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Old 09-13-2019, 10:33 PM   #1
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How does this look to the pros

Hey all just got my floor done wat do the pros think?

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Old Yesterday, 07:51 AM   #2
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Hmmm, you're asking for critique?

First two photos are out of focus. Can of WD-40 looks lonely. I like grout floats with blue handles.

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Exactly lol wd40 was a marker for a repair not to step on

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I'm not a fan of the stairstep look with planks, but aside from that it looks ok in the pics.
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I would’ve used a crack iso membrane over the slab. And the thinset should’ve been notched parallel to the short edge of the tile. And it doesn’t seem as if there’s enough of a perimeter joint. Otherwise looks fine from here.
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I would’ve used a crack iso membrane over the slab. And the thinset should’ve been notched parallel to the short edge of the tile. And it doesn’t seem as if there’s enough of a perimeter joint. Otherwise looks fine from here.
He used laticrete hydro ban on top of the slab

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Looks like you have a random stagger, I like it.
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Yes I was very adamant about not having standard grout joints

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Like Lou said, running the thinset notches the short direction will give better coverage but that's not a rule I always follow. I do skim coat the backs of every piece which I feel is very important. For many years we didn't even do that and that was with thinsets that didn't have near the bond of today's thinsets. Nice floor.
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Are you sure he used Hydroban? I don't see any on that surface and it's easy to identify. It's kind of a dark sage green and would be obvious.
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He definitely did iwas there when it was put down but the compound dust I guess took the green away

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