Tiling Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish

by Michael Schweit, Robin Nicholas, Sandor Nagyszalanczy

The Taunton Press | January 8, 2008 | Trade Paperback

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Written with the DIYer in mind, this all-encompassing manual takes a head-on approach to every home tiling situation--except those best left for the pros. Loaded with photos and laid out in an intuitive, accessible format, "Tiling Complete" makes it a snap for even the most hesitant of novices to get the job done right the first time. The authors begin with a thoughtful introduction and move to tile styles and shapes, tools, preparation and installation, plus grouting, sealing and caulking. There is a complete project section and a stress-reducing chapter on Problems and Troubleshooting. Also included are tips on maintenance and repair so that the finished product will shine for years to come.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 pages, 10.88 × 9.19 × 0.61 in

Published: January 8, 2008

Publisher: The Taunton Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1561588121

ISBN - 13: 9781561588121

Found in: Home and Garden

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Tiling Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish

by Michael Schweit, Robin Nicholas, Sandor Nagyszalanczy

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 240 pages, 10.88 × 9.19 × 0.61 in

Published: January 8, 2008

Publisher: The Taunton Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1561588121

ISBN - 13: 9781561588121

About the Book

Written with the DIYer in mind, this all-encompassing manual takes a head-on approach to every home tiling situation--except those best left for the pros. Loaded with photos and laid out in an intuitive, accessible format, <i>Tiling Complete</i> makes it a snap for even the most hesitant of novices to get the job done right the first time. The authors begin with a thoughtful intorduction and move to tile styles and shapes, tools, preparation and installation, plus grouting, sealing and caulking. There is a complete project section and a stress-reducing chapter on Problems and Troubleshooting. Also included are tips on maintenance and repair so that the finished product will shine for years to come.

Table of Contents

Section 1. Selecting Tile
Section 2. Tools & Techniques
Section 3. Installation Materials
Section 4. Project Preparation
Section 5. Planning and Layout
Section 6. Tiling Floors
Section 7. Tiling Countertops
Section 8. tiling Backsplashes & Walls
Section 9. Grouting, Caulking and Sealing
Section 10. Tile Maintenance and Repair

From the Publisher

Written with the DIYer in mind, this all-encompassing manual takes a head-on approach to every home tiling situation--except those best left for the pros. Loaded with photos and laid out in an intuitive, accessible format, "Tiling Complete" makes it a snap for even the most hesitant of novices to get the job done right the first time. The authors begin with a thoughtful introduction and move to tile styles and shapes, tools, preparation and installation, plus grouting, sealing and caulking. There is a complete project section and a stress-reducing chapter on Problems and Troubleshooting. Also included are tips on maintenance and repair so that the finished product will shine for years to come.

About the Author

Sandor Nagyszalanczy of Bonny Doon, California is a professional furniture designer and freelance writer, photographer and consultant. With nearly 25 years of experience building custom furniture, he is a former senior editor of Fine Woodworking magazine and has appeared on The History Channel''s "Modern Marvels" and ABC Television''s "World News Tonight with Peter Jennings." Sandor has authored and photographed nine books published by the Taunton Press, including: Woodshop Jigs and Fixtures, Fixing and Avoiding Woodworking Mistakes, Woodshop Dust Control, The Wood Sanding Book, The Art of Fine Tools, Setting Up Shop and Power Tools: An Electric Celebration and Grounded Guide, The Homeowner''s Ultimate Tool Guide, and Tools Rare and Ingenious.
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