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Unread 11-06-2012, 04:06 PM   #91
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Ok I sure will. Mapei had told me it was. If its not, why is it so expensive then? It's almost 25 a bag compared day versabond which is 15. Do y'all have a recommendation? I'm fixing to lay 16x16 porcelain on concrete.
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UF2's closest conversion to CBP is versabond flex according to my laticrete cross over sheet.
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Hi Cabot, of the big box stores, what would you use to lay 16x16 porcelain on concrete? Would you use medium bed or thinset? I've gotten confused from all the choices. I still have some more flatness checks but the preliminary checks show very flat concrete.
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For the DIY factor I'd recommend the marble medium set from home burrito over the versabond. Sure one can use versabond but there would be more wiggle room with the medium set.

If you can get your hands on some 4XLT use that.
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Ok. I need some advise on installing a glass tile border in the shower. Here is some pics.
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It's on a mesh. Could you guide me on the install? Thanks.
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Make some wood blocks as shown below, The blocks (or strips) car the size of the inset plus 2 grout joints (one upper and one lower) Install the field tiles then come back for the inlay.
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Thanks Cabot. What kind of tile spacers are those? I've never seen any like that.
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Tavy spacers. They can be used as Paul is using them, or flipped around to form the intersection where 4 tiles meet each other (on a straight-lay pattern), but doing so prevents you from seeing the corners to make superfine adjustments.

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The whites ones yes. What are the red things?
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red is TLS aka tuscan leveling system. Its linked right here >>>>>
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What kind of spacing would you put between the 12x12 and the glass border?
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For those sorts of things, we usually make the spacing close to the spacing between the glass tiles. A little bigger or smaller is usually fine too.
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One more question guys. How do you do the corners on the glass tile on mesh I have. Would you do the back wall first, then, overlap them with the side walls? Or would you stop both a little a head of the corner so the form a 90 on the ends? Thanks for the help!
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The same as you would any wall, The back wall gets done first, tucked behind the side wall. If you don't lap one over the other, then caulking becomes a nightmare.
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Ok thanks for the help. More tiling this weekend.
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