Paperback: 128 pages
Publisher: Cool Springs Press; Second Edition, Revised edition (August 1, 2013)
Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 0.4 x 10.9 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
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Wonderful instructional manual for the tiling novice. I tried watching a few videos to see if I could learn to tile myself and finally decided to buy a book. I purchased this book based on the great reviews and I have to agree with them all. It really breaks down every aspect of tiling. It goes into details about prepping the area (demolition and deconstruction), how to prep a floor or wall for tiling (cement board, thin set, etc), and then has great details on how to do the tiling, how to space the tile, what grout to use based on the spacing, how to cut tile for edges and obstacles and so much more. I also like how it goes into great detail to describe the various tools you will need to get the project done and what they are used for. Nothing is worse than starting a project and getting stuck because you don't have the right tool. I find a book is so much more useful than looking at a video online.
There are good tile installing techniques in this book. I make mosaics and install them as backsplashes but the application is about the same as if you were installing larger ceramic tiles.
Excellent book for the beginner and intermediate tile experience. Fast shipping and great customer service.
We were expecting a little more information to help us on our wall tiling project. This is just the basics and not much detail. We received more info at the hardware store than this book provided.
This book has very good instructions! Great Book I would recommend it to any first time laying tile.There are too many requirements for leaving feedback.
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