How to Install Marble Tile Floor: A Tumbled Stone Entryway

No piecework here. Buy this medallion preassembled and slide it in.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Circular saw
  • Angle grinder
  • 1/2 in.
  • Chalk line
  • 4-ft.
  • Dust mask
  • Framing square
  • Grout float
  • Stapler
  • Notched trowel
  • Pry bar
  • Safety glasses
  • Speed square
  • Utility knife

Fine-tooth saw, Tile saw, Organic vapor respirator, Sponge, Rubber gloves, Diamond blade

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Self-leveling underlayment
  • Expanded metal lathe
  • Medallion
  • Tile
  • Thin-set mortar, white
  • Stone sealer
  • Grout