Explanation: Most people want your cabinets to sit on top of the tile so it's level have to shim the cabinets. It all depends on who's wanting the cabinets and cabinet guys with the tile guys
Foster Construction
Answer: Yes
Explanation: You can install the cabinets before or after the tile floor.
Four All Seasons Construction
Answer: No
Explanation: Well if you decide years down the road to change your cabinet design or layout, you may not be able to locate your excact tile
GetGreatFlooring.com
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