Published: January 2008
This all-encompassing DIY 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, it's so easy 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.