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How to Install a Marble Floor and Tub Surround

Installing a marble floor as a tub surround requires the same skills as tiling a floor. DIYers with just a bit of skill and practice can transform a bathroom by installing marble tiles.

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Materials

  • thin-set mortar
  • mastic adhesive
  • buffing compound
  • mesh mortar tape
  • marble tile
  • floor leveling compound
  • grout
  • 2x4 board

Tools

  • spacers
  • sandpaper
  • wet saw
  • notched trowel
  • jamb saw
  • circular saw
  • handsaw
  • drill
  • 4' level
  • chalk line
  • measuring tape
  • framing square
  • rubber float
  • utility knife
  • safety glasses
  • power sander

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