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DIY Guide to Stone in the Home

By Charles Margetts

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ISBN: 9781847973993
PUBLISHED: 19/10/2012
PAGES: 128
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 110 colour photographs

A DIY Guide to Stone in the Home provides practical information for the homeowner on a wide range of stone projects. The first section guides the reader through types and properties of stone, with guidelines on costing a job, to ensure you select the right type of stone for your project. The second section covers correct installation of the stone floor or feature, using step-by-step photography and giving troubleshooting tips. It explains how to care for and maintain a stone floor, making it a feature of your home for many years to come.

Topics covered include:

  • The different types of stone available, and their strengths and weaknesses
  • The best place to source stone (UK and overseas)
  • How to install not only floors, but also fireplaces and worktops
  • How to incorporate underfloor heating

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