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Unread 03-16-2007, 03:01 PM   #1
Stevengould46
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tile outdoors?

I have a covered entryway that I would like to tile. Assuming that the subfloor is adequate, my concern is whether the weather will be a factor. I live in NY and worry that freezing and thawing in the winter will crack the grout joints.
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Unread 03-16-2007, 04:29 PM   #2
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Typical spec for outdoor tile in freeze thaw state is:

Dirt
Sand
Sloped Mortar Bed
Membrane
Troba
Sloped Setting Bed
Thinset Tile
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