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Unread 10-28-2003, 12:59 PM   #1
marcnkelly
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Tile in cold weather

Hello,

I was wondering if anyone could give me advice on how to work on a tileing project in cold weather. I live in the NorthEast and wanted to tile my bathroom in the January time frame... the problem is that I do not have anywhere to set up my wet saw except for the outside.
Any advice??
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Unread 10-28-2003, 04:00 PM   #2
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let it warm up before installing.(the tile) And dont let the water freeze!!
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Unread 10-28-2003, 04:33 PM   #3
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Set in up in the hallway or bedroom and break it down at night.

Use a water heater for fish tanks.

Buy a portable heater.
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Unread 10-28-2003, 05:45 PM   #4
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Welcome marcnkelly,

First remember to keep everything at room temp. (tile,thinset,grout etc.)If I don't have the room to set up inside, I use a water heater for the wet saw. How about the basement, or Garage. Extra steps, but "warm". As a last resort, I do the cuts outside and only after all the rest of the tile is installed. I don't like the COLDany more than the next person. Seriously, try looking around the house for a warm spot. Maybe kitchen. Put poly down on the floor etc. Yankee resoursefulness will come to the forefront. Good luck!

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