Homeskills: Ceramic Tile

Homeskills: Ceramic Tile : How to Install Ceramic Tile for Your Floors, Walls, Backsplashes & Countertops

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As part of our comprehensive HomeSkills DIY series, HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile turns each of your bland surfaces into a blank canvas. To many homeowners, laying tile sounds like a recipe for stress, physical injury, artistic embarrassment, or all of the above. But we'll let you in on a secret: with some basic knowledge and a little persistence, anyone can do it--and you'll feel especially proud when you tally up the money you just saved by doing it yourself. With HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile, you'll receive expert instruction in the fundamentals of tiling your living space. Through user-friendly project descriptions and vivid how-to photography, you'll learn all the necessary tiling skills in a concise, accessible way: designing your layout and selecting the perfect tiles, handling and cutting them properly, working with grouts and adhesives, and putting the finishing touches on a confident installation. You'll be able to tackle any surface, from floors and walls to countertops and backsplashes, and at any pace you prefer--take it easy and get it just right over time or blast away and transform an entire room in an afternoon. So set your hesitations aside. HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile is your one-stop DIY guide to the custom tile job you never thought you could pull off. Check out our five other HomeSkills guides on carpentry, deck building, landscaping, plumbing, and wiring.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 210 x 275 x 7.62mm | 508.02g
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd Second Edition, Revised ed.
  • 1591865808
  • 9781591865803
  • 2,092,960

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CERAMIC TILE TEACHES YOU HOW TO CHOOSE, HANDLE AND INSTALL TILE ON JUST ABOUT ANY SURFACE To many homeowners, laying tile sounds like a recipe for stress, physical injury, artistic embarrassment, or all of the above. But we'll let you in on a secret: with some basic knowledge and a little persistence, anyone can do it--and you'll feel especially proud when you tally up the money you just saved by doing it yourself. With "HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile," you'll receive expert instruction in the fundamentals of laying tile. Through user-friendly project descriptions and vivid how-to photography, you'll learn all the skills you need, including designing your layout and selecting the perfect tiles, handling and cutting tiles correctly, working with grout and adhesive, and putting the finishing touches on a confident installation. You'll be able to tackle any surface, from floors and walls to countertops and backsplashes, and at any pace you like. So set your hesitation aside. "HomeSkills: Ceramic Tile" is your one-stop DIY guide to the custom tile job you never thought you could pull off.
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About Editors of Cool Springs Press

Creative Publishing international (CPi) is a worldwide publisher of how-to books. The company's current retail offering includes over 300 titles on topics covering home improvement, home decorating, sewing, crafting, hunting & fishing, and photography. Over the past 15 years, CPi has developed high-quality photography step-by-step books with nationally recognized brand partners like Black & Decker and Singer.
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