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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-08-2019, 07:42 AM
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Posted By speed51133
If these were tiles I'd say have him rip it out....

If these were tiles I'd say have him rip it out. Since they are thick pavers, it may be ok. What I don't like is the fact it is outdoor and in a freezing climate. Water could expand in there when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2019, 02:55 PM
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Posted By speed51133
Looks like the mason did not use enough mortar...

Looks like the mason did not use enough mortar under the pavers. What notch trowel did he use? Did he back butter the pavers?

I would fill those gaps in with SOMETHING that does not absorb water,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-01-2019, 09:13 AM
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Posted By speed51133
a very valid concern. I dont like that gap either...

a very valid concern. I dont like that gap either in a freezing climate. I would fill it with a closed cell foam backer rod and SOME kind of elastomeric filling. Probably Sika flex....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-05-2019, 09:11 AM
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Posted By speed51133
you would want to make the whole thing very flat...

you would want to make the whole thing very flat though to avoid cracking thin tiles, wouldnt you?
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-04-2019, 02:30 PM
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Posted By speed51133
Maybe I missed it, but putting your geographical...

Maybe I missed it, but putting your geographical location always helps. Different methods for freeze/thaw cycles.....
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