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Do-it-yourself Home Tiling by Mike Lawrence


Do-it-yourself Home Tiling by Mike Lawrence

This is a practical illustrated guide to tiling surfaces in the house, using ceramic, vinyl, cork and lino tiles. It includes expert advice for tiling walls, splashbacks, floors, borders and worktops. It offers detailed information on how to lay a wide range of tiles, including ceramic, quarry, vinyl, lino, cork and mosaic tiles. It includes techniques for preparing surfaces, cutting tiles, and applying grout and adhesive. It covers all the materials and equipment needed for tiling in the home. It includes clear step-by-step photographs, diagrams and charts for instant reference. You can learn effective ways to use tiles creatively for borders, or try hand-made tiles for a dramatic result. For decorating floors, worktops or walls, tiles are the ideal material. This book explains how to achieve the best result with ceramic, as well as vinyl, cork and mosaic tiles. Clear photographs help you every step of the way, from the equipment you need, preparation, cutting, applying adhesive and grouting. Once you have mastered the basics, advice is given on creative designs.

About the Author

Mike Lawrence has been writing about home improvement and decorating for many years, contributing articles to major magazines in this field.

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Publication date

1st April 2013


Mike Lawrence

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Lorenz Books an imprint of Anness Publishing


64 pages


Home renovation & extension
DIY: general



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