Tiling: Expert Advice to Get the Job Done Right

Overview

Over 60 popular tiling projects come to life in nearly 700 vivid photographs, with professional advice to guide you through every stage of the process.

All the Best Projects | Detailed instructions on tiling techniques for floors, walls, steps, countertops, fireplace surrounds, and a variety of outdoor surfaces.

Get the Job Done Right | Tips from seasoned tiling pros get you through the hard parts, allowing ...

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Overview

Over 60 popular tiling projects come to life in nearly 700 vivid photographs, with professional advice to guide you through every stage of the process.

All the Best Projects | Detailed instructions on tiling techniques for floors, walls, steps, countertops, fireplace surrounds, and a variety of outdoor surfaces.

Get the Job Done Right | Tips from seasoned tiling pros get you through the hard parts, allowing you to work smarter and faster.

Easy Guide to Design | Photo galleries show both the best new looks and the time-tested styles that look great throughout the house.

The Details You Need | The keys to success in preparing surfaces, working around obstacles, laying out patterns, grouting, and making repairs.

Nothing adds grace and value to a home like the timeless beauty of tile. Happily, the decorating options have never been more plentiful, as new products such as cork, glass mosaic, and river rock tile take their place alongside more traditional stone and ceramic tiles.

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This attractive and useful book, written by an expert who has published other books on home design, introduces the newest materials and techniques for tiling various surfaces, both inside and outside the home. Garskof offers great step-by-step instructions for some required basics. A wonderful addition to public library collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780376016805
  • Publisher: Oxmoor House
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Edition description: Original
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,368,771
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Writer Josh Garskof is a former executive editor of Martha Stewart Living and staff editor at This Old House. Josh writes books and magazine articles on a variety of subjects, from home improvement to health and parenting. Three consultants are quoted throughout the book: Jane Aeon is a veteran tile setter in California; author of several books, John Bridge from Texas has a popular tiling website (www.johnbridge.com); and George Taterosian is a highly sought-after tile setter in Connecticut. For more than half a century, Sunset has been helping readers remodel their homes and improve their lives. During that time, Sunset has published numerous books on how to actually build a wide variety of subjects, cementing its authority in House & Home publishing. 

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