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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 07:38 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Sanded is stronger, but, depending on the actual...

Sanded is stronger, but, depending on the actual gap that needs to be filled is greater than 1/8", you need to use a sanded one. At 1/8" and below, you have a choice, but generally, unsanded is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2019, 05:10 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Think about it somewhat as the volume through the...

Think about it somewhat as the volume through the weep holes versus the amount of water that could be building up around the entire drain assembly. Then, as was mentioned, when you use the sealant...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-14-2019, 05:46 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
I think I may have linked this earlier, but this...

I think I may have linked this earlier, but this is maybe your most reliable way to keep weep holes open. https://noblecompany.com/products/positive-weep-protector

One guy suggested putting some...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-10-2019, 03:33 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
This product might help to keep the weep holes...

This product might help to keep the weep holes clear https://noblecompany.com/products/positive-weep-protector
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 03:03 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
The water will go down to the liner...the liner...

The water will go down to the liner...the liner needs to be properly sloped. The top layer helps ensure most of the water flows directly to the drain and doesn't penetrate, but any that does get...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 02:47 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Capillary action can hold water in places you...

Capillary action can hold water in places you wouldn't think, and prevent it from flowing as you expect. That's one reason why the liner needs that minimum slope to ensure gravity can overcome the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-07-2019, 06:39 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
A mud bed SHOULD become saturated if you flood...

A mud bed SHOULD become saturated if you flood it. It should also drain the surface water off when you open up the drain, but there will be water weeping down the drain for maybe hours afterwards.
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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2019, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Assuming the grout is hard (indicating it cured...

Assuming the grout is hard (indicating it cured and was not too old and already fired off), as said, it's not the grout that is the problem.

Natural stone varies, even across the same quarry, and...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 11:41 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
First off, your slope does not meet the...

First off, your slope does not meet the standards...it's a minimum of 1/4"/foot. The first one was almost 2.5', so 5/8" drop or so, to what you stated as 3/8" assuming I read it right.

THen,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 08:39 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Thinset, tile, and grout are all less than...

Thinset, tile, and grout are all less than waterproof. Deck mud, OTOH, is pretty porous, so moisture SHOULD pass through it fairly quickly, the others, less so, but still potentially noticeable. ...
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