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    Re: Shower Pan

    Laticrete Hydroban is the bes product that I have found to use. Your gaps between the 2 surfaces of the cement board shouldn't be any bigger then 1/8 to 3/16 or an inch. The hydroban is brushed or...
  2. Re: Removing Metal Lath / Cement Tile Walls?

    I recently went through the samething. You have the right idea just use a prybar and hammer and sawzall to remove it. it just takes time and it will come off in small pieces.
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    Re: proper thin-set application?

    How big are the tiles? Are you using epoxy grout once the tile is set? how many blobs is he using under each tile?

    For a 12x12 I would use 5 blobs (1 in each corner and 1 in the center). What he...
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    Re: Grout problems

    Follow the instructions on the bag and ONLY mix it with the required amount of water. More water or less water mixed with each bag will cause the color variation. Get a measuring cut and use it to...
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    Re: Bath Fitter or DIY Tile and epoxy???

    DIY, but use 1/2" cement board, THINSET (not mastic), and epoxy grout. 3800 is way too high. 1500 in materials and a weekend of labor and it will look like a million bucks!!!
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    Re: waterproofing shower

    www.laticrete.com The product they used on the show is called Hydroban by Laticrete. It costs about $300 for a 5 gal pail and will cover 250 to 300 sqft. It can be brushed/rolled on but all of the...
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    Re: Ceramic Tile over linoleum

    If you dont take it up you asking for problems later on down the road. Thinset is not made to stick to the lino floor. Also consider the underlayment under the lino. Most of the time it is 1/4 luwan...
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