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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-05-2022, 12:28 AM
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Posted By jadnashua
You need thinset underneath the profile to ensure...

You need thinset underneath the profile to ensure it has 100% support to handle the weight. Note, if you don't clean the SS profile off fairly quickly, it might get stained by the thinset on the...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-20-2022, 12:20 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
One thing to keep in mind is that the strength of...

One thing to keep in mind is that the strength of any cement based product is based on it curing for 28-days. It achieves a good percentage of its strength in the first few, a lot more by a week,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2022, 11:08 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
FWIW, the instructions say nothing about using a...

FWIW, the instructions say nothing about using a sealer on the tile and imply that it is quite impervious. Now, the grout, depends on what you use, might benefit. If you're not careful when...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-19-2022, 06:18 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Remind me, what kind of tile are you using? A...

Remind me, what kind of tile are you using? A good porcelain is nearly impervious and won't absorb any sealer. I'm not sure a mineral oil based sealer is a good idea, either. Depending on what...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 01-03-2022, 04:56 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
What you want is to use the flat side of the...

What you want is to use the flat side of the trowel and press the thinset into the pores of the tile, then you end up scraping most of it off. Done right, it does make for a more consistent bond,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-16-2021, 07:03 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
Depends somewhat on the type of grout you're...

Depends somewhat on the type of grout you're using. Old-timers sometimes used a wet large sheet of burlap that they pulled across the floor at a very low angle, so that almost all of it was laying...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-10-2021, 05:15 PM
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Posted By jadnashua
1/16" grout lines are a pain to set and to fill...

1/16" grout lines are a pain to set and to fill with grout...1/8" ones are easier.

Spectralock allows you to use less than the full amount of the powder when mixing it up to allow getting into the...
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