Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers installation stone Waterproofing Wet Areas Wood Subfloor

How do we install a tile shower over a Wood Sub-floor to meet ADA Handicap requirements?

ANSWER - For an ADA shower you can’t have a curb/dam.   You need a minimum slope to drain of ¼” per foot and no more than ½” per foot.   You need a two part drain…

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Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Expert Answers grout installation Wood Subfloor

Why is my tile floor and making crunchy and popping sounds and why is the grout coming out?

ANSWER - I am assuming that the ceramic tile was bonded directly to the wood subfloor.  There are acceptable methods for installing ceramic tile over wood substrates in interior dry applications.  It is always considered better…

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