For ceramic, porcelain, and
stone tile installations, this section is
really a roadmap to help steer you in the
This is an excellent section
for the novice and veteran alike. For the
novice, these sections are critical in that
they describe the steps, methods, tools,
and materials for stone and ceramic tile
installations. For the veteran, there are
new trade ideas and products that are constantly
Whether your job involves
exterior tile installations or interior
tile installations, you can find the roadmap
Look in Setting
Materials for information concerning
what ceramic, porcelain, or stone tile can
be adhered to, what type of adhesive to
use, as well as how to finish the job.
Look in Installation
Tools for the latest in tools for the
ceramic, porcelain, or stone tile installer.
Look for best installation practices of
Radiant Floor Heating and how to upgrade
a cold tile floor with the soothing warmth
of a floor warming system.
For the required expansion
joints commonly used, look in Profiles
/ Underlayment. This section also covers
cleavage membranes, waterproofing membranes,
and crack suppression.
For help in properly planning
your job, look in Laying
Look in Bathroom
Accessories for specific information
related to those products and installations.