What is thinset mortar?

Answer If you have or want tile flooring, counters or walls in your home, the least expensive mortar is thinset. A thin layer of this cement blend is applied to the back of tiles to make them stick to a c... Read More »

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What is the masonry mortar mix ratio for type N mortar?

1:3ish Use for non-load application. Mix with sand to produce a mortar for bricks and blocks. Mix proportions by weight for TYPE N Mortar- 10 kg Masonry Cement - 35 kg Sand

How to Waterproof Under Thinset?

If you're planning a do-it-yourself job of tiling the shower or the kitchen, and you know there will be plenty of water on the tiles, it is essential that you properly waterproof the substrate befo... Read More »

How to Remove an Existing Thinset?

After removing tiles, it is necessary to remove the left over thinset adhesive used to bind the tile to the floor surface. When thinset dries, it becomes extremely hard. A large amount comes away w... Read More »

How much thinset per square foot?

one bag of thinset can cost about 13 dollars for versabond wich I recommend as a tile setter for 15 years. One bag can 60-80 square with a quarter inch trowel and less with bigger trowels. 3 eight... Read More »