Tiling Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish by Michael Schweit

Tiling Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish

byMichael Schweit, Robin Nicholas

Paperback | January 8, 2008

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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.

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 "W...

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Title:Tiling Complete: Expert Advice from Start to FinishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10.88 × 9.19 × 0.61 inPublished:January 8, 2008Publisher:The Taunton PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1561588121

ISBN - 13:9781561588121

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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