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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2008, 10:55 AM
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Posted By Bella Vista
modified vs unmodified

We produce porcelain tile and my understanding has been to set it with a good modified. Now I hear that with kerdi you have to use unmodified. Is there a significant difference? We are talking about...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Bella Vista
When I called Schluter they were very adamant...

When I called Schluter they were very adamant about using unmodified. Trask said he uses epoxy successfully. I just wanted to hear it from Schluter since I am not responsible for the whole...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 06-23-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,288
Posted By Bella Vista
adhesive for mounting mosaic ON TO mesh

I'm still trying to figure the best way to prep our mosaic compositions for installation. I'm wondering the best adhesive to put the pieces on to mesh. Silicone? construction adhesive? epoxy? (yuk)....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-29-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bella Vista
I called the schluter folks and they say to use...

I called the schluter folks and they say to use only unmodified thinset... period! I am not used to hearing this because our tile is porcelain and everyone says to use modified on the porcelain. Is...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,610
Posted By Bella Vista
Pebble floor in shower

Here is a problem situation we are encountering. Several customers want pebble mosaic on their shower floors. The last installer was unable to provide drainage on the floor so it has puddles in a few...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bella Vista
I should explain better. The mural is composed of...

I should explain better. The mural is composed of over 100 pieces of different sizes. One choice is to label all the pieces and make a map for the installer. (which would be a pain) The other choice...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-28-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,522
Posted By Bella Vista
tile mural on kerdi

Hi again,
We are working on tile mural/mosaic and the installer is using kerdi in the shower. The panel is 2 x 5 feet. I'm thinking of putting it on the kerdi in the studion before installation. Can...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bella Vista
ok straight skinny from Laticrete: wash hardi...

ok straight skinny from Laticrete: wash hardi with water then apply 9235. Did not recomend priming with watered down 9235. He did say I could skim coat with thinset. Don't think i'll go there....
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-21-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bella Vista
I am leaving a 2" edge of the Hardi around the...

I am leaving a 2" edge of the Hardi around the mosaic. I assume then the installer will tape the joint and seal with surrounding material. I am just following the instructions but feel a little...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bella Vista
So even though it looks like it has iffy...

So even though it looks like it has iffy adhesion... not to worry? Is this just the nature of the beast? What about dampening the board to improve adhesion? Thanks allot for the input. We have been...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bella Vista
yes the fabric is in the kit. By the way what is...

yes the fabric is in the kit. By the way what is cbu? is it a brand of cement board or cement board in particular.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-20-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By Bella Vista
Laticrete 9235 adhesion

I'm working on a project they specified 1/4 inch Hardibacker with 9235 waterproofing membrane. I will be setting mosaic pieces with Latapoxy in the shop on the treated panels then shipping to the job...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-03-2008, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,807
Posted By Bella Vista
Latapoxy 300

Trask, Thanks for your input on the project I am working on. I think we met a Coverings. You were interested in our line for your store. I went to your website and remembered your company. In regards...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,807
Posted By Bella Vista
Thank you all for the prompt responses. I am not...

Thank you all for the prompt responses. I am not familiar with Noble TS you mentioned. The installer specified Hardi board. I am familiar with but have never used Wedi board. In any case I think I...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-02-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,807
Posted By Bella Vista
Waterproofing, Expoxy Adhesive and Mosaic

I could use some professional advice. We make handmade tile. We have dealers around the country that sell our tile for us. One of the products we make are mosaic elements that we combine into murals...
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