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Unread 09-21-2020, 02:12 PM   #16
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That would be correct, WS.

The 549 would be your best option in my opinion.
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Unread 09-22-2020, 09:40 PM   #17
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This isn't unusual with self-leveling. It's a tough go on the first few tries. Looks beautiful when it's wet but then it dries and you can see all of the imperfections.

Additionally, behind the toilets are tough to get flat and even with the rest of it. Being low is better than being too high.

What I would do it use the Henry's feather finish to patch it in from here. Mix up just a little bit of it and place it in the corner behind the toilet flange. Then use a straight-edge along the left wall and use it to flatten down the spot in the corner.

Then let the corner dry (just a few minutes) and fill in between- again with Feather Finish. It's hard to explain over typing so I hope it makes sense.
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Ok guys, this is getting rough for me. I used the Henry 549 to get things leveled up. This coming week I was planning on tiling, and I noticed this small crack, which splits off and spans the entire length and width of the room.

What now? Repair it with 549?

I'm a glutton for punishment, it seems.
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Can't quit tell, WS, are those cracks in the concrete or in the 549?
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cracks are in the 542 liquid backerboard.
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It's not unusual to get hairline cracks in self leveler. I haven't noticed them as much when I use Ardex Liquid Backer Board but I usually cover fairly quickly. You've had yours down for a while.

If nothing seems loose on there then I don't know that it's anything to worry about but I understand how it can be unsettling.

You could always put a call in to Ardex corporate and see what they say about it. If you do that, it'd be nice if you reported back what you hear for the benefit of others that will have this issue in the future.
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Unread 10-06-2020, 08:36 AM   #22
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Henry customer service said ok to repair with 549. I will wait to do that until I am ready to tile over it.
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