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Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 07-20-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 820
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
The source of the moisture would need to be...

The source of the moisture would need to be addressed. From the info we can see, it is likely hydrostatic pressure that is building up under his basement slab, and is being exposed now due to recent...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 06-16-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
We'd recommend using STONETECH Bulletproof...

We'd recommend using STONETECH Bulletproof (https://laticrete.com/en/tile-and-stone-care-and-maintenance/stonetech-protect/stonetech-bulletproof-sealer). It will take 2-3 coats most likely.

Here...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-10-2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
I won't be there, but some of my LATICRETE...

I won't be there, but some of my LATICRETE teammate will be (at our booth). I'll just be at TSP this year.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 06-07-2021, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,765
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
I will be there! I'm actually presenting about...

I will be there! I'm actually presenting about social media at the technical session on Monday. I'll also be at the LATICRETE booth. I hope to meet some old and new friends. Be sure to stop and say...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 05-06-2021, 12:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,708
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Often when that happens is you either/all applied...

Often when that happens is you either/all applied the second coat too soon, applied one or both coats too thick, there was moisture below the system that caused the bubbling, or often most likely in...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Thank you for the responses! I've created another...

Thank you for the responses! I've created another post to hopefully get some more as well.
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 04-05-2021, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Homeowner Survey - Request for Participation

Are you a homeowner looking for advice regarding your tile installation? Have you, or are you considering hiring a tile contractor? The National Tile Contractor’s Association is working with members...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-22-2021, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
I received clarification, per the detail I...

I received clarification, per the detail I shared, 3/4" is the minimum thickness.
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-17-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Yes, CX direct from our Tech Team. Here's some...

Yes, CX direct from our Tech Team. Here's some more clarification from them:

Right, the note about bonded mortar bed being easier is just a differentiation between both methods regardless of...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-09-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
You can do both bonded and unbonded mortar bed...

You can do both bonded and unbonded mortar bed with our linear drains regardless of drain placement. Doing bonded is always easier as it allows you to build the mortar bed as thin as possible,...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 03-09-2021, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 837
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Homeowner Survey - Request for Participation

Are you a homeowner looking for advice regarding your tile installation? Have you, or are you considering hiring a tile contractor? The National Tile Contractor’s Association is working with...
Forum: Cleaning, Restoration and Sealing 03-05-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
The care and maintenance of PERMACOLOR Select...

The care and maintenance of PERMACOLOR Select would be to clean with neutral cleaners. The PERMACOLOR Select grout have additives built into the grout to help with stain resistance and is not...
Forum: Professionals' Hangout 03-05-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 654
Posted By Sharon @ LATICRETE
Our SPECTRALOCK Dazzle...

Our SPECTRALOCK Dazzle (https://laticrete.com/tile-and-stone-installation/grouts/epoxy-grouts/spectralock-dazzle) glitter component can be added to our SPECTRALOCK epoxy grouts and our ready to use...
Forum: Tile Forum/Advice Board 10-28-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
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: 595
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: 476
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: 673
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: 716
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: 28
Views: 2,117
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: 24
Views: 2,607
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: 24
Views: 2,607
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: 539
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: 381
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: 1,242
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: 1,242
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...
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