You know how tempting it is to grab that bucket of premixed tile mastic off of the shelf for your tile project. It's premixed, already the proper consistency, and it's really easy to use. But you've heard the horror stories on the internet from people that used tile glue. The tear-outs. The … [Read more...] about Premixed Tile Mastic: Where TO use it and What NOT to use it on
At last, mixing small batches of thinset doesn't have to be a secret! Finally, you too can know the exact amount of water and thinset powder to add together to get the perfect thinset consistency. This means: Rather, this post explains how to mix the right amounts of the proper … [Read more...] about How to Mix Small Batches of Thinset Mortar
Mixing thinset. It must be a big secret. Otherwise, why can't you get a straight answer? Perhaps you've heard these: Yes, I've heard every one of those before and it's frustrating. I know premixed tile mastic is easy but there are very few places that you want to use that stuff. My goal … [Read more...] about How to Mix Thinset Mortar
Are you wondering about modified vs unmodified thinset mortars? Perhaps, you are thinking of installing a Ditra-Heat floor or a Schluter Kerdi Shower System? The internet is full of information and even misinformation on this very subject. In fact, this debate has stoked many of the … [Read more...] about Modified vs Unmodified Thinset: Deciphering which you need for Schluter Kerdi & Ditra
It's difficult enough just selecting your tile let alone a tile mortar. Now you walk into the thinset aisle at the home improvement store and there are eight different choices of thinset mortar. Suddenly, questions start furiously bouncing into your head: Finally, your answers are here! … [Read more...] about Tile Thinset Mortar: How to Buy the Best Adhesive for YOU!