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|Tile trends have changed dramatically since 1998, which is why we’re confident that this new 2006 edition will again prove to be an Ideas for Great best seller. Why? Designers and do-it-yourselfers alike will benefit from this informed resource. It lays out—in typically clear, concise, and informative Sunset fashion—all the new options available today, and the many innovative and clever ways they’re being put to use for floors, countertops, walls, and other décor elements.
* New, expanded photo gallery features tile in architectural settings ranging from easy to elaborate
* Inspiring special sections offer up-to-date guidance on tile for floors, countertops, and walls, and as décor accents * Informative buying guides cover patterns, colors, inlays, and grout
* New features on estimating, tile care, and maintenance
* Glossaries throughout help readers become fully informed shoppers
Very inspiring book with beautiful pictures! Also provides good shopping guidelines and basic tile facts. Good overview of the different kinds of tile from man-made to natural. Also covers maintenance. Very helpful tool for anyone in school, in the business, or looking to improve their home!
ISBN: 0376016795 Date Published on 6/1/2006
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Tile has been transformed in the popular imagination from a pedestrian material to a sought-after design element. Home centers, specialty tile shops, and Internet sources offer the average homeowner an amazing range of mass-produced, handmade, and custom tile types made of materials including ceramics, natural stone, metal, and glass.
Organized by room, with chapters covering kitchens, bathrooms, living spaces, entries, and mudrooms, Tile Idea Book presents hundreds of photographs showing the effects created by all the major types of tile available today when installed in different settings: large rooms, such as kitchens, and small ones, such as bathrooms and entryways. It shows how color, pattern, and texture can be used to create special effects on floors and walls and provides specific information on how to recreate these effects. Also covered is the decorative use of tile in fireplaces and hearths, wainscoting, stairs, and halls, as well as in exterior settings such as terraces and patios.
Like my fellow baby boomers, I came of age at a time when it looked like tile was on the verge of becoming an artifact.
The Tile Idea Book by Andrew Wormer is my favorite book to show to my customers when they're struggling with what they want to do design-wise for their next tile job. We flip through the pages and get great ideas for kitchens, bathrooms -- just about any space where tile is the answer. This book was a very good investment. Grout Girl
With chapters covering kitchens, bathrooms, living spaces, entries, and mudrooms, this book presents hundreds of photographs showing the effects created by all the major types of tile available today when installed in different settings.
ISBN: 1561587095 Date Published on 4/1/2005
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|Detailed photos and easy-to-follow presentation for tiling floors, walls, countertops, and showers guide novices and experts.
Two-tiered design offers instruction for common tiling situations plus additional information for unusual circumstances.
Comprehensive guide covers basic and advanced tile techniques to plan patterns, measure and cut tiles, seal finished surfaces, and repair broken tile.
Prestart Checklists detail the tools, materials, skills, and time needed to complete each job.
Stanley Pro Tips offer shortcuts to work easier, faster, and safer.
Includes installation instructions for all types of ceramic tile, plus vinyl, laminate, carpet, and parquet tile products.
A one-stop guide to the basic skills, tools, and materials needed for common plumbing repairs and maintenance projects. Includes pre-start checklists, plus tools and materials lists. More than 50 step-by-step projects.
ISBN: 0696221136 Date Published on 8/10/2004
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Clear, step-by-step instructions and photos that illustrate techniques to select, install, maintain, and repair tile
Dozens of stunning photos and projects for floors, walls, countertops, showers, backsplashes, and fireplaces.
Practical advice and tips help DIYers choose colors, patterns, add decorative tiles, apply grout, and more.
Materials, time, skills, and tools needed are listed for each project.
An essential book for do-it-yourselfers who seek the elegance and durability of tile for kitchens, bathrooms, hallways and patios.
ISBN: 0696221098 Date Published on 8/10/2004
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Make sure you get your tile
project started off on the right foot with this new volume in Sunset’s popular Lowe’s series on home improvement. This informative guide provides the know-how you’ll need for all kinds of tile and flooring projects, from selecting the best materials and tools to step-by-step instructions to finishing details. Includes loads of color photos to show off the many exciting tile and flooring design options available, plus valuable tips on upkeep, repairs, stain removal, and new products.
- Complete instructions for installing tiles on walls and floors
- Covers installing mosaic floors, hearth and fireplace surrounds
- Highlights the newest products
ISBN: 0376009217 Date Published on 11/7/2002
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A comprehensive do-it-yourself tiling book that includes planning, designing, selecting, installing, and repairing.
Ceramic and natural stone tile
surfaces add both functionality and beauty and can be used effectively both inside and outside a home. Whether you're looking for something as simple as tile for a kitchen floor, bathroom
shower stall, or a patio
, tile options range from basic choices to fully customized and handmade decorative pieces that are works of art in and of themselves.
At first glance setting tile may seem like a big job, and some installations are, but success with most tile jobs is a matter of common sense, getting good advice, practicing techniques unfamiliar, and following the instructions. Guiding you through the tiling process from design to execution is what Tiling 1-2-3 is all about. On the following pages you'll find more than 80 step-by-step installation, repair, and maintenance projects for your home. Each project has been reviewed by the experts at The Home Depot (R) to ensure that it's accurate and easy to follow so you can get the job done right the first time. You'll also find plenty of tiling tips and good advice that will save you time and money, and make every job easier
Of course, some tiling jobs are best left to professionals, and it's important to understand that you should not attempt projects beyond your level of skill and experience until you're ready.
There's a great deal of personal satisfaction to be had in using tile for the surfaces in your home. You'll add beauty and value, and every time you sit on your patio or work at your kitchen counter
you'll know you've done something that the whole family can enjoy.
This is a good book for people who want to start tiling or for people who have stated but would like to get more ideas, help or tricks. Rudi
This book is more or less useless on it's own. It tries to make tiling look really simple and straightforward. Tiling is actually not rocket science at all, but you really do need to spend time up front deciding what you are going to do. It isn't a weekend project. Get a real book written by someone who actually lays tile professionally and not just by people who sell the latest half-baked do it yourself supplies. I recommend "Tile Your Word" or "Setting Tile". Both top notch books. In fact, get both - given how expensive tile is it'll be worth the money.
ISBN: 0696211874 Date Published on 9/15/2001
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From world-respected tile and stone manufacturer Ann Sacks, here is an inspirational, beautifully illustrated sourcebook of ideas for using these materials in new ways throughout the home.
Color, texture, pattern, and arrangement are important considerations in crafting the overall effect of a room with tile or stone. This book sets forth the options-plain glossy or patterned porcelain, translucent glass or hammered metal, limestone or terra-cotta-and illustrates the possibilities with lush photos of completed projects.
ISBN: 0847821595 Date Published on 1/15/1999
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Presents a variety of tile
options, practical tips for choosing tile, and step-by-step guidance for installing tile indoors
More than 40 inviting, inspirational photographs of tile installed in a variety of environments.
Thorough instructional copy and more than 200 illustrations.
Tips from the experts on properly installing tile floors, walls, backsplashes, and patios.
Simply and clearly explains tile composition, grouting, and sealing.
Tips for properly fitting tiles in difficult places and choosing the right accent tiles.
My first time tiling and this book definately takes you through step by step. Talks about tiling floors as well as walls and countertops. Mostly illustrations but done well enough to understand what each procedure entails. Packed with tips and experts' insights. I high recommend this book and "Setting Tile (Fine Homebuilding)" by Michael Byrne.
Great book with lots of step-by-step procedures. Easy to understand, but very laborous steps!
ISBN: 0696208180 Date Published on 10/15/1998