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7-61 Tile, Terrazzo, and Marble (2017-09-14)
Listed below is only a sample of the many good references available on this subject which may be helpful in studying for this examination. This is not a comprehensive listing. Please note that it is not necessary to read all of the books in order to pass the examination. Rather, this list is intended to suggest what types of books might be useful in helping to acquire the basic knowledge needed to perform this type of work.
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A guide to assist in clarifying and standardizing installation specifications for tile. Each installation recommendation, or method, requires a properly designed, constructed, and prepared substructure using materials and construction techniques that meet nationally recognized material and construction standards. Included are: product selection guides for ceramic, glass, and stone tiles; guidelines for wet areas; ISO mortar and grout specifications; information on substrate flatness requirements; information on grout joint sizes and patterns, and workmanship standards excerpted from ANSI installation standards.
Publication Year: 1993
This book focuses on basic masonry skills with the addition of more technical skills and their applications. Foundations, footings and waterproofing, chimneys and fireplaces and how to master the skills to create them are described.
Publication Year: 2013
This publication presents voluntary standard specifications for ceramic tile. It lists and defines various types, sizes, physical properties, and grading procedures for ceramic tile, including mosaic tile, quarry tile, pressed floor tile, glazed wall tile, porcelain tile, trim units, and specialty tile. This standard provides quality criteria for buyers, specifiers, installers, manufacturers, and the public in general. It is intended for reference or inclusion in the ceramic tile section of project specifications and contracts.
Publication Year: 1997
Now thousands of construction professionals can turn to the most detailed, reader-friendly information about leading-edge practices and technological advances in the industry.
Each guide the McGraw-Hill Builder's Guide's deliver:
-- indepth, comprehensive information on state-of-the-art tools, techniques, and technologies
-- traditional construction methods
-- practical, profit-boosting advice about marketing, image, and scheduling.
Publication Year: 1992
Given the high prices that contractors charge for ceramic tile jobs, many homeowners would undoubtedly consider installing it themselves, if they had the proper guidance. Also in the last ten to fifteen years, tile used in new homes is often glued to nothing more than plasterboard. The life expectancy of this type of installation is generally less than two or three years, which means that homeowners must pay to have the tile torn out and redone-an expensive proposition. Now, John P. Bridge comes to the rescue, providing do-it-yourselfers with all of the information they need to complete ceramic tile projects with long lasting, professional results. Bridge begins with a brief discussion of the tools of the trade, materials required, and various types of masonry tile. Readers will then find easy-to-follow instructions for installing floors, tub surrounds, walls, and counter tops. Bridge takes readers step-by-step through the entire process, from surface preparation, layout, and design to setting the tile, grouting, and finishing
To simplify the specification of Terrazzo, the Technical Committee of The National Terrazzo & Mosaic Associationhas prepared this book containing the latest specifications, details and technical data as a single source of information.Specifications are complete and may be copied directly, thereby ensuring quality installations.
The FIT Tile Flooring reference manual is a part of the FIT Tile installation training program, and is an excellent reference tool for salespeople, specifiers, inspectors and installers. This guide contains the proper guidelines for tile floor covering installation, and can be used in addition to with other industry standards such as ASTM Standards and Manufacturer’s installation guides. Sure to become 'the book' on tile installation!
Publication Year: 2020
All Federal Construction Regulations (29 CFR 1926) are included in this “perfect bound” book in an easy-to-read, two-color layout.
All 29 CFR 1926 regulations for construction industry are included along with the following items:
29 CFR 1903 regulations covering inspections, citations, and penalties
29 CFR 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses
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