When you lay tile how high is the thin set?

Answer The thickness of thinset used when laying tile depends on the size of the tile and whether it is on the wall or floor. Several different trowel sizes are available. Choose one that is meant for you... Read More »

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How to Install Thin Tile?

Installing tile is one component of a home makeover. Tile adds full coverage to floors with durability and color that makes the room like new. However, there is a right way and a wrong way to insta... Read More »

Can you just use thin set right on the plywood floor and then tile?

No. A subfloor needs to be 1 1/4" thick. Ceramic needs an extremely stable substrate. When thinset is added to the floor the water in the mixture weakens the plywood. Any flex in a subfloor will ca... Read More »

Can thin set mortar be substituted for tile grout?

Nope, Mortar & Cement (Thinset) are two different types of setting materials & respond differently to stress & compression.

How Do I Cover Tile Countertops With Thin Quartz?

Replacing an old, worn-out countertop with a quartz compound surface is an excellent way to update your kitchen or bath. Various manufacturers offer quartz surfaces, which mimic the look of granite... Read More »