Tiling Outdoor Kitchen


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Old 06-07-19, 08:03 AM
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Tiling Outdoor Kitchen

We are installing tile on an outdoor kitchen. The longest side of the kitchen is just over 8 feet. Do I need to put in expansion joints? Currently considering very small tile spacing. Would larger tile spacing help with the expansion and contraction?
 
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Old 06-07-19, 08:50 AM
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You dont want any expansion or expansion joints, the structure the tile is being added to should be robust enough to not flex otherwise the tiles will pop off!
 
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What is the substrate? If going over a concrete pad with expansion joints, you do have to account for those.
 
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Tile is on the walls of the structure only and it is going over durock. Thank you!
 
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Old 06-08-19, 07:12 AM
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Your wall has no expansion joints so your tile should not either.
 
 

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