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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-18-2019, 09:34 AM
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Posted By speed51133
sanded is more durable. look at mapei...

sanded is more durable.

look at mapei ultracolor plus FA. The FA stands for fine aggregate.

http://www.mapeihome.com/ultracolor-plus
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 02:11 PM
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Posted By speed51133
I would not do unsanded in a shower floor, but...

I would not do unsanded in a shower floor, but that is me...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-17-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 66
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Posted By speed51133
those air pockets in the grout don't matter....

those air pockets in the grout don't matter. again, your grout was not the problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-15-2019, 11:29 AM
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Posted By speed51133
I have a question regarding weep holes that I've...

I have a question regarding weep holes that I've never quite understood.if the mud pan is porous enough for water to soak through it down to the liner and float the drain, why is it then not poor...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 02:49 PM
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Posted By speed51133
Jim, are you referring to the need to change the...

Jim, are you referring to the need to change the slope of the pre-slope bed, or that making the final slope steeper will help fix the issue??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 01:20 PM
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Posted By speed51133
I really don't think what you are doing will make...

I really don't think what you are doing will make any difference at all, but it can't make it worse.

if you are changing to porcelain in the process, that will directly address the issue.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 11:37 AM
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Posted By speed51133
the only way that would really help is if you...

the only way that would really help is if you could make the pre-slope steeper. you can't do that unless you cut out the liner....

I don't think just re-doing the final slope would really help...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-09-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By speed51133
Is your plan to clear it out then re-pack and...

Is your plan to clear it out then re-pack and re-set tile? If you get the same darkening tiles, I would opt for an "enhancing sealer" and live with whatever the results are.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-04-2019, 12:54 PM
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Posted By speed51133
it's not the grout:bonk:

it's not the grout:bonk:
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By speed51133
Again, your issue is not the grout. I would not...

Again, your issue is not the grout. I would not fixate on it at all. Grout can be underwater 24/7. Getting it wet doesn't matter. Even missing grout is not your problem.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,528
Posted By speed51133
did you test and measure both the preslope and...

did you test and measure both the preslope and final slope for proper slope and consistency?? Is the drain set too high in the mortar bed?

Your issue is NOT water getting "under" the tile through...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By speed51133
Was the floor waterproofed??

Was the floor waterproofed??
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 12-03-2019, 04:31 PM
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Posted By speed51133
it may be the nature of the beast with marble....

it may be the nature of the beast with marble. This issue comes up time and time again. One of the reasons why real marble is frowned upon, despite it being in all the instigramz.

I would not...
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