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Ultimate Guide: Ceramic & Stone Tiling

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Ultimate Guide: Ceramic & Stone Tiling
 
Enhance your home with the latest trends in ceramic, stone, porcelain, glass, and mosiec tiles. Save money by doing the work yourself.
 
- Step-by-step guides to planning and designing all types of tile installations
- How to apply tile to floors, walls, counters, shower enclosures, and more
- Easy-to-follow tiling tips that lead to professional-quality results
- More than 625 inspirational and instructional photos and illustrations of tile and tile installations
 
Prepare floors, walls, and countertops for the best tile resultas; install ceramic, stone, porcelain, mosaic, and glass tiles; master tile-setting tools, such as wet saws and snap cutters

Synopsis:

Tiling floors, walls, countertops, patios, and more. Includes interior and exterior applications, plus repairs and maintenance. Over 650 color photos and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Ultimate Guide to Ceramic & Stone Tile, Third Edition, contains everything a do-it-yourselfer needs to know about tiling floors, walls, countertops, patios, and more. Design and planning information helps readers prepare the site and select the right ceramic, stone, porcelain, vinyl, or glass tile. Chapters on tools and materials feature how-to photo sequences so even novices can tackle tile projects successfully. The emphasis is on solid, durable installations that can stand up to years of use in kitchens, baths, and other areas. The book also covers exterior applications and includes a practical and complete guide to repairing and maintaining existing tile.

Table of Contents

Ultimate Guide: Ceramic & Stone Tiling

Table of Contents
 
Introduction...8

Chapter 1
TILE BASICS...10
A Short History of Tile
Tile Characteristics
Tile Sizes & Shapes
Ceramic Tile
Porcelain Tile
Stone Tile
Glass Tile
Terra-Cotta Tile
Decorative Tile Borders
Painted Tile
Mosaic Tile
Room Prep: Structure
Room Prep: Baths
Room Prep: Kitchens
Patterns & Working Lines
 

Chapter 2
TOOLS & MATERIALS...42
Layout & Prep Tools
Cutting Tools
Setting Tools & Materials
Finishing Tools
Basic Materials
Waterproof & Isolation Membranes
Mortar & Adhesives
Grouts & Sealers

Chapter 3
TILING FLOORS...56
Design Basics
Planning the Layout
Preparing the Floor
Reinforcing the Subfloor
Repairing Concrete Floors
Installing Field Tiles
Installing Partial Tiles
Grouting and Sealing
Preparing the Floor for Slate Tile
Installing the Slate
Design Ideas

Chapter 4
TILING WALLS...86
Layout and Preparation
Planning for Materals
Installing Drywall
Planning the Tile Layout
Installing and Finishing Tiles
Design Ideas

Chapter 5
TILING COUNTERTOPS...110
Planning the Layout
Building Countertops
Prepping for a Sink Installation
Installng Field Tiles
Installing Partial Tile and  Edging
Making a Countertop Backsplash
Backsplash Design Options
Finishing a Backsplash
Installing a Glass-Tile Backsplash
Installing a Mosaic Tile Vanity Top 
Design Ideas

Chapter 6
TILING TUBS & SHOWERS...140
Removing Old Tile
Planning the Job
Installing a Prefab Shower Pan
Installing a Mortar-Bed Shower Floor
Installing a Soap Dish
Installing a Grab Bar
Making a Shower Seat
Framing & Tiling Tubs
• Floor Framing Support
Design Ideas

Chapter 7
INDOOR PROJECTS...166
Tiling a Fireplace Hearth
Tiling a Fireplace Surround
Woodstoves
Range Hoods
Stairs
Design Ideas

Chapter 8
OUTDOOR PROJECTS...184
Preparing Concrete for Tile
Building a New Concrete Base
Making Slab Forms
Laying Tiles on a Slab
Tiling Entry Steps
Tile the Steps
Tiling a Pool Deck
Design Ideas

Chapter 9
REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE...202
Routine Cleaning
Routine Maintenance
Repairing a Tiled Tub Surround
Fixing Broken Tiles
Fixing Trapped Tiles

Appendix
TILE INSTALLATION SPECS...214
Tile Floors over Concrete Slabs
Tile Floors over Wood Subfloors
Tile Floors over Radiant Heat
Tile Walls
Tile Ceilings, Tub and Shower Walls, Countertops, and Tile-over Tile
   Renovations

Resource Guide...226
Glossary...230
Index...232
Metric Equivalents...238
Photo Credits...239

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580115469
Author:
Creative Homeowner Press
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Donegan, Fran J.
Author:
Home Improvement
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Author:
How-To
Subject:
Home Construction-Decorating by Room
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Ceramic
Subject:
Tile.
Subject:
Stone
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Subject:
Home Construction-Masonry and Concrete
Edition Description:
Third
Series:
Home Improvement
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
650
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 x 0.54 in 1.87 lb

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Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling
Engineering » Home Construction » Remodeling Specification
Engineering » Home Construction » Tile and Floors
Home and Garden » Interior Design » Tile
Reference » Quotations Anecdotes and Proverbs
Reference » Science Reference » General
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

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Tiling floors, walls, countertops, patios, and more. Includes interior and exterior applications, plus repairs and maintenance. Over 650 color photos and illustrations.

"Synopsis" by ,
Ultimate Guide to Ceramic & Stone Tile, Third Edition, contains everything a do-it-yourselfer needs to know about tiling floors, walls, countertops, patios, and more. Design and planning information helps readers prepare the site and select the right ceramic, stone, porcelain, vinyl, or glass tile. Chapters on tools and materials feature how-to photo sequences so even novices can tackle tile projects successfully. The emphasis is on solid, durable installations that can stand up to years of use in kitchens, baths, and other areas. The book also covers exterior applications and includes a practical and complete guide to repairing and maintaining existing tile.

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