Do you plan to keep the baseboards you already have?
If you do, then a quarter round, which is a type of molding, will need to be placed as well. This is due to the necessity of the gap that has to go around the edge of your flooring, and it can change the way the flooring, as a whole looks. If you don’t, or you’re going with a new baseboard set, then no quarter round will be needed.
Are there problems with the foundation of your home?
If not, there’s nothing to worry about. However, if you have a foundation that shifts, your tile will move right along with it. This means you’re more likely to have to deal with cracks or broken tile, that can be costly to repair. Best to address the foundational issues first, or go with a different type of softer flooring that can handle the issue.Will there be pets or children in your home on a regular basis?
If the answer is yes, you’ll want to invest in either a through-body or a color-body porcelain tile. Both of these provide extra resistance when it comes to scratches, because the glaze or color runs throughout the entire tile.