Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile

Welcome to John Bridge / Tile Your World, the friendliest DIY Forum on the Internet


Advertiser Directory
JohnBridge.com Home
Buy John Bridge's Books

Go Back   Ceramic Tile Advice Forums - John Bridge Ceramic Tile > Tile & Stone Forums > Tile Forum/Advice Board

Sponsors


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Unread 03-21-2008, 09:52 PM   #1
CrazyHorse
Aaron
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 25
Question about Kerdi Band

I was wondering how Kerdi can be said to be waterproof, given the method outlined by Schluter for seaming, using unmodified thinset under the Kerdi Band as the adhesive. Can this thinset be waterproof? Wouldn't some sort of epoxy or something be better? I don't doubt the membrane itself is waterproof but how can the thinset be?
CrazyHorse is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Unread 03-21-2008, 10:09 PM   #2
Brad Denny
CTEF Director
 
Brad Denny's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Goodlettsville, TN
Posts: 4,164
Hi there,
Installed properly, the Band will overlap enough that water couldn't possibly migrate through the thinset.
__________________
Brad


Brad Denny is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-22-2008, 12:10 AM   #3
sandbagger
Registered User
 
sandbagger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Tucson, AZ
Posts: 5,383
this is not a swimming pool that will have water 24/7 - it's a shower, fer cryin' out loud.
__________________
-art-
__________________________

"The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government -- lest it come to dominate our lives and interests."

Patrick Henry
sandbagger is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 03-22-2008, 06:41 AM   #4
John Bridge
Mudmeister
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Rosanky, Texas
Posts: 68,813
Send a message via AIM to John Bridge
Hi Crazy Horse, put a first name up there for us, will ya?

Water migration when a Kerdi container is filled is less than 3/8 in. into the seam after a couple weeks. The two-inch overlap provides a screw-up factor.
John Bridge is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Stonetooling.com   Tile-Assn.com   National Gypsum Permabase


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:50 AM.


Sponsors

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2018 John Bridge & Associates, LLC