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pibsrule
02-27-2008, 08:29 PM
hello l am new to this website and pretty new to laying tile. l am looking for some advice. l have only installed 12 x 12 and small tiles with premixed thin set and now l am going to be doing 20 x 20 floor tiles and l was wondering is ultraflex 2 by mapel going to be good for this size of tile? Also what size trowel should l be using? If anyone could help me that would be great

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JTG
02-27-2008, 08:39 PM
pbsrule
welcome to the JB Forum. Do you have a name for us? We like to be friendly around here. You can edit your profile to inclue a signature that will show in every post.
Here is a link to help you get started setting large format tile. You can also do a search here for the same and find lots of information
Good Luck
JTG
http://www.stoneworld.com/CDA/Articles/Feature_Article/c649541c84f28010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____

ceramictec
02-27-2008, 09:44 PM
with a 20x20 tile I use a Medium-bed mortar with a 1/2 x 1/2" trowel.
back-butter each tile to get 100% coverage.

depending on if its ceramic or porcelain I would use a better
thin set with an additive in it.