Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers grout installation Installation Products - Adhesives Thin-set Coverage/Contact

How do you keep the Thin-set Mortar and Grout from Setting Up Too Fast?

ANSWER - What you are referring to is the Pot-Life, which refers to how long the mortar stays workable inside the bucket, and Open-Time, which refers to how long the mortar stays workable as you…

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Expert Answers installation Lippage stone Thin-set Coverage/Contact

Can my 6x24 inch tiles be installed with Acrylpro Adhesive?

ANSWER - The 6x24 inch Realstone product appears to be a natural limestone.  The Acrylpro Adhesive is a type of mastic. The Acrylpro datasheet says it is recommended to install up to 8x8 inch tiles.…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers Hollow Sounding Tiles Standards Thin-set Coverage/Contact

What are the Standards for Thin-set Adhesive Coverage/Contact for Ceramic Tile?

ANSWER - First of all, per industry standards hollow sounding tiles are not considered a defect per-se.  Although a hollow sounding tile, or a portion of a tile sounding hollow, can possibly be a symptom…

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