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Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Lou and CX - I've checked with our team on...

Hi Lou and CX - I've checked with our team on your questions and concerns.

If we're understanding you correctly you are asking about a vertical board seam over a pan, correct?

In this case...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-23-2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Lou - Shingling ensures continuous...

Hi Lou -
Shingling ensures continuous waterproofing for the walls.

For the floors, best practice is to butt-joint and the seam between the HYDRO BAN Sheet Membrane sections should be covered...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-20-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
1. Where the vertical corners meet the pan, I’m...

1. Where the vertical corners meet the pan, I’m thinsetting the seam tape and corners onto the smeared sealant. Is this connection waterproof? It’s implied per the instructions that it is (in the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-12-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,211
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
I believe this formula went through over 10,000...

I believe this formula went through over 10,000 iterations in 7 years in our lab before we released it. You bet it's been through the ringer with testing! I encourage all of you to try it and test it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-12-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Daniel - please send me an email at...

Daniel - please send me an email at slariviere@laticrete.com with your contact info, information on the project and location. I can check with our local reps and have them send you a few names. We're...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-03-2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Ted, We'd recommend contacting the...

Hi Ted,
We'd recommend contacting the manufacturer of the sealer you used to find out their recommendations of what to do to strip it. If you can successfully strip it, we'd be able to you determine...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Here's a great blog article with tips from a long...

Here's a great blog article with tips from a long time SPECTRALOCK user.
https://laticrete.com/en/laticrete-conversations/2018/september/14-tips-from-an-epoxy-grout-pro
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-06-2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Thank you. I will check on this with our team.

Thank you. I will check on this with our team.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-04-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
I would like to make sure that our distributors...

I would like to make sure that our distributors are up to date on our website. Can you tell me your zip code? This way I can have our team verify the distributors located around you. Thank you for...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Ryan, for future installs we'd highly recommend...

Ryan, for future installs we'd highly recommend reviewing the following manufacturer instructions prior to installing this will help to avoid issues.

HYDRO BAN® Installation Instructions...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 02-03-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Lou is correct, no more than 2 coats is suggested...

Lou is correct, no more than 2 coats is suggested with HYDRO BAN liquid. Wet coat thickness is 15 – 22 mils per coat, since the middle coats will likely not cure correctly, and could cause a problem...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-28-2020, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,552
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hey Andrew, great questions. Generally the best...

Hey Andrew, great questions. Generally the best way to handle the board end seams for cement backer board is with an alkali-resistant fiberglass mesh, and a polymer-fortified tile mortar, just as you...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-09-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
If you use any of our regular sealers yes this...

If you use any of our regular sealers yes this would be the case. The Grout Release was designed for this specifically for our Enhancers. So unless you over-apply the product that would not be the...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 01-08-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
This goes back to the issue posted earlier. We...

This goes back to the issue posted earlier. We really do not want Enhancer used prior to grouting unless it is epoxy grout then you are okay. If you choose to use this product prior to grouting,...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-18-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
It is important that with Grout Release you do...

It is important that with Grout Release you do not allow a residue to form or it can be very difficult to remove. However to answer your question yes if there is any type of residue is left it...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-18-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
It is important that with Grout Release you do...

It is important that with Grout Release you do not allow a residue to form or it can be very difficult to remove. However to answer your question yes if there is any type of residue is left it...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-17-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
John - We do not recommend to use the...

John -


We do not recommend to use the STONETECH Enhancer or the Enhancer Pro as a grout release. These are transformers and if you use them as a grout release and then grout there is a chance...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-17-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
John - We do not recommend to use the...

John -


We do not recommend to use the STONETECH Enhancer or the Enhancer Pro as a grout release. These are transformers and if you use them as a grout release and then grout there is a chance...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 12-16-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 646
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Joe - When you are using any type of...

Hi Joe -
When you are using any type of enhancers typically they will tell you to make sure that the stone is free and clear of any sealers. The best product we have for travertine would be...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 12-16-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Joe - When you are using any type of...

Hi Joe -
When you are using any type of enhancers typically they will tell you to make sure that the stone is free and clear of any sealers. The best product we have for travertine would be...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Terrazzo can consist of marble, quartz, granite,...

Terrazzo can consist of marble, quartz, granite, glass and other types of aggregate chips mixed with a binder that is Portland cement based, resin based or a hybrid of both types and colored...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-13-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,990
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
That method will work just fine. It will be...

That method will work just fine. It will be important to be fairly precise in dividing up the water and powder into smaller amounts to keep the color consistent.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-12-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,990
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Jeff - give our tech team a call at...

Jeff - give our tech team a call at 1.800.243.4788 x1235
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-31-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Roy - READY-TO-USE is an acrylic based grout...

Hi Roy - READY-TO-USE is an acrylic based grout and uses similar if not the same aggregate as the one in the SPECTRALOCK Translucent. SPECTRALOCK Translucent is epoxy based and uses glass beads as...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-29-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,206
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Bob, our recommendation would always be to use...

Bob, our recommendation would always be to use caulk in changes in plane. If you choose to use grout and it fails you would then have to remove it and replace it with caulk. We would suggest using...
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