Tiling Floors: How to Lay Tile on Floor in Bathroom and Shower

Tiling Floors: How to Lay Tile on Floor in Bathroom and Shower

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DIY Tiling Floors: How to Lay Tile on Floor in Bathroom and Shower Michael Byrne Learning Online

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Flooring, Bathrooms,
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Ceiling Tiles, Tiles,
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Michael Byrne,

Ceramic tile is a versatile and popular material for all kinds of floors. By learning how professional tile setter Michael Byrne handles the challenges of tiling a watertight bathroom floor and preparing a shower pan, you'll be able to tile any floor in your home, including kitchens, entryways and patios. After an overview of the basic procedures, Byrne gets right into the problem-solving process. You'll find out how to prepare an ideal surface for tiling and how to cut tile efficiently, producing edges that will look and feel right.

Beginners will appreciate the clarity and ease of the presentation, while seasoned pros will find Byrne's methods usefully detailed. By watching Byrne you'll learn how to: use a border to simplify and enhance a diagonal layout, mix and float mortar for a substrate that's level and sturdy, incorporate expansion joints so that cove tiles won't crack, and shape a sloping shower pan that won't leak.

  1. Installing the Moisture Membrane
  2. Applying the Reinforcing Mesh
  3. Mixing Deck Mud
  4. Floating a Mortar Floor
  5. Beginning the Sloped Shower Pan
  6. Waterproofing the Sloped Shower Pan
  7. Using the Wet Saw
  8. Layout
  9. Mixing Thinset
  10. Setting Field Tile
  11. Tiling Around the Toilet Flange
  12. The Snap Cutter
  13. Setting the Border and Cove Tiles
  14. Grouting
  15. Conclusion
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