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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Premium Acrylic Caulk is good enough for most...

Premium Acrylic Caulk is good enough for most applications including bathtubs but they do not perform as well as silicon caulks like LATASIL...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Always pre-seal natural stone tiles regardless of...

Always pre-seal natural stone tiles regardless of grout being used. Pre-sealing doesn't mean sealing and only a few coats would do depending stone's porosity. A mock up is a must for any natural...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 09-10-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Using a sealer is not a good idea with porcelain...

Using a sealer is not a good idea with porcelain tile but it also depends on the type of sealer or grout release being used. Most sealers/grout release agents are not designed for use with porcelain...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 08-03-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 406
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Ming - I have a few documents that should...

Hi Ming - I have a few documents that should help:
1. Installation of Ceramic Tile In Swimming Pools - TDS 192...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 07-31-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 406
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Bob, Here is a link...

Hi Bob,
Here is a link (https://cdn.laticrete.com/~/media/support-and-downloads/technical-datasheets/mci105.ashx?la=en&vs=2&d=20200228T181120Z&hash=C2905DE105680640B404A545704907F386367BAF) to...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-27-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,095
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
It looks like you either don't have enough...

It looks like you either don't have enough support, or you are using to little or to much material for your setting bed, which in hand may also be leading to what you are explaining.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Sorry if I confused you. The TDS I shared says...

Sorry if I confused you.
The TDS I shared says that if you want the thin-set to be the same color, then you would use color packs. You would still use a colored grout. It is not a one step...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-23-2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,113
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
This installation requires that the same mortar...

This installation requires that the same mortar mix used to set the glass mosaics is also used to grout the tile. This is commonly referred to as the One-Step Method. For the one-step installation...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-30-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 366
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
This might help - if you're needing to make touch...

This might help - if you're needing to make touch ups/repairs you don't have to mix a full bag. This video (https://youtu.be/a_R9z2gl56o) made by 2 of our LATICRETE reps helps explain how.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-17-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Hi Vince - please reach out to our local...

Hi Vince - please reach out to our local LATICRETE rep Francis Trudel at (514) 502-6556 or ftrudel@laticrete.com to help. He's in the area and can help.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 04-28-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
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: 646
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: 646
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: 39
Views: 6,434
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: 832
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: 1,146
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: 765
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: 1,004
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: 1,004
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: 1,004
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: 1,004
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: 1,820
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: 885
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: 885
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: 885
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...
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