Expert Answers in Backer Board
Why is by Exterior Covered Deck Tile Backer Board Installation Causing Tile to Crack?
ANSWER - Normally when you get cracking over a suspended floor following the joints of the tile backer board that the tile was bonded to, it is due to a combination of excessive deflection in…Read More
Can I install Onyx mosaics in my Shower that don't have grout joints?
ANSWER - First of all what happen to the the 3rd wall in the shower? I will assume it has a different substrate or you aren't tiling it. Not sure why you are using Schluter…Read More
How to install a Porcelain tile over an Elevator Floor?
ANSWER - Limestone isn’t so soft that it will crack easily. The ASTM C568 standard for limestone breaks it down into low-density limestone, medium-density limestone and high-density limestone. So limestone can be very durable. I…Read More
How do I remove Loose Tiles without Damaging the Floor Warming Wires?
ANSWER - The first question is why did the tiles come loose? If installed correctly tiles should not come loose. Once you remove the tiles to repair you can evaluate the conditions underneath to help…Read More
Is there supposed to be a backer board gap above a bathtub flange?
ANSWER - No there should not be a gap between the top of the bathtub flange and the backer board on the wall. There should be a moisture barrier behind the backer board that is…Read More
Should I use mechanical anchors to install my 2cm thick granite stone?
ANSWER - Mechanical anchoring of the stone is always considered the safest method of installation. If you do use mechanical anchors you need to be aware of the capacity of the particular stone you…Read More