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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Tape measure
    • Caulk gun
    • Bucket
    • Chalk line
    • Level
    • Framing square
    • Grout float
    • Knee pads
    • Notched trowel
    • Notched trowel - U-notched trowel
    • Shop vacuum

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Ceramic tile
    • Floor leveler
    • Crack isolation membrane
    • Exterior-grade thinset mortar
    • Exterior-grade grout
    • Tiling sponge
    • Exterior caulk
    • Tile spacers
    • Gloves
    • Tile Sealer

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