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CR-48 Ceramic, Plastic and Metal Tile (Residential/Commercial) (2018-10-23)

Installation and repair of ceramic and facsimile tile products common to the industry. This scope includes the CR-48R subclassification.

Installation and repair of nonstructural bearing clay, glass, mosaics, metal, plastic, marble, terrazzo, slate, and other cement types of tile common to the industry installed for sanitary and decorative purposes; and setting of accessories and decorative inserts of various materials applied to surfaces by conventional methods. Placing setting beds, laying, cutting, setting and grouting tile used for all interior and exterior structure surfaces. Includes caulking and installing various types of expansion joints and divider strips within and abutting tile work. Installation of shower doors and tub enclosures are included when a part of the original contract.

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    Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation 2019


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    ANSI A108 & A118 2019


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