Brick Expert Answers grout installation stone

Is it better to install Travertine Stone over a Brick substrate instead of a Backer board Substrate?

ANSWER - If the existing brick facade is stable, then it would be better to install the travertine ledger stones over it.  It should be a more structurally stable surface to adhere to.  You will…

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Brick Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers installation Standards stone

Is Spot Bonding Tile an Approved Installation Method?

ANSWER - Spot bonding tile is not a legitimate method for installing ceramic tile, including porcelain tile, which is a type of ceramic tile, or stone tile, unless an epoxy adhesive is used in an interior…

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Brick sealers Slip Resistance stone

My Slate and Brick are too Slippery after Applying a Sealer

ANSWER - Most penetrating sealers today claim to make the stone or tile surface more slip resistant.  Years ago a lot of silicone based sealers were used that make the tile surface very slippery.  Slip resistance…

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