Black and Decker Here's How...Ceramic Tile: Easy, Elegant Makeovers

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Quarto Publishing Group USA, Jan 1, 2010 - House & Home - 96 pages
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Here's How...Ceramic Tile offers the 21 ceramic tile projects that offer homeowners the most bang for their home improvement buck. Beginning with the basics of handling tile, adhesives and grout, the book then presents complete, foolproof instructions for a wide variety of versatile tile projects, from basic floor installations, to decorative backsplash and concrete step veneers.  Featuring the same top-notch information and world-class photography as The Complete Guide to Decorating with Ceramic Tile, this book offers a streamlined presentation of all the ceramic tile basics, at a price that is unsurpassed. Value-conscious homeowners rarely enjoy this kind of bargain.  
 

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Contents

Purchasing Materials
4
Cutting Tile
6
Mixing Using Mortar
12
Tools for Cutting Tile
14
Tools for Setting Grouting Tile
15
Preparation Materials
16
Materials for Setting Grouting Tile
17
Installing Underlayment
18
Laying Out Wall Designs
35
Installing a Tile Floor
40
Installing a Glass Mosaic Floor
48
Building a Tiled Shower Base
52
Installing a Tile Wall
60
Tiling a Kitchen Backsplash
68
Building a Tiled Tub Deck
72
Building a Tile Countertop
78

Installing Finishing Wallboard
22
Installing Cementboard
24
Installing Wall Membranes
26
Laying Out Floor Designs
28
Tiling Concrete Steps
88
Glossary
94
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Based in Minneapolis, MN, the editors of Creative Publishing international have produced dozens of America's best-selling do-it-yourself books on home repair, home décor, and landscaping. Among their best-known best-sellers is The Complete Guide to Decorating with Ceramic Tile, one of America's all-time best-selling book on ceramic tile installation

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